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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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People react to Finsbury mosque attack by "urging UK to cast Islam out of country" 2 minutes ago Replies: 45
Vehicle collides with pedestrians in London Finsbury Park 4 minutes ago Replies: 624
Qatar given 10 days to obey 13 demands made by Saudi Arabia coalition. 24 minutes ago Replies: 5
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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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Still A Remainer Or A Brexiteer? 6 minutes ago Replies: 39
Un-heard voices 2 hours ago Replies: 1
Pretty much everything that you see on TV is fake 4 hours ago Replies: 5
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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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Indian occupation of Kashmir 9 hours ago Replies: 211
'Made in ARICA, not CHINA' 21 hours ago Replies: 4
Watch crisis actor Otto Warmbier perform 1 day ago Replies: 0
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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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Forgotten Heroes of History? 18 hours ago Replies: 22
Is Germany Really to Blame For World War One 1 day ago Replies: 28
Summer reading recommendations 1 day ago Replies: 0
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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Do ANY deities or supernatural beings exist? 5 hours ago Replies: 113
Is WAR ever RIGHT? 13 hours ago Replies: 11
Is it a matter of fact or knowledge that time travels in only one direction? 1 day ago Replies: 7
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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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Is there going to be a culture war in the West? 36 minutes ago Replies: 8
Police cannot even defend itself? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 26
Can women be sexist? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 65
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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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The Commons Bar Mk XIV - MHoC Chat Thread 3 minutes ago Replies: 1377
Choose a constituency to represent! 17 minutes ago Replies: 160
B1214 - Capital Gains Tax Abolition Bill 36 minutes ago Replies: 21
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Model United Nations

TSR's Model United Nations

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Britain in or out of the European 10-04-2017 Replies: 16
The European Bar Mk I - MEU Chat Thread 09-03-2017 Replies: 190
Vote on the future of the Model European Union 08-03-2017 Replies: 225
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