Can you only ever truly ‘belong’ in Britain if you aren’t white?
A still from the Conservatie party Love, Actually parody campaign video, Brexit, Actually.
The “card scene” from the much-loved Christmas film was parodied by both parties. Boris’ use of it of it showed a keen awareness of the allure of an awkward British bad boy
A citizenship ceremony in Glasgow.
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New research suggests that refugees and family migrants are more likely to report a British identity than economic migrants.
Gibraltar has its own kind of Britishness.
Gibraltarians are famously proud to be British. But amid the uncertainty of Brexit, some are having an existential identity crisis.
Welsh through and through.
Since 1997, the ways people in the UK define their nationality has rapidly changed.
A shifting sense of national identity.
A survey of British Remain supporters living elsewhere in the EU after the referendum found feelings of shame and loss about what they felt their country had become.
Dining out in Gibraltar.
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Gibraltarians have their own unique sense of Britishness, but in many ways it’s a recent development.
Can Britain be European without the EU?
Children in the 1940s were brought up believing that European identity was the way forward – so what went wrong?
A local shop, for local people.
British comedy has always revelled in self-reflexive parody. Now, following Brexit, perhaps the re-nationalisation of British comedy is nigh.
Baking offers some interesting insights into the state of the modern world.
Research shows how locals thrive from adapting to the heritage cultures of their new neighbours.
Euroscepticism, referenda and debates about national identity: the similarities betwen Switzerland and the UK are striking.
An extra £1.2 billion of public money is going to a volunteering scheme for teenagers.
In its home territory of the UK, a mention of the word “Aga” immediately conjures up an image of middle-class, middle England, where the Aga cooking stove is the aspirational kitchen feature. No country…
Compulsory flag-waving for Team GB?
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The controversy over the Trojan Horse allegations of “extremism” at a number of Birmingham schools has provoked much discussion concerning the need to teach and assert British values to children. There…
A full English. Is that British?
Following recent allegations of Muslim extremism in some Birmingham schools and Ofsted putting five of them in special measures, Michael Gove, the secretary of state for education announced that schools…