Geographical happenstance became a matter of national identity in imperial times and is now a handy rhetorical device for Brexit enthusiasts.
The government has claimed that irregular migrants are falsely claiming to be victims of modern slavery to avoid being deported, but there is little evidence to support this.
Net migration numbers tell us little about the effectiveness of migration policy.
It’s rare to have quite so many former PMs and first ministers still in parliament.
Short-term Home Office facilities are holding people seeking refuge in overcrowded, unsanitary conditions and for far too long. This crisis has political roots.
Since the Brexit referendum in 2016, Africa has slipped from its precarious but tangible place in UK political discourse.
The UK prime minister tendered his resignation after a slew of resignations by former allies in his government.
With 40% of his MPs voting against his leadership, how realistic are the prime minister’s hopes for survival?
The prime minister has survived by 211 votes to 148.
Reactions to Chrystia Freeland’s appointment as finance minister demonstrate how qualifications and arguments about merit are deployed to women’s disadvantage in politics.
In a new book, Julia Gillard, Hillary Clinton and other high-profile female leaders speak plainly about the challenges women face at the very top of politics.
The U.K. is now in the unenviable position of having to negotiate multiple trade deals following Brexit. Here’s why it should start with Canada.
A hundred years ago, peaceful Indian protesters were massacred under British colonial rule. A scholar argues why a formal apology is overdue.
As the divisive politician becomes the UK prime minister, many are wondering how much democracy he might be willing to sacrifice on the alter of English nationalism.
Brexit will inevitably dominate this campaign, but the next prime minister also needs positions on austerity, party unity and how to actually survive in parliament.
The much criticised PM has plenty of rivals for the title of worst leader.
In a sign of the times, there’s even talk of the US president meeting Nigel Farage during his trip.
It’s a strategically poor choice – and that’s no coincidence.
Newcomers took most support from the Conservatives. But survey shows Nigel Farage is not as popular as he likes to think.
Boris Johnson, Amber Rudd, Dominic Raab? Who will be the next prime minister?