Britain

Do U.S. Soccer Fans Steal Europe's Customs? Damn Right We Do!
A British writer calls American soccer fans “derivative, excessive and utterly ridiculous.” Those same adjectives apply to his essay.
June 06, 2014

A British writer calls American soccer fans “derivative, excessive and utterly ridiculous.” Those same adjectives apply to his essay.

British Officials Oppose Sanctions Because Russia's Elite Are London's Cash Cows
March 04, 2014

Rich Russians live all over Europe, and they spend a lot of money. If it wants to punish Putin, Europe has to persuade its citizens to forgo that cash.

What Really Happened at the Battle of Waterloo
January 31, 2014

How many biscuits did it take to beat Napoleon? 83,428.

Jamie Oliver Represents Everything Wrong With Contemporary Britain
November 01, 2013

Will Self opens up on Jamie Oliver

David Cameron is Useless
Why the Syria vote is an emblematic failure for Britain's prime minister
August 30, 2013

In November 2009, David Cameron gave the Hugo Young Lecture, sponsored by The Guardian in memory of its highly respected columnist. Young had died of cancer in the autumn of 2003 after a splendid swan song, a final year of controlled rage.

Murdoch's Papers Fight the Guardian (and Free Speech)
Journalism's circular firing squad, UK edition
August 29, 2013

While it might be a mite too early to assess the historic and political impact of Edward Snowden’s leaks of top secret NSA documents, the first casualty is already clear: journalism.

Margaret Thatcher's Unintended Legacies
She wanted a conservative, middle-class England. She delivered anything but.
August 23, 2013

She wanted a return to a conservative, middle-class England. The country she created is anything but.

Better Read Than Red
Infuriating and brilliant, the “New Statesman” turns 100
May 13, 2013

Infuriating and brilliant, the “New Statesman” turns 100.

The Importance of Being Prickly
How Margaret Thatcher ruled
April 11, 2013

How Margaret Thatcher ruled.

The Irony Lady
Margaret Thatcher's fluctuating foreign policy
April 08, 2013

Margaret Thatcher's foreign policy fluctated wildly.

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