Opinion: Exception without end – why VE Day matters now and forever

On the eve of the 75th anniversary marking the end of World War II, the Guardian posted an editorial piece claiming that Britain ought to “get over the war,” adding: “This is not a time for false pride.” But in the context of VE Day, we owe it to honour the extraordinary stoicism of the wartime generation, and here’s why…

Bolton Bongs for Brexit

Brexit-mad Bolton council has triumphantly announced that it will be officially celebrating leaving the EU in a dazzling fashion.

Bolton’s Town Hall will be lit up in the red, white and blue colours of the Union Jack while the flag of Great Britain will be proudly flying on every single civic building and civic flagpole across the borough.