Olympic suffragettes regroup for women’s rights march on parliament

London 2012 opening ceremony inspires performers to become modern-day activists and join UK Feminista in rights rally When Gail Collins stepped out in front of the deafening 80,000-strong crowd watching the Olympics opening ceremony, wearing a high-neck Edwardian blouse and the purple, white and green sash that marked her out as one of Danny Boyle’s […]


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My new British citizenship test: who is Cheggers, and why is he so funny?

Theresa May wants to put patriotism at the centre of British identity. Doesn’t she know our national spirit is more about pasties, panto and Keith Chegwin? What does it mean to be British? We’re citizens of a weird and eclectic nation – and, by nation, I of course mean group of nations. Sorry, what am […]


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