A Conservative party conference fringe event revealed both the Tories’ and Labour’s problem with defining Englishness.
The past 20 years have seen the growth of a more deeply felt and prominent sense of English identity, going beyond a chauvinist form of nationhood.
Englishness finds a confident voice in sport, but has little cultural or political voice. Cameron and Miliband should not remain mute.
From the Levellers to Orwell, from the Quakers to Tawney, radicals can take inspiration from a hugely impressive tradition of English social radicalism.
One of the lost stories of the census is the growth of an English identity. Mainstream politicians need to find ways of embracing this trend.
The author of "Hate: My Life in the British Far Right" explains what drives people towards extremist groups like the BNP and the National Front.
With two sure-fire bestsellers, Simon Jenkins and Peter Ackroyd show different ways of re-creating n
Historians are increasingly finding that the way to tell our bigger story is to home in on particula