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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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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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Fort Worth Crash 21-02-2021 21 Feb 15:41 Replies: 11 Views: 120
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Facebook and Australia controversy 20-02-2021 20 Feb 12:53 Replies: 3 Views: 170
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Great news for the little people. 19-02-2021 19 Feb 12:01 Replies: 1 Views: 100
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DR Congo's mysterious metal monolith destroyed by mob 19-02-2021 19 Feb 11:32 Replies: 1 Views: 90
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RIP Adobe Flash (Pgs: 1 2) 18-02-2021 18 Feb 22:22 Replies: 24 Views: 670
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So Trump has been cleared what happens now? 18-02-2021 18 Feb 6:08 Replies: 5 Views: 190
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Bin men rescue missing little girl from kidnapper 16-02-2021 16 Feb 12:36 Replies: 3 Views: 130
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China admits to forced sterilisation, genocide (Pgs: 1 2 3) 16-02-2021 16 Feb 10:27 Replies: 45 Views: 980
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Swine flu - will you wear a mask? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 16-02-2021 16 Feb 5:41 Replies: 133 Views: 7,257
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Ibex takes over Israel 16-02-2021 16 Feb 0:04 Replies: 1 Views: 130
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Brussels attacks: Airport bombing suspect 'arrested' -- BREAKING NEWS (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 14-02-2021 14 Feb 16:42 Replies: 142 Views: 5,910
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British Paedophile sentenced to 14 years in a US jail 13-02-2021 13 Feb 21:17 Replies: 14 Views: 930
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Chestfeeding and human milk (trigger warning)Content warning 13-02-2021 13 Feb 14:15 Replies: 6 Views: 190
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Islamist orders police officer to remove Help for Heroes wristband (Pgs: 1 2) 12-02-2021 12 Feb 21:28 Replies: 22 Views: 2,837
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Poll: The great lockdown debate - P Hitchens Vs D Hodges 12-02-2021 12 Feb 20:32 Replies: 14 Views: 340
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Embarrassing Falls (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 12-02-2021 12 Feb 18:29 Replies: 94 Views: 4,078
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Utah school sparks backlash after giving opt out to black history month (Pgs: 1 2) 11-02-2021 11 Feb 1:29 Replies: 20 Views: 480
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Elon Musk is irresponsible for promoting worthless investments to average people 10-02-2021 10 Feb 8:13 Replies: 1 Views: 170
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Palestinian Who Slaughtered Israeli Family to Receive $3,120 Per Month Reward (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 10-02-2021 10 Feb 1:39 Replies: 70 Views: 3,870
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China's done well, China's handled this amazingly.... Coronavirus (Pgs: 1 2) 09-02-2021 09 Feb 13:17 Replies: 33 Views: 1,600
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Mickey Mouse subjects (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 09-02-2021 09 Feb 9:34 Replies: 113 Views: 10,782
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China is greatest threat to freedom - US intelligence chief (Pgs: 1 2 3) 09-02-2021 09 Feb 6:18 Replies: 52 Views: 1,210
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Trump was a long time KGB asset (Pgs: 1 2) 08-02-2021 08 Feb 11:22 Replies: 23 Views: 560
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Chris Whitty pressured by roadman in U.K street! (Pgs: 1 2) 08-02-2021 08 Feb 9:59 Replies: 30 Views: 600
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Kick all muslims out of UK? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 08-02-2021 08 Feb 9:59 Replies: 213 Views: 15,942
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"I hear yer a racist now Father" 07-02-2021 07 Feb 21:21 Replies: 5 Views: 270
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Parish council meeting descends into Zoom chaos 07-02-2021 07 Feb 12:44 Replies: 13 Views: 150
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UK Can't Close Its Border Because It's An Island 'Unlike Australia', Says Grant Shapp 07-02-2021 07 Feb 10:37 Replies: 11 Views: 200
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Sia says sorry to autism community for controversial film Music (Pgs: 1 2 3) 07-02-2021 07 Feb 4:11 Replies: 41 Views: 680
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The US shadow campaign to "fortify democracy" (Pgs: 1 2) 06-02-2021 06 Feb 19:44 Replies: 30 Views: 470
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ICC rules it has jurisdiction in Palestine 06-02-2021 06 Feb 12:02 Replies: 2 Views: 170
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Four years in jail for Christmas cocaine smuggler who swallowed around 100 packages o 06-02-2021 06 Feb 11:45 Replies: 10 Views: 170
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2020 US Presidential Election thread - Joe Biden inaugurated at 5pm today (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 06-02-2021 06 Feb 10:15 Replies: 4,500 Views: 90,840
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American ideas about racism are influencing Europe (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 06-02-2021 06 Feb 9:57 Replies: 147 Views: 3,260
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Biden becomes 46th president (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 06-02-2021 06 Feb 5:06 Replies: 120 Views: 1,890
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Be anti-speciest!!!! 05-02-2021 05 Feb 12:32 Replies: 13 Views: 230
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Tens of thousands gather for pro-Navalny protests 05-02-2021 05 Feb 12:12 Replies: 4 Views: 160
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Astrology should be used in healthcare - Tory MP (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 05-02-2021 05 Feb 7:59 Replies: 70 Views: 5,537
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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi detained in coup. 03-02-2021 03 Feb 23:36 Replies: 6 Views: 210
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DiscussionNew variant of Covid-19 discovered - can bypass the immune system? 03-02-2021 03 Feb 22:47 Replies: 4 Views: 160
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Why are "Islamic Extremists" often not religious at all? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 03-02-2021 03 Feb 12:29 Replies: 52 Views: 3,988
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Captain Sir Tom Moore has died in hospital with covid-19 (Pgs: 1 2 3) 03-02-2021 03 Feb 12:27 Replies: 44 Views: 830
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Do you believe health research? (Pgs: 1 2) 02-02-2021 02 Feb 21:48 Replies: 35 Views: 765
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Trump legal team desert him 02-02-2021 02 Feb 10:40 Replies: 17 Views: 210
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Employee of the year? 01-02-2021 01 Feb 17:02 Replies: 8 Views: 240
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Redditors cost hedgefunds billions (Pgs: 1 2) 01-02-2021 01 Feb 10:14 Replies: 30 Views: 530
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Vaccine is compulsory in dubai (Pgs: 1 2) 31-01-2021 31 Jan 23:29 Replies: 29 Views: 470
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EU warns Pfizer over sending Covid vaccine doses to Britain (Pgs: 1 2) 31-01-2021 31 Jan 15:33 Replies: 27 Views: 700
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Glastonbury 31-01-2021 31 Jan 10:03 Replies: 11 Views: 160
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Joe Biden’s First Day Began the End of Girls’ Sports (Pgs: 1 2 3) 30-01-2021 30 Jan 16:00 Replies: 57 Views: 940
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Linked: Are these subjects good for GCSE if i want to be a games designer as a career?
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The UK is an horrible place (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 27-01-2021 27 Jan 23:13 Replies: 159 Views: 7,385
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Gordon Brown: UK could become 'failed state' without reform 27-01-2021 27 Jan 11:21 Replies: 17 Views: 320
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Why Trump isn't a fascist&The storming of the Capitol was not a coup. (Pgs: 1 2 3) 26-01-2021 26 Jan 17:39 Replies: 56 Views: 980
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Ten richest have advanced half a trillion since lockdown 26-01-2021 26 Jan 15:17 Replies: 15 Views: 210
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John Lewis delivery men caught on camera "urinating against van" by horrified woman. 26-01-2021 26 Jan 8:50 Replies: 12 Views: 200
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Aussie vegans getting vasectomies proves the environmental movement haslost its huma (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 24-01-2021 24 Jan 7:40 Replies: 84 Views: 1,250
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Will the UK ever reverse it's authoritarian gun laws? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 24-01-2021 24 Jan 0:11 Replies: 179 Views: 21,637
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Over 400,000 crime records could be affected by police computer error (Pgs: 1 2) 23-01-2021 23 Jan 23:21 Replies: 26 Views: 370
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May thinks foreign aid cut "damaged UK's moral leadership" 23-01-2021 23 Jan 5:36 Replies: 9 Views: 130
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Indian husband hacked to death because he married a woman from a higher caste (Pgs: 1 2 3) 22-01-2021 22 Jan 17:44 Replies: 45 Views: 2,200
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Only the "fully vaccinated may travel" (Pgs: 1 2) 22-01-2021 22 Jan 8:47 Replies: 20 Views: 360
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Antifa on inauguration day. Embarrassing. 22-01-2021 22 Jan 8:19 Replies: 14 Views: 270
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Covid and the courts: 'Grave concerns' for justice, warn watchdogs (Pgs: 1 2) 21-01-2021 21 Jan 21:02 Replies: 27 Views: 440
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Google suspends 'free speech' app Parler from its store (Pgs: 1 2) 19-01-2021 19 Jan 21:49 Replies: 25 Views: 680
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lollipops in nightclubs (Pgs: 1 2 3) 19-01-2021 19 Jan 20:35 Replies: 56 Views: 10,332
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Facebook is too invasive. (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 19-01-2021 19 Jan 17:03 Replies: 96 Views: 7,318
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DarkMarket seized by German police 19-01-2021 19 Jan 9:29 Replies: 11 Views: 310
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What is the most reliable newspaper? (UK) (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 19-01-2021 19 Jan 9:22 Replies: 113 Views: 64,336
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Al-Qaeda: Pompeo says Iran is jihadist network's 'new home base' 19-01-2021 19 Jan 0:32 Replies: 10 Views: 260
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Reading jihadi terrorist attack Khairi Saadallah gets whole life term. 18-01-2021 18 Jan 20:54 Replies: 19 Views: 220
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Linked: IGCSE and medical university in US/canada ?
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Mental Health Act Reform (Pgs: 1 2) 18-01-2021 18 Jan 17:53 Replies: 23 Views: 500
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Trump impeached for a second time (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 18-01-2021 18 Jan 16:30 Replies: 96 Views: 1,300
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Trump supporter cries at airport after learning he is on no-fly list (Pgs: 1 2) 18-01-2021 18 Jan 14:02 Replies: 23 Views: 380
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Somalian doctor is banned from medicine for a year due to his poor English 18-01-2021 18 Jan 13:52 Replies: 13 Views: 230
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2021 German Election Megathread: Merkel's successor to be chosen this weekend 16-01-2021 16 Jan 10:29 Replies: 4 Views: 100
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Germany’s Merkel: Trump’s Twitter eviction ‘problematic’ (Pgs: 1 2 3) 15-01-2021 15 Jan 12:17 Replies: 43 Views: 700
Updated: May 8, 2021
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