Support for the monarchy has been remarkably stable for decades. With the Jubilee around the corner, Sunder Katwala says it is time for the republicans to get real.
Fourteen-year-old Radwan Hussain of King Solomon Academy in London spoke at British Future’s Great British Breakfast event, explaining why he thinks the monarchy is a positive influence in Britain.
Using the words “Olympics” and “Games” could get you in trouble, and that’s not doing anything for getting the crowd to its feet ready to cheer for one of this year’s big events. The branding supremos over there at the Olympic stadium in east London have gone a bit power crazy in their bid to fight off the hawkers and the sellers of fake Olympic mementos.
Academic and author Shamit Saggar argues that simply shrugging in the face of Rochdale cannot be good for the reputation of any group.
The great British sense of humour and its difference from other nation’s can help people define themselves. Humour was just one of the characteristics three women writers identified as making them feel distinctly British in a recent magazine article.
Sunder Katwala details the results of the local elections and how they could shape forthcoming negotiations about the future of the United Kingdom.
British Future interviewed leading academic expert Matthew Goodwin who says the BNP will consider abandoning “ballot box strategy” after their worst election results for a decade.
The media increasingly suggest London has a very different world view from the rest of the nation. Sunder Katwala argues it really hasn’t and that there is a widespread national pride in London too.
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