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Reading Roger Scruton's book "Culture Counts: Faith and Feeling in a World Deranged". I have to say this is not going well. How on earth can he seriously assert that learning Greek, Latin and ancient history was what enabled the bureaucrats of the British Empire to govern India?

Prince Harry and Meghan have settled, for now, into a seaside home near the most royal of Canadian cities - Victoria, British Columbia - named after a queen who reigned until 1901, during a great expansion of the British Empire

“The Ottoman empire certainly outstripped the British empire in terms of longevity, if not reach. Depending on the start and end dates, though, the Roman empire could be said to have lasted longer…”

Prince Harry and Meghan have settled, for now, into a seaside home near the most royal of Canadian cities - Victoria, British Columbia, named after a queen who reigned until 1901, during a great expansion of the British Empire

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Turing’s Princeton degree, Order of the British Empire medal and other personal items have been recovered. Plus: the chemists policing Earth’s atmosphere for rogue pollution, and the Wuhan virus has been seen in the United States.

Soldiers from Empire DID fight in same regiments as the British in WWI

Here is why @MIAuniverse 's MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) was a full-circle moment for her and her mother.

What good did the British Empire do for India during the Raj?

Here is why @MIAuniverse 's MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) was a full-circle moment for her and her mother.

She was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, or MBE, at the palace ceremony Tuesday hosted by William as a representative of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

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George the Poet turned down an MBE over ‘pure evil’ of the British Empire

Hillsborough campaigner Phil Scraton refuses OBE. Prof Scraton: "I could not accept an honour tied in name to the 'British Empire'.

Children to be taught about injustice and the role of the British Empire as part of Labour's plans for national curriculum

Congratulations to Dr. @ShashiTharoor  on winning the Sahitya Akademi Award, 2019, for his book, An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India.

"Brexit is the real end of the British Empire." In one of his last speeches as President of the European Council, Donald Tusk says that after Brexit the UK "will become and outsider, a second-rate player".

Today Ed Sheeran was made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by The Prince of Wales. Congratulations!

Absolutely horrific news: Uganda is planning to introduce the death penalty for homosexuality. LGBTQ people there need our support. The government say "homosexuality is not natural to Ugandans" as they enforce anti-gay laws imposed by the British Empire.

Author says Britons suffer from “historical amnesia” when it comes to understanding the history of the British Empire

What this whole thing reveals is how many people really think calling someone an African is an insult, while calling them French is a compliment. Pity them. I’m British by the way. And African too. Wasnt my idea, Europeans invented these dual identities through Empire

In light of the Windrush scandal, #BlackHistoryMonth  has taken on a renewed significance. It is more important now than ever that we learn and understand, as a society, the role and legacy of the British Empire, colonisation and slavery.

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