Category: Politics

DSU Deputy President Suspended Pending Investigation

Update: 13/04/2017 –  Augustus has since been reinstated as DP Education at the DSU, you can read more about that here We have received reports that the De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) Deputy President Education Augustus Mbanasor has been asked to...

/ 22nd March 2017

Tom Watson: We’ve got an uphill struggle ahead

Tom Watson, the elected Deputy Leader of the Labour Party as of September 2015, appeared on The Andrew Marr Show to discuss the pre-eminent futures of Brexit, Labour polling and Jeremy Corbyn this past week. Following a “difficult few months”, the...

/ 13th February 2017

Donald Trump takes the presidency

The results are in, and the world is shocked. The new leader of the free world is to be Donald Trump, the estranged Republican candidate and victor. As is characteristic of the habitual American individual, the electorate was expressly enthused...

/ 9th November 2016

US Election – Live Updates

As the polls close in several states the initial results are coming in while some states still have many people left to cast their ballot and whose results will come through the night. 7:12 GMT Asian markets plummet as predictions...

/ 8th November 2016

US Election – Everything you need to know

Americans have taken to the polls today to cast their vote in the 2016 presidential election. The two most publicised nominees are Hilliary Clinton for the Democrats and Donald Trump for Republican but voters will also have the choice of...

/ 8th November 2016

UK Votes To Leave The EU

The country has voted to leave the EU, leaving the Remain Campaign victorious in a referendum that a record breaking 46,499,537 people could vote in. The leave campaign won with 51.9% of the vote. This is the third ever nationwide...

/ 23rd June 2016

Gordon Brown Visits DMU ahead of EU referendum

Today De Montfort University played host to former Prime Minister and remain campaigner Gordon Brown. At 3pm in the Queens Building Atrium, Mr Brown took to the floor to set out his views on the referendum as well as taking...

/ 13th June 2016

US Ambassador calls on DMU students for help

  The US Ambassador to Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Matthew Barzun, called on DMU students to help form closer ties with the US embassy in a recent visit to Leicester. During a tour of Leicester he visited De Montfort...

/ 29th March 2014