Why it matters that the Royal wedding falls on Victoria Day weekend

Despite the strong American influence, Canada still resembles the U.K. more than any other Commonwealth country

Why it matters that the Royal wedding falls on Victoria Day weekend
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Despite the strong American influence, Canada still resembles the U.K. more than any other Commonwealth country

Politics, propaganda and the Bayeux Tapestry

French President Emmanuel Macron has loaned the historic depiction to Britain for public display. Is he taunting the English about Brexit?

Politics, propaganda and the Bayeux Tapestry
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French President Emmanuel Macron has loaned the historic depiction to Britain for public display. Is he taunting the English about Brexit?

The dark, Machiavellian side of academia

Overlooked by the mass media and given almost free rein, the academic world is a haven for bullies and antisocial behaviour

The dark, Machiavellian side of academia
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Overlooked by the mass media and given almost free rein, the academic world is a haven for bullies and antisocial behaviour

Facing up to the harsh truth about the Islamic State

The IS brand of Islam institutionalizes sexism, misogyny, homophobia, racism, sectarianism and slavery. It’s a barbaric credo

Facing up to the harsh truth about the Islamic State
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The IS brand of Islam institutionalizes sexism, misogyny, homophobia, racism, sectarianism and slavery. It’s a barbaric credo

Does the Catalonian crisis signal the end of the nation state?

Across the globe, a deep and growing frustration with the nationalist status quo is driving regional politics

Does the Catalonian crisis signal the end of the nation state?
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Across the globe, a deep and growing frustration with the nationalist status quo is driving regional politics

John F. Kennedy: an anglophile for all seasons

The storied president was more English than Irish, despite being seen as the ultimate symbol of Irish-American success and social acceptance

John F. Kennedy: an anglophile for all seasons
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The storied president was more English than Irish, despite being seen as the ultimate symbol of Irish-American success and social acceptance

Diana’s bad bargain and her enduring mythology

While popular opinion may cast her as a victim, it’s hard to imagine that she’d have given Charles a second thought if he wasn’t the Prince of Wales

Diana’s bad bargain and her enduring mythology
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While popular opinion may cast her as a victim, it’s hard to imagine that she’d have given Charles a second thought if he wasn’t the Prince of Wales

Out of the closet, slowly and cautiously

Britain’s 1957 Wolfenden Report was the first step towards changing legal and social perspectives on homosexuality in the English-speaking world

Out of the closet, slowly and cautiously
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Britain’s 1957 Wolfenden Report was the first step towards changing legal and social perspectives on homosexuality in the English-speaking world

Political “wobbles” prove politics really is a blood sport

Theresa May's recent political "wobble" brings to mind Margaret Thatcher and the 1987 British election, which she won in spite of herself

Political “wobbles” prove politics really is a blood sport
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Theresa May’s recent political “wobble” brings to mind Margaret Thatcher and the 1987 British election, which she won in spite of herself

Quick answers needed into Grenfell Tower disaster

Unfortunately, history demonstrates that the powerful are not above gerrymandering terms of reference to deliver verdicts advantageous to themselves

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Unfortunately, history demonstrates that the powerful are not above gerrymandering terms of reference to deliver verdicts advantageous to themselves