The crisis enveloping the British government started when Britons voted “yes” to leaving the European Union in 2016.
As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and independent-minded Scotland.
Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, came from a family of Zoroastrians.
Born Farrokh Bulsara, Mercury came from a Parsi family that practiced Zoroastrianism, a religion that influenced Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Arlene Foster attends an Orange Order march in Fife.
For a lot of ordinary people in Northern Ireland, the hyper-British version of unionism is missing an important part of their identity.
City Skyline and Main River in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Economic polarisation across Europe is becoming an important phenomenon, in part driven by monetary policies that can increase office prices and can even affect the fundamentals that drive the markets.
Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn – accused of antisemitism – addresses the crowd in Trafalgar Square during protests against the UK visit of US President Donald Trump, July 13, 2018.
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Charging the leader of the UK Labour Party with antisemitism is a narrative that went mainstream – but it’s one that omits pertinent information and opposing views.
An unedifying relationship.
Saudi Arabia gets far more out of being close with the UK than vice versa.
Trump and Merkel: Friends, foes or frenemies?
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The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
In 2016, Norwich City Football Club was one of dozens of English football teams that took part in the Stonewall Charity’s “Rainbow Laces” campaign to combat discrimination against LGBT fans and players.
Football presents itself as a neutral, universal and, in a way, desexualised sport. Yet despite widespread campaigns against homophobia, deeply negative attitudes about gay players persist.
Most Leave voters would rather lose Northern Ireland than drop Brexit, reflecting a longstanding indifference.
The “hammerhead” of
Diversibipalium multilineatum. This species can reach 40 centimeters (16 inches) in length.
Several giant terrestrial Plathelminth species have invaded France and its overseas territories, threatening biodiversity. Thanks to participatory science, the invasion is finally recognized.
A man carries an anti-EU, pro-Brexit placard during in London on September 3, 2016.
Since the Brexit vote in 2016, rebellious movements have repeatedly shown their ability to shape political outcomes across the globe, often in unexpected ways: So what lies next?
Gary Oldman plays Winston Churchill in the 2017 film
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Not just period pieces, the 2017 films "Dunkirk" and "Darkest Hour" shed light on the intense Brexit debate, and raise important questions about Britain’s fundamental identity.
Englishness has been found in diverse places and has taken diverse forms.
To ensure the success of global trade, we need to understand and make allowances for cultural differences in trust.
In a supermarket candy and cookie aisle. October 31, France adopted the NutriScore, a labelling system designed to inform consumers about the nutritional value of food choices.
France recently adopted NutriScore, a series of simple colour codes that will allow consumers to easily identify the healthiest foods. But some of the biggest food conglomerates are fighting back.
UN appointments frequently centre as much on politics as they do on qualifications for the role.
Much more must be done to keep teachers in South Africa.
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
It’s as if Socrates’ remark that 'the trees teach me nothing' is very much still the attitude today.
The princess of Wales is pictured in Bonn, Germany in 1987.
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To succumb to conspiracy is to be human.
Young doctoral candidate on the stage of the competition “My Thesis in 180 Seconds” at Polytechnique.
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Despite an international context in transformation, the doctorate seems to have difficulty evolving in Europe. What are experiments have been tried and what are the avenues of innovation?