Multiculturalism Can Foster a New Kind of Englishness

Multiculturalism can help strengthen an appreciation of the emotional charge of belonging together.

Viking Invaders Struck Deep Into the West of England – and may Have Stuck Around

There’s something in the water.


English poet Anne Lawrence Bradshaw reflects on her grandfather’s World War II service and its impact on her father.

Religious Discrimination Here and Now

What a 17th-century poet can teach us about marginalized Muslims today.

One in Every Four London School Students Exposed to Illegal Air Pollution Levels

Our major global cities are having some serious negative impacts on our children’s health.

Before April

Guillermo Filice Castro recalls his time serving in the Argentine army during the British invasion of the Falkland Islands in this poem of comradeship and connection between men.

Loss, Lord’s and Watson’s demise: Australia Looks To Turn Around Ashes Campaign In London

After the Ashes first test didn’t go quite according to the script – England winning convincingly – the Australian team is being forced to regroup. David Saunders previews the second test, starting today on the hallowed turf of Lord’s in London.

Australia And England Poised To Do Battle Again In Cricket’s Greatest Rivalry

This Wednesday, England and Australia will begin the 69th Ashes series, cricket’s most celebrated rivalry, and one of the oldest contests in international sports. David Saunders reports on the strange beginnings of this contest, which has been going for more than 130 years, and how the two teams are shaping up for this coming five-test series in England.

Scottish Independence 718 years post William Wallace’s Revolt?

Centuries after defeat, Scotland might just get its independence back. Following a democratic process and battle of ideas and principles, it is a model for all to follow.

How Silence Led To 1400 Children Being Sexually Abused

The authorities and staff entrusted to protect vulnerable people were too scared to do so. Andrew Lawes wants to help you speak out against abuse

Would a Penniless Mr. Darcy still be Mr. Darcy?

Are we more than the sum of our parts and should arbitrary circumstances of birth determine our chance for happiness

I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?

Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?

89-Year-Old Veteran Escapes Nursing Home to Join Comrades in Normandy

Bernard Jordan, an 89-year-old-veteran, escaped from his nursing home to commemorate D-Day in Normandy.

Same-Sex Marriage: Once More Down the Aisle, But Now is the Time to Celebrate

BREAKING: Same-sex marriage is now legal in England and Wales.

Preventing Sexual Abuse is a Public Health Issue

We need a responsible, open discussion that acknowledges the part we all can play in preventing and responding to sexual abuse.

The Soprano’s Guide to Mental Health

Guys don’t like to talk about it. We’d rather suffer in silence until it’s unbearable. We just “man up”, like good men are supposed to do. Just ask Tony.