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As England's black footballers face racist chanting from Bulgarian fans, what needs to happen to root racism out of football?

Is the Government on-point with an Australian-style immigration system?

People think of the 'Australian points system' for immigration as a selective policy that does let people in. It...

With BME candidate selections down, is the growing diversity of parliament set to stall?

The growing ethnic diversity of parliament could flatline as both main parties are selecting minority candidates at less than...

How do we counter extremism without restricting debate?

The new report from the Commission for countering extremism offers a strong foundation for a clearer and more focused...

Government heading for new Windrush if it fails to guarantee EU citizens’ rights, Tories warn

'Repugnant' to move goalposts on EU citizens' rights, senior Conservatives tell party conference fringe

Brexit deal or Remain, Labour would defend free movement – fringe report

Labour’s new policy on Brexit would make the case for freedom of movement, whichever way a referendum went, British...

‘Britain never encouraged my Italian parents to become British’

‘Boris asked why my Italian parents didn’t become British – I said it’s because Britain never encouraged them,’ says...

British Future citizenship inquiry

A new, independent inquiry into UK citizenship policy, chaired by Alberto Costa MP and coordinated by British Future, will...

‘How can we disagree better?’ #PositiveTwitterDay event at Twitter HQ

We were at Twitter’s London HQ today, writes Josh Westerling, for our #PositiveTwitterDay panel event, asking: ‘How can we...

Time to boost English language learning

A new ‘Learning English’ freeview TV channel should form part of a £600 million overhaul of English for Speakers of...

Positive Twitter Day, Friday 30 August

Political discourse often feels more angry and divisive than any of us would like. #PositiveTwitterDay is a small gesture...

An open letter to the new Home Secretary

The new Home Secretary has an opportunity to make historic reforms to immigration policy that restore public trust on...

#PositiveTwitterDay, Friday 30 August

#PositiveTwitterDay asks people to discuss and debate online in a more civil way, just for one day on Friday...

Cricket World Cup could unite us – if only we could all see it

Putting the cricket World Cup behind a paywall is a missed opportunity to bring people across England together, writes...

Immigration after May: What should the new Prime Minister change?

The new Prime Minister must make a ‘clean break’ from the immigration approach of Theresa May if they are...

An England for all of us

Nine in ten people in England now agree that being English is not about colour, according to new research...

We can all be Lionesses

The rise of the England women’s football team is something we can all cheer about, writes Lucy Buckerfield

Learning to stand up to hatred

Pupils at a Wolverhampton primary school are learning how to stand up to hatred and prejudice, writes Steve Ballinger.

Crossing Divides ‘On the move’

The BBC ‘Crossing Divides’ season is holding an ‘on the move’ day today, to encourage people to spark...

Letting refugees learn

Fluency in English is one of the most important factors underpinning integration. But a new report reveals the difficulties...