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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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[Official thread] June 21st England Reopening Delayed by PM 1 hour ago Replies: 68
The FBI and January 6th "insurrection" 7 hours ago Replies: 52
Why EV's will wreck the environment 14 hours ago Replies: 35
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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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GB News Launch 2 minutes ago Replies: 123
Lib Dems gain Chesham and Amersham 1 hour ago Replies: 20
European studies at Manchester medicine ? 9 hours ago Replies: 0
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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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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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Rasputin Russia's Biggest Love Machine! 5 days ago Replies: 0
The principate as the last stage of the Roman Republic? 6 days ago Replies: 0
Rasputin Russia's Biggest Love Machine! 6 days ago Replies: 1
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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Philosophy A-Level 2 days ago Replies: 21
Do we think just before we write when we write? 4 days ago Replies: 1
Massive leftist hypocrisy on Trump, Churchill and the Queen` 5 days ago Replies: 6
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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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when did you realise it IS all men? 1 hour ago Replies: 7
What equality changes do you want to see in society? 3 hours ago Replies: 4
Pro life or Pro Choice 6 hours ago Replies: 56
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Discuss religious, spiritual, and theological issues concerning Christianity, Judaism, Islam, or any other religion.

Model Assemblies

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