British identity and society

Why the UK is the sick man of Europe again | Letters | UK news

Martin Kettle is absolutely right in his comparison between Germany’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and that of the UK (On different planets: how Germany tackled the pandemic, and Britain flailed, 24

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Simon McBurney: ‘Germany understand that in a crisis you need bonds between people’ | Simon McBurney

W hen Simon McBurney started his company Complicité in 1983, he didn’t think his brand of anarchic theatre would one day make its way on to syllabuses alongside Pinter and Shakespeare. “We’ve

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How Covid-19 brought Britain back together | podcast | World news

It was the middle of March and, like almost everyone else in the country, Annemarie Plas, from south London, was sitting at home under the new conditions of the coronavirus lockdown. It

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