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.
WASHINGTON DC, July 16, 2018 - The International Monetary Fund says the risk that current trade tensions escalate will further —with adverse effects on confidence, asset prices, and investment—is the greatest near-term threat to global growth.
Members of the Windrush Generation in Jamaica have condemned the treatment they have received at the British High Commission's office in Kingstown saying that officials have refused to provide them with proper assistance for many years.
Source –CMC– Trade and Investment Minister Asot Michael has tendered his resignation from the newly formed Antigua and Barbuda government, amid speculation that he was among Caribbean politicians who had received bribes from a British investor.