Reference: Issue of the Month

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  • Osborne speech

    George Osborne will deliver a speech today trying to brighten up the image of the coalition government, despite the focus on the cuts agenda.

  • Osama bin Laden shot dead

    British politicians are considering the implications of Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of US special forces.

  • Olympic strike call

    Olympic strike call

    The leader of Britain's second largest trade union has suggested that industrial action against public sector cuts could take place during the London Olympics.

  • Oldham East and Saddleworth results

    Labour has retained the Oldham East and Saddleworth seat in the first by-election since the formation of the coalition government.

  • Oldham by-election heats up

    Oldham by-election heats up

  • Oldham by-election

    Pundits and politicians are gearing up for the Oldham East and Saddleworth by-election next week.

  • Occupy had been camping outside St. Pauls since October

    Occupy protesters evicted

    The anti-capitalist protesters of Occupy London have been evicted from their camp outside St. Paul's overnight.

  • Obesity rates

    The UK faces an obesity epidemic which could see almost 40% of the population classified as obese by 2030, according to an international research group.

  • Obesity plan

    The government has been accused of abandoning its commitment to public health as Andrew Lansley outlined a "non-regulatory approach" to junk food.

  • Obesity epidemic

    Health secretary Andrew Lansley has been slammed by health campaigners and medical professional for his pledge to reduce Britain's national calorie intake by 5 billion.

  • Obama speech

    The media has reacted to Barack Obama's historic speech in Westminster Hall.

  • Obama signals US Afghanistan retreat

    Barack Obama has signalled the beginning of a US withdrawal from Afghanistan with a third of US troops to return home.

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  • The Podcast

    The Podcast - the Five Star Movement editor Ian Dunt is joined by Italian freelance journalist Francesco Zaffarano and Miriam Sorace, LSE fellow in EU Politics at the European Institute, to discuss the Italian Five Star Movement (Movimento Cinque Stelle) and how the populist party came to be.