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{{header2a|header=Introduction to Debate and Current Affairs|body=Debate and Current Affairs is The Student Room's hub of all things discussion. Topical news stories, historical interests, political flairs, international know-hows, or religious persuasions can all be discussed or debated here. If you need to brush up on your general knowledge, or there's just those two people who are wrong on the internet at 3am, this is the place for you. Debate and Current Affairs has seen almost half a million topics discussed so far accumulating almost a staggering five million posts. We've seen visits from Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg, and David Cameron during the 2010 General Election, as well as Lord Browne and David Willetts on discussions about rising student tuition fees. So here's your chance to get your voice heard and make your impact, get involved!

Sections in Debate and Current Affairs

Current Affairs

Got a breaking news topic or want to post the most recent issues for sensible, on-topic discussion? This is the forum for you.
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Trump drains the swamp in final debate 1 Hour Ago Replies: 0
"Schizophrenia not a mental disorder" 1 Hour Ago Replies: 9
Man on trail for farting in child's face?! 1 Hour Ago Replies: 11
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UK Politics

Discuss issues related to the politics of the UK, such as the actions of any MP, any current or potential law, or any other factor affecting the British political system.
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Polish get booed for saying she is discriminated by " 52% who voted leave " 5 minutes ago Replies: 36
£350m a week for the NHS lie finally bites the dust 15 minutes ago Replies: 91
Your 6 favourite UK politicians? 2 hours ago Replies: 37
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Discuss events occurring around the world, relations between countries, or actions of any group or organization with an international focus.
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US Presidential Election 2016 official thread 59 minutes ago Replies: 6985
Should Mars be colonised? 3 hours ago Replies: 26
Chris Stevens, for mer US ambassador to Libya- dead because of Hillary 5 hours ago Replies: 4
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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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What happened on this day in History? 1 day ago Replies: 35
Holocaust naming? 1 day ago Replies: 4
QUIZ: How much do you know about Ancient Greece? 4 days ago Replies: 11
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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Is there any point in living? 7 minutes ago Replies: 25
What is the meaning of life? 17 minutes ago Replies: 64
Stop with the "who created God" argument it's bloody horrendous. 9 hours ago Replies: 228
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Discuss issues that have a social and cultural impact, including but not limited to issues such as racism, teenage pregnancies, the social impact of religion, and the state of the education system.
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Why shouldn't tampons be taxed? 22 minutes ago Replies: 79
"Disagreeing with homosexuality is not homophobic" 1 Hour Ago Replies: 98
The future for the English in London 1 Hour Ago Replies: 1
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Discuss religious, spiritual, and theological issues concerning Christianity, Judaism, Islam, or any other religion.

Model Assemblies

Join the TSR Model House of Commons today and have a go at being a Member of Parliament.

You can get involved with your chosen political party, show how you would run the country by writing laws, and also have a chance to discuss politics with a friendly, like-minded community.

Model House of Commons

TSR's Model Parliament

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Crisis 07 – Falklands Recapture 3 hours ago Replies: 49
Ask the Speaker II 3 hours ago Replies: 536
The Speaker's Chamber 4 hours ago Replies: 1927
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Model United Nations

TSR's Model United Nations

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Vote on the future of the Model European Union 15-09-2016 Replies: 224
JK Rowling admitted her terror when she struck it rich: she isn't alone. 31-07-2016 Replies: 3
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