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Sticky: Quiz of the Week: The Master Thread! (Pgs: 1 2) 12-02-2021 12 Feb 18:36 Replies: 29 Views: 1,190
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Sticky: Guidelines for News and Current Affairs 09-07-2020 09 Jul 2020 17:35 Replies: 3 Views: 2,650
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Sticky: Debate and Current Affairs is recruiting! 21-10-2018 21 Oct 2018 15:52 Replies: 0 Views: 2,380
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UK Gov publishes race report (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 4 weeks ago 07 Apr 19:19 Replies: 215 Views: 4,210
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AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s (Pgs: 1 2 3) 4 weeks ago 07 Apr 15:33 Replies: 48 Views: 960
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Police shoot black men dead for Jaywalking (Pgs: 1 2) 4 weeks ago 07 Apr 4:46 Replies: 32 Views: 690
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RIP Paul Ritter 4 weeks ago 06 Apr 19:53 Replies: 4 Views: 110
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Linked: Cat Lovers Society! =^_^=
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Pontin's has been refusing admission to those with "undesirable" Irish surnames (Pgs: 1 2) 4 weeks ago 05 Apr 21:28 Replies: 23 Views: 530
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EU declared 'LGBT freedom zone' in response to Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' (Pgs: 1 2) 04-04-2021 04 Apr 9:38 Replies: 20 Views: 430
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50 plus killed on derailed train in a tunnel in Taiwan 03-04-2021 03 Apr 13:59 Replies: 0 Views: 130
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US Police Officer killed in US Capitol car ramming attack 03-04-2021 03 Apr 11:25 Replies: 10 Views: 240
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Sarah Everard: Missing 33-year old in South London (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 03-04-2021 03 Apr 8:42 Replies: 204 Views: 5,060
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Is Britain the only country that doesn't use water canons on it's citizens? 03-04-2021 03 Apr 7:26 Replies: 6 Views: 160
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Linked: Race report: 'UK not deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities'
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US threatens to pummel UK industries (Pgs: 1 2) 01-04-2021 01 Apr 8:26 Replies: 20 Views: 300
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A new bill would defund new ICBMs to pay for coronavirus vaccine research 01-04-2021 01 Apr 3:38 Replies: 0 Views: 70
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Don Corleone's active investigation count is 14 31-03-2021 31 Mar 19:59 Replies: 0 Views: 120
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People may quit if forced to work from home - Rishi Sunak 31-03-2021 31 Mar 7:09 Replies: 19 Views: 400
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Dulwich College is a 'breeding ground for sexual predators' (Pgs: 1 2) 29-03-2021 29 Mar 23:59 Replies: 20 Views: 810
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Please be aware of the Royal Mail scam 29-03-2021 29 Mar 13:02 Replies: 8 Views: 230
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Denmark will limit the number of 'non-Western' residents in neighbourhoods to 30% (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 28-03-2021 28 Mar 9:49 Replies: 60 Views: 1,190
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"Kill the Bill" protest becomes a riot (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 28-03-2021 28 Mar 9:39 Replies: 185 Views: 3,790
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Festivals: 'Grave concerns' over drug safety this summer 28-03-2021 28 Mar 4:04 Replies: 19 Views: 330
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China and the systematic rape of Muslim Uighur women prisoners. (Pgs: 1 2) 27-03-2021 27 Mar 15:47 Replies: 26 Views: 650
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Goldman Sachs boss says 'go extra mile' despite 95-hour week 26-03-2021 26 Mar 23:16 Replies: 12 Views: 250
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Australia: Sex consent app proposal sparks backlash 26-03-2021 26 Mar 20:00 Replies: 17 Views: 200
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genitals are shrinking 26-03-2021 26 Mar 12:28 Replies: 6 Views: 160
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SOAS director steps down after saying '******' when answering question (Pgs: 1 2) 24-03-2021 24 Mar 22:08 Replies: 24 Views: 380
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Police warn students to avoid science website 24-03-2021 24 Mar 1:54 Replies: 9 Views: 290
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Official Thread: Washington DC - Trump protestors storm Capitol Hill (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 23-03-2021 23 Mar 18:03 Replies: 934 Views: 16,000
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97% of young women have been sexually harassed in public places (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 23-03-2021 23 Mar 14:16 Replies: 268 Views: 4,880
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Britains new defence review: more nukes and a regional pivot 23-03-2021 23 Mar 4:42 Replies: 12 Views: 280
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LGBT+ conversion therapy (Pgs: 1 2 3) 21-03-2021 21 Mar 22:53 Replies: 41 Views: 720
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Linked: Why do you want to work for Primark?
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China and Russia openly mock Biden Admin (Pgs: 1 2) 20-03-2021 20 Mar 10:52 Replies: 28 Views: 450
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Canada: man arrested for ... (Pgs: 1 2) 20-03-2021 20 Mar 10:01 Replies: 25 Views: 320
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Prominent Muslim Youth Leader charged with possessing £1.5million of cocaine (Pgs: 1 2 3) 20-03-2021 20 Mar 7:21 Replies: 47 Views: 7,426
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Tinder to introduce background checks 19-03-2021 19 Mar 21:17 Replies: 6 Views: 140
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Why is Europe in such a mess with their vaccinations? (Pgs: 1 2) 19-03-2021 19 Mar 20:53 Replies: 21 Views: 490
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Is classical music for the middle/upper classes? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 19-03-2021 19 Mar 17:21 Replies: 66 Views: 3,645
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The 'super straight' campaign taking over TikTok is actually just ugly transphobic... 18-03-2021 18 Mar 14:05 Replies: 17 Views: 300
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Next month's census will conflate data on sex and gender (Pgs: 1 2 3) 18-03-2021 18 Mar 12:45 Replies: 47 Views: 810
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Poll: When will under 30s be vaccinated? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 18-03-2021 18 Mar 7:00 Replies: 46 Views: 880
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Sex attacker spared jail ... because he’d lose his job?!Content warning (Pgs: 1 2) 18-03-2021 18 Mar 3:06 Replies: 34 Views: 490
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Misogynist murders eight people 18-03-2021 18 Mar 3:05 Replies: 3 Views: 90
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Why the UK should continue selling arms to Saudi Arabia 17-03-2021 17 Mar 23:46 Replies: 11 Views: 1,980
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Sarah Everard Vigil (Pgs: 1 2) 17-03-2021 17 Mar 11:21 Replies: 35 Views: 620
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Je suis Charlie 16-03-2021 16 Mar 4:17 Replies: 11 Views: 220
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How racist was the UK towards Meghan Markle? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 14-03-2021 14 Mar 13:54 Replies: 289 Views: 6,010
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Milo is no longer Gay (Pgs: 1 2 3) 14-03-2021 14 Mar 12:47 Replies: 48 Views: 870
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Biden Administration targets Iran-backed militias in Syria (Pgs: 1 2 3) 13-03-2021 13 Mar 19:43 Replies: 53 Views: 880
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Incel guilty of mass murder 13-03-2021 13 Mar 18:31 Replies: 11 Views: 210
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Those agreeing with the trend not all men you are the problem (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 12-03-2021 12 Mar 21:36 Replies: 102 Views: 1,730
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The 'anti-racism' movement is sowing deeper division (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 12-03-2021 12 Mar 18:45 Replies: 69 Views: 2,200
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Poll: Is it wrong to fine parents who don’t send their kids back to school on March 8th? 10-03-2021 10 Mar 11:25 Replies: 4 Views: 210
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Why is the UK so racist towards Meghan 09-03-2021 09 Mar 19:40 Replies: 8 Views: 240
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Supreme Court: Shamima Begum not allowed to come to the UK.Content warning (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 08-03-2021 08 Mar 6:36 Replies: 107 Views: 2,150
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Give shamima begum back her uk citizenship (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 08-03-2021 08 Mar 5:25 Replies: 359 Views: 13,820
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Linked: Which is more realistic - Skins or Inbetweeners?
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Mr Potato Head loses "Mr" Title. Are snowflakes to blame? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 05-03-2021 05 Mar 21:59 Replies: 73 Views: 1,450
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can anyone else not stand sara cox? (Pgs: 1 2) 05-03-2021 05 Mar 18:56 Replies: 22 Views: 8,468
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Transwoman:You can't change you gender just because you feel like it (Pgs: 1 2) 04-03-2021 04 Mar 17:43 Replies: 25 Views: 2,350
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MP told to 'dress properly' for House of Commons debate 04-03-2021 04 Mar 5:25 Replies: 19 Views: 260
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Neo-Nazi beats up black security guard 03-03-2021 03 Mar 21:19 Replies: 4 Views: 100
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A question for BAME forum members (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 03-03-2021 03 Mar 20:16 Replies: 67 Views: 1,390
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Linked: Describe the taste of Lucozade
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Stop all the clocks! 02-03-2021 02 Mar 0:41 Replies: 7 Views: 260
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Posts about Shamima Begum 01-03-2021 01 Mar 20:19 Replies: 6 Views: 80
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DiscussionWould you consider this rape? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 01-03-2021 01 Mar 6:33 Replies: 43 Views: 2,948
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Schoolgirl, 17, sent home after her outfit "made teacher feel awkward" 28-02-2021 28 Feb 18:31 Replies: 5 Views: 220
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Madeleine McCann (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 28-02-2021 28 Feb 16:26 Replies: 82 Views: 5,520
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Texas Senator Ted Cruz flew to Mexico amid state energy crisis (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 27-02-2021 27 Feb 11:41 Replies: 69 Views: 740
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PM promises a review into the viability of Vaccine Passports (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 27-02-2021 27 Feb 11:15 Replies: 64 Views: 1,040
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Male lab worker sues for sex discrimination after female boss tells him to man up. 27-02-2021 27 Feb 10:42 Replies: 8 Views: 260
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Poll: Lockdown will end - Everything back to normal in June? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 26-02-2021 26 Feb 13:07 Replies: 50 Views: 750
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Councils to seize empty high street shops to put them back to use. 26-02-2021 26 Feb 4:57 Replies: 13 Views: 200
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Supreme Court says Uber drivers are workers (Pgs: 1 2) 25-02-2021 25 Feb 13:30 Replies: 22 Views: 460
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Impeachment Day (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 25-02-2021 25 Feb 11:02 Replies: 347 Views: 3,980
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Anti-white Broadway musical portrays all the founding fathers as non-white (Pgs: 1 2) 24-02-2021 24 Feb 14:31 Replies: 23 Views: 2,524
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"Being offensive is an offence" (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 24-02-2021 24 Feb 7:58 Replies: 81 Views: 1,300
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Teacher who had sex with pupil banned from profession (Pgs: 1 2) 23-02-2021 23 Feb 11:13 Replies: 33 Views: 2,580
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Facebook Implementing End-To-End Encryption - And People Are Angry About It 22-02-2021 22 Feb 12:17 Replies: 4 Views: 160
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