At it’s greatest extent, the British empire was known as the largest empire in history, as it covered more than 13,000,000 square miles, which is approximately a quarter of the Earth’s total land area, and controlled more than 500 million people – again a quarter of the world’s population. As a result, the legacy it imprinted on these conquered lands is tremendous in terms of political reform, cultural exchanges and way of life. The English language, which it spread, is the second…

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This is like Eurovision, but with a sense of impending doom and no sequins.

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© The Trustees of the British Museum. Beau's of 1818.   George Cruikshank, 8 May 1818  Hand-coloured etching

© The Trustees of the British Museum. Beau's of George Cruikshank, 8 May 1818 Hand-coloured etching

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"Your Country Needs You", British propaganda poster WWI, 1914

Most EU migrants in UK would fail visa rules in event of Brexit - FT.com

Most EU migrants in UK would fail visa rules in event of Brexit

Illustration by Ingram Pinn depicting Brexit

Does this look safe? Illustration by Ingram Pinn depicting Brexit

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Steve Bell on Michael Gove’s plans for life outside the EU – cartoon


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