Boris Johnson has gone for the nuclear option. The prime minister’s request to the Queen to suspend Parliament for up to five weeks frustrates anti-Brexit legislation and sends a clear message to Brussels: the current government is serious about leaving the EU, deal or no deal.
One hundred and eighty-six years ago the House of Commons finally agreed to abolish slavery in the West Indies. The decision was a long time coming, and many since have wondered what it meant.
Article 50 was triggered two years ago today, but on the day the UK was scheduled to leave the EU, the future remains unclear. Here, Beatrice Heuser takes a look at the context of Brexit, and the history that lead us here.
Mirrored Loss tells the story of Amat al-Latif al Wazir, only daughter of ‘Abdullah al-Wazir, one of the leaders of Yemen’s constitutional movement of the mid-twentieth century for reform of the autocratic imamate.
As 2018 draws to a close, we look back on some of best books of the year. Here are our 2018 titles that have been voted Book of the Year in publications such as the Financial Times, the Spectator and The Economist.
To be black and British has long been fraught with difficulty. This Black History Month, Danell Jones considers the story of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor.