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29 November 2023

Subscriber of the week: Joseph Swan

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International student recruitment for a UK university.

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Chapel Allerton, Leeds (allegedly “the Islington of the north”).

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Always.

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About seven years.

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It made sense to make it a more regular habit.

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Back, front, middle.

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Slowly. There’s usually a backlog of previous editions!

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European politics.

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Anoosh Chakelian, Pippa Bailey, Tracey Thorn, Rachel Cooke, Michael Prodger.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Kaja Kallas or Bridget Phillipson.

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

Aliyev, Putin, Lukashenko – a triumvirate of horrors.

All-time favourite NS article?

Various articles by Anoosh Chakelian on Armenia in the past couple of years.

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a light illuminating the darkness.

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