Colonialism

‘Britain and Kenya must find and punish the still living perpetrators of crimes’
Soldiers training in Nanyuki, Kenya
Instant Opinion

‘Britain and Kenya must find and punish the still living perpetrators of crimes’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
9 Nov 2021
First Nation graves discoveries turn spotlight on Canada’s colonial past
First Nation Canadians gather for a vigil on the site of a burial site in Saskatchewan
In Depth

First Nation graves discoveries turn spotlight on Canada’s colonial past

Human remains unearthed at former residential school in British Columbia adds to growing tally found across the country
2 Jul 2021
Should ‘empire’ be dropped from the UK’s honour titles?
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Why we’re talking about . . .

Should ‘empire’ be dropped from the UK’s honour titles?

‘Excellence Not Empire’ campaign calls for gongs to be distanced from colonial past
11 Jun 2021
Barbados plan to drop Queen ‘driven by China’, MP claims
The Queen greets Governor-General of Barbados Dame Sandra Mason at Buckingham Palace
In Brief

Barbados plan to drop Queen ‘driven by China’, MP claims

Tom Tugendhat says the Caribbean island risks swapping a ‘symbolic’ leader for a ‘real emperor in Beijing’
23 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: The Germans don’t worship their hospitals
Angela Merkel
In Depth

Instant Opinion: The Germans don’t worship their hospitals

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 12 August
12 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: the world is ‘laughing’ at Britain
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: the world is ‘laughing’ at Britain

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 18 June
18 Jun 2020
Eight African countries sever currency ties with France
CFA Franc, Money
In Brief

Eight African countries sever currency ties with France

Former French colonies to replace the CFA franc with the eco
23 Dec 2019

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Chagos Islands: UK defies UN handover deadline
Chagos Islands
In Depth

Chagos Islands: UK defies UN handover deadline

Government comes in for criticism after ignoring calls to return islands to Mauritius
22 Nov 2019
The Week Unwrapped: French sperm, reparations and the Arctic
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In Depth

The Week Unwrapped: French sperm, reparations and the Arctic

The Week Unwrapped podcast: French sperm, reparations and the Arctic
27 Sep 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 5. Colonialism
Colonial troops of the British Empire
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 5. Colonialism

How the power-thirsty West redrew the global map
12 Jul 2019
Germany’s other genocide: Namibians sue over slaughter
Namibia Germany
In Brief

Germany’s other genocide: Namibians sue over slaughter

Berlin returns remains of massacred indigenous people but descendants still waiting for apology
30 Aug 2018
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