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Trouble in clubland as Britain’s bastions of privilege adapt to the 21st century

UK Harvey Morris - April 10, 2024.

A dispute that has divided the nation appears on the brink of resolution as London’s prestigious all-male Garrick Club prepares for a vote on admitting...

Operation Easter Egg

UK Catriona M. Munro, TA Editor in Chief - April 5, 2024.

A surprising number of people are not aware that it is illegal in the UK to collect, steal, pinch, or purloin birds’ eggs. On the tiny...

Failing privatisations add to the woes of Broken Britain

UK Harvey Morris - April 3, 2024.

British households will be paying more for their water from the start of this month, adding insult to injury amid a crisis in a privately-owned...

Royal diagnosis: signs of stress but long-term condition stable

UK Harvey Morris - March 27, 2024.

Britain's royal family has emerged as victim rather than villain from the latest episode of the Windsor soap opera, a long-running saga that still retains...

What makes people British? Or French, German or Japanese?

UK Catriona M. Munro, TA Editor in Chief - March 25, 2024.

I remember decades ago reading a travelogue written by the American writer Paul Theroux, cataloguing his travels around the UK. He recorded walking past an...

UK’s Cameron seeks to move the diplomatic dial on Israel-Palestine issue

UK Harvey Morris - March 20, 2024.

The foreign secretary and former prime minister David Cameron may be in the process of redeeming a somewhat tarnished political legacy by reasserting Britain’s role...

The Scottish Play

UK Catriona M. Munro, TA Editor in Chief - March 18, 2024.

One wonders what the old Scottish folk heroes would have made of the quality of all this domestic talk of referendums on Scottish independence. In a...

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