It appears in various forms – jjang, kkaep jjang, illjjang – but what does the South Korean word jjang actually mean, and how is it used?
Priti Patel has become an increasingly prominent figure as Home Secretary. Here’s a snapshot, looking at her family background, husband and how she entered politics.
Today marks the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage from Plymouth to Massachusetts, which used to be called Cape Cod. The ship transported pilgrims seeking a better life on the other side of the Atlantic.
Barbados has revived its plan to become a republic by November 2021. Queen Elizabeth II will have one fewer territory on her pin board. But she is still Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other realms. So what’s the issue? Which countries are still ruled by the Queen of England?
Too often, legislation is written in obscure language, which cuts it off from the very people it's supposed to serve. We explain the bill in layman's terms, which everyone can understand.
This year is the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. There were hundreds of battles during the Second World War but what was the reason for the Battle of Britain? And what makes it so important?
Making friends at uni can feel daunting, even during Freshers Week. You’ve moved to a city you don’t know, armed with all your pots, pans and textbooks and ready for a new adventure.
On this day 13 September, the Treaty of Worms was ratified, straw hats were stomped en masse all over New York City and Scooby Doo premiered on TV.
What led to Winston Churchill being removed from office in the fabled ‘11th hour’ of World War II?
Students in England are heading back to school after summer holidays – my three children return on Thursday. But any parent who thinks life will be “b…