Steve Trapmore & Rob Becker

Getting ready for the big Boat Race

Steve and Rob are the respective coaches of the mens 'and womens' Cambridge University rowing teams

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'The danger is when populism becomes radical'

What should we understand by populism?We often understand it as an ideology and a political trend looking to satisfy the interests and desires of the masses. I'd say it is now a changeable term –which...

The Blues in Banyoles

For 25 years the local swimming club has hosted the Cambridge University Boat Club teams

Holland Discourse against refugees

With political pledges to ban the Quran and seal the country's borders, the PVV is gaining ground in the polls

Germany A vote for xenophobia

The far right Alternative for Germany hopes to win 20% of the votes in September's election

France Both left and right

French populist movements tend to become confused, mixing hard-right arguments and policies with leftist Jacobin centralist protectionism

Italy Against the system

Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement (M5S) has continued to gain ground and strength in the wake of Renzi's defeat in the constitutional referendum

A mutant personality

Donald Trump is often compared to the likes of right winger Le Pen, Eurosceptic Farage or political showmen Berlusconi. Yet, none of these define the mutant personality of the tycoon who became US president...

USA Will Trump keep his promises?

It waits to be seen whether the tycoon will honour the list of incredible pledges made during his campaign

UK Two paths, one destination

Both the far right UKIP party and the left wing No2EU coalition supported Brexit despite political differences