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Does ditching coal come at too high a price?

The majority of scientists and politicians agree that one of the most urgent issues we face globally is that of climate change. They profess that putting an end to coal production by the first half of the 2030s is both essential and achievable,...

UK laptop ban: practical move or political ploy?

The UK has recently announced a new ban on certain electronic devices, including tablets, laptops and anything larger than a mobile phone from being carried in hand luggage. This ban applies to flights coming into Britain from a selection of Middle...

Is the new 12-sided pound coin really worth it?

As if the new plastic banknote wasn’t exciting enough the Royal Mint has introduced a new 12-sided pound coin into circulation. According to the Treasury will be “the most secure coin in the world”. This is the first time the pound coin has...

The Student Newspaper 2016