Observations of an Expat: A Tale of Two Elections

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Tom Arms

It was the best of elections. It was the worst of elections.

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Observations of an Expat: May U-Turn

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Tom Arms

The Lady turned—big time.

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Acrimonious election campaign deepens Northern Ireland deadlock

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Ian Graham

Acrimonious campaigning ahead of Thursday snap elections in Northern Ireland has increased antagonism between pro-British unionists and Irish nationalists and exacerbated fears devolved power may revert to London for the first time in a decade.

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‘Ministers have let us down’ – Child abuse victims tell Assembly

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Amnesty International

Victims of child abuse have told a Northern Ireland Assembly committee today that The Executive Office has failed to prepare for the establishment of a compensation scheme following the conclusion of the Historic Institutional Abuse Inquiry.

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Observations of an Expat: Brexit Repercussions

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Tom Arms

It looks like Marx was right. The world revolution will start in Britain. It started on Thursday.

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Britain votes to leave EU, unleashing a global turmoil

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Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday’s landmark referendum showed, a stunning repudiation of the nation’s elites that deals the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two.

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