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“No contradiction in English and British”

“No contradiction in English and British” Date: 3 August 2012

This matter of being “British” OR “English” has never concerned me. I live in England and my parentage is predominantly English, hence I am “English”. England is part of the United Kingdom, hence I am also “British”. I see no contradiction in this.

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Olympic games is not an Anglocentric affair

Olympic games is not an Anglocentric affair Date: 2 August 2012

As Chris Hoy bids for gold on the cycling track today, Robert Outram taps into the Scottish Olympic sentiment.

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The heart of London: celebrating art at the City of London Festival

The heart of London: celebrating art at the City of London Festival Date: 31 July 2012

London may be known as a great financial centre, but it’s the arts that are at the heart of London life, says Robin Linnecar, one of the directors of the City of London Festival.

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Our island story

Our island story Date: 28 July 2012

Sunder Katwala reviews the Olympic opening ceremony, and says that it shows an inclusive Britishness can be pretty irresistible

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Fans at Olympics say good chance for “everyone to come together”

Fans at Olympics say good chance for “everyone to come together” Date: 27 July 2012

Young football fans Rana and Hannah from Birmingham said the Olympics were a good chance for everyone to come

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Humour is great part of British Olympics

Humour is great part of British Olympics Date: 27 July 2012

It’s all just about to start, the Olympic moment is here, but this is also a time to assess what the Games mean to us and what they say about modern Britain, says Sunder Katwala.

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The real Olympic opening ceremony?

The real Olympic opening ceremony? Date: 24 July 2012

Most people think the Olympics will begin with Friday’s Olympic Opening ceremony. But London’s 2012 Olympiad will actually begin in Wales.

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Spanish youth say crisis is hard to bear

Spanish youth say crisis is hard to bear Date: 22 July 2012

Britain has a chance to avoid creating a “lost generation”, but Spanish young people are deeply depressed, says Richard Miranda, after interviewing his Spanish friends and family.

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Generation 2012: optimistic and practical

Generation 2012: optimistic and practical Date: 18 July 2012

British Future’s new report Generation 2012 speaks with an age group who have been dubbed by some the “lost generation” to identify the challenges facing them.

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