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Dating app aims to boost Russian voter turnout
… Russians interested in mainstream politics. The idea is to stop them from becoming… Twitter user said , mocking Russia's ruling political party. Reporting by Olga…


Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall retiring from Canadian politics
…Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he will retire from Canadian politics after…. It's time for me to retire from politics," he said in a video posted on Facebook…


How constitutional referendums 'transformed' Scottish politics
…" the party political system in Scotland, a new analysis has concluded. The British… hundreds of questions about their political views and choices on 13 occasions. It found… Scottish voters political identities. "The last few years of Scottish politics have…


Caribbean voice: How calypso went from plantation to politics
… and stage performance, among others, and are discouraged from overly political lyrics… their political influence to stifle me, but I have seen rats in water swimming and a rat only…


Welsh political job-share 'possibility' under new powers
…, the Assembly Commission has said. Campaigners said the move, a first for politics in the UK…, would attract more women and disabled people to politics. The Assembly Commission… why Wales could not be the first in the UK to bring in political job-shares. She…


UK General Election 2017: 1.8 million Scots votes 'wasted'
… to multi-party politics". It pointed out that 21 of the 59 Scottish seats changed party… of politics ensure all votes are of equal value with citizens feeling empowered to take…" in the current political landscape. He said: "Shock changes can take place very quickly…


Politics Live: Prime Minister's Questions
…First Secretary Damian Green takes PMQs. Emily Thornberry stands in for Jeremy Corbyn. Both seem to enjoy the spotlight. They clash over Brexit 'no deal' plans. King and Queen of Spain on state visit. Parties clash over abuse faced by MPs…


Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif: We are already campaigning
…In his first interview since being ousted over corruption allegations, former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tells the BBC he is already eyeing a return to office. Pakistan's Supreme Court last month disqualified him from his post.…


Ian Katz: Does anyone understand the new rules of politics?
…Why do pollsters, and the media, keep getting elections so wrong - including the recent UK general election? Newsnight ’s editor Ian Katz reports.…


A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford
… will be studying philosophy, politics and economics at Lady Margaret Hall. The 20-year-old…