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Britain sets up compensation scheme for Windrush Immigration Victims

LONDON, England, Wednesday April 3, 2019 – British Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a £200 million  scheme to compensate members of the so-called Windrush generation, including immigrants from the Caribbean, who were unable to prove their right to live in the United Kingdom.

BRITAIN | A genealogy of the term British reveals its imperial history – and a Brexit paradox

The genealogy of the term British reveals a fragile and contested historical identity – something Brexit has thrown into stark relief. In the 17th century, being British only had meaning as a colonial identity, when it was used to denote the projection of English and Scottish interests overseas. When the term was used within the geographical confines of Great Britain – and later in Great Britain and Ireland – its common use was in reference to the British government or the British constitution.
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