London School of Economics and Political Science

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) studies the social sciences in their broadest sense, with an academic profile spanning a wide range of disciplines, from economics, politics and law, to sociology, information systems and accounting and finance.

Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence and is one of the most international universities in the world. Its study of social, economic and political problems focuses on the different perspectives and experiences of most countries. From its foundation LSE has aimed to be a laboratory of the social sciences, a place where ideas are developed, analysed, evaluated and disseminated around the globe. To date, 16 Nobel prize winners have been LSE staff or alumni and 34 past or present world leaders have studied or taught at LSE.

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Brexit is on: Britain votes to leave the EU – experts respond

The UK has delivered a shock to the world's largest economic and political group.
Former Stanford student Brock Turner, who was sentenced to six months in jail for the sexual assault of an unconscious and intoxicated woman. Reuters

Stanford sexual assault: how social media gave a voice to the victim

The Stanford rape case ignited a social media fury and started discussions around rape that are long overdue.
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A day in the digital life of teenagers

We should fret less about what teenagers do with their phones, and spend more time talking to them about what the digital, connected future holds for them.
Chancellor George Osborne delivers his eighth budget. Hannah McKay / PA Wire

Budget 2016: experts respond

Amid sluggish global growth and a stuttering UK economy, George Osborne delivers his eighth budget.

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