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Anti-immigrant campaign poster of the UK Independence Party A man passes a United Kingdom Independence Party election poster in west London.
Brexit, break-up, and the competing national identities of Britain.
BBC home editor Mark Easton uncovers why defining whether you are in Britain as a British citizen or something else is so important.
Editorial: The UK may be a small speck off the coast of Europe, but its weight and influence cannot simply be written off
Britain is not diminished because our parliament refused to support America. Quite the reverse. It is now setting an example, notably to America, in showing the importance of securing democratic support for military action.
In refusing to grant a majority for early military action, MPs were rejecting not interventionism per se but a particular – and unwise – intervention.
David Cameron made few references to the US in parliament – an oversight or a tactical calculation following the Iraq war?
Young British Chinese pick and mix cultures in UK
Ian Jack: The everyday excesses of royal coverage – this publication not excluded – are an affront to us all, not just to republicans
Seumas Milne: The monarchy embodies inequality and fosters conservatism. An elected head of state is embarrassingly overdue
A summer of sport is unfolding that reveals Britain as a nation of winners. Mark Perryman, editor of a new book on last year’s London 2012 asks what this means for our national identity
Ed Miliband's fight with the Daily Mail over the vilification of his father has reignited the debate over what it means to be British. Here, Sunder Katwala identifies the country's tribes
Britishness cannot be nailed down because, like all identities, it is evolving and re-forming with every moment. Trying to define it is like trying to paint the wind.
In sum, reduced military capacity, public opposition, the widening of decision making to the legislature and the emphasis on international law and high standards of evidence have all combined to st...
Our political leaders’ cloying rhetoric masks a confusion about what Britain is fighting for
HAS once-staunch Britain become an unreliable ally, without its former appetite for military intervention in a good cause? David Cameron’s failure last week to...
COLM CURRIE considers a key aspect of the Better Together rhetoric There are a lot of double standards about independence and the debate surroundin
Matthias Strohn: The 2014 centenary is unique a chance to understand why the first world war means such different things to different nations