A third of Brits believe countries were better off for being colonised by the British empire – but many don't know of the horrors inflicted on Britain's former colonies.
"But what about the railways?" just doesn't cut it as an excuse anymore.
Gin fetishisation sucks – and not just because of the terrible merch.
Theresa May can't get away with calling former colonies "old friends".
On Monday, an 81-year-old man became the first witness to testify in London after 40,000 Kenyans sued the British government for alleged torture and mistreatment under colonial rule.
Leaked documents show that Oxford University trustees were concerned about losing around $150 million in donations if they removed a statue of a famed 19th century British Empire-builder.
“Some people come in and are surprised to see Indian food on the menu,” says David Parey, owner of London Trinidadian eatery Roti Joupa. “They think Caribbean food is just rice and peas.”
Jamaica wants the UK to spend millions on reparations for the British Empire's slave trade — but Prime Minister David Cameron wants to build a prison instead.
The files, some labeled "Top Secret," could shed more light on abuses committed in British colonies during the heyday of the Empire, that successive governments have long kept hidden.
The mines could become a super-effective penguin preserve, saving the native ecosystem and maybe even bringing in some tourists.
How much do you know about modern Britain, immigrant?