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Conference: Immigration and integration – getting it right locally

Conference: Immigration and integration – getting it right locally Date: 26 February 2018

Join us for ‘Immigration and integration: getting it right locally’, an essential event for anyone working on integration, community cohesion and immigration in the UK.

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Brexit not Wexit: the Welsh Euros adventure goes on

Brexit not Wexit: the Welsh Euros adventure goes on Date: 25 June 2016

Wales voted narrowly for Brexit, but the country is united on another European adventure, writes Ashok Ahir.

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Can Scotland find a new political consensus?

Can Scotland find a new political consensus? Date: 13 May 2015

Chris Creegan reflects on the historic election result in Scotland and asks whether Scotland can find a new, post-election political consensus

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Northern Ireland quietly opens heart to mixed relationships

Northern Ireland quietly opens heart to mixed relationships Date: 16 May 2014

More couples are bridging the Protestant-Catholic divide than ever before, but many remain unwilling to talk about it, writes Jemimah Steinfeld.

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Amis’s view that English equals white is out of date

Amis’s view that English equals white is out of date Date: 18 March 2014

Martin Amis’s recent claim that white skin is still a key attribute of being English is at odds with public sentiment, especially views held by the young, writes Jemimah Steinfeld.

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English should learn from St Patrick’s and celebrate own saint

English should learn from St Patrick’s and celebrate own saint Date: 17 March 2014

Liberals who still fear that the St George’s flag is associated with far-right groups should take a lead from the Irish and celebrate their patron saint, writes Steve Ballinger.

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Rest of UK can learn from Northern Ireland WW1 commemoration

Rest of UK can learn from Northern Ireland WW1 commemoration Date: 4 February 2014

As we enter the period of 1914-18 centenaries, Northern Ireland offers some pointers as to how to tackle some of the more difficult issues the rest of the UK will face, such as the nature of the war and how it should be commemorated, writes Richard Grayson.

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VIDEO: England and the north

VIDEO: England and the north Date: 26 November 2013

Englishness is on the rise. On Wednesday 20th November a wide range of people came together to debate this question in Manchester as part of the Festival of Englishness, co-hosted by British Future, IPPR and the Social Action and Research Foundation. Listen to what various speakers at the event had to say.

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Appetite to discuss Englishness alive and well in north-east

Appetite to discuss Englishness alive and well in north-east Date: 19 November 2013

The Discovery Museum in central Newcastle was full with over 100 engaged local people who had travelled from Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough on a cold night to debate what – if anything – it means to be English in the 21st Century north-east, writes Matthew Rhodes.

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