Tag: UK

Tabloids are synonymous with terrible journalism. This reputation is more than deserved, yet the story of one tabloid shows that the press can be so much more than it is. (More…)

As vaccination programmes in Europe and America accelerate, there is increasing clamour for their benefits to be fast-tracked through the use of vaccination or immunity passports. (More…)

Recent political events in the UK have shattered preconceptions and questioned our values. Who are we? What do we stand for? Where do we belong? (More…)

I keep trying to forget about Brexit, but the Leavers won’t let us. Brexiteers are triumphant, though not all of them feel so victorious – despite getting almost everything they wanted. At least the Tories will have to own this failure. (More…)

Nationalism is a synonym for prejudice. It’s a throwback to a time when citizenship was equivalent to ethnicity. If you look different or speak a language that’s hard to understand, you must surely come from somewhere else. (More…)

Brexit is nowhere near being over. Regardless of whether a deal is concluded between the UK and EU, the process of disentangling the two will be felt for decades to come. Mostly, in the British Isles. (More…)

Rob Halford is from Walsall, situated in the UK’s Black Country. Of that, there can be no doubt. (More…)

It’s hard to imagine a more incongruous setting to hear the music of Sault than the one I found myself in this week. As I drove the unfamiliar streets in and around Salt Lake City, international capital of the Mormon religion and one of the most stereotypically white places on the planet, they provided the soundtrack. (More…)