Union Jack

Did Trump Just Insult The UK With An Upside-Down Flag?

Mark Hillary | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

It might seem trivial to many that the flag is displayed correctly, the British flag is often displayed upside down because many people assume the design is symmetrical, but the Brexit debate means that British people may soon need to have a more intimate understanding of their flag.

Holly Willoughby’s Neighbours Aren’t Happy About The Latest Addition To Her London Home

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Holly Willoughby neighbours have accused the ‘This Morning’ host of lowering the tone of her street by flying a Union flag above her home. The 36-...

Spot Why This Brexit Campaign Poster Has Been Branded 'Unpatriotic'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK

One of Britain's biggest 'Brexit' campaign groups has been caught flying the Union Jack upside down on one of its patriotic posters. Leave.EU, whi...

Pub Landlord Ordered To Remove 'Offensive' Union Jack Jacket

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.02.2016 | UK

A pub landlord in Yorkshire says council officers have repeatedly told him to stop wearing his 'Union Jack' jacket in public because it could be consi...

Patriotic, Proud, Identifiable...

Mark Foster | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying if all Team GB athletes just walk around in a Union Flag we will win everything. I'm not stupid. But if they feel right, proud and confident, they will walk taller and others will notice.

People Are Furious The Government Wants Flags Flown At Half-Mast For Saudi King

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

In a gesture which could not be more emblematic of the economic importance of Saudi Arabia, the British government has declared all UK flags should be...

Is This The Flag The UK Could Wake Up To Tomorrow?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK

What's in a flag? Quite a lot, if you consider that a considerable part of the conversation around Scottish independence is what on earth the Unio...

Oops: Union Jack Flag Misprint Blunder On Armistice Day

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

What's wrong with this picture? It's a Union Jack with a difference that's for sure and unfortunately it had been fluttering in the breeze above a...

Like a Red Flag to a Bull: On the Tyranny of Flags

Rebecca Greig | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK
Rebecca Greig

I don't like flags. Now, I know what you're thinking. There are so many flags, with so many different meanings. I'm talking national flags. Who can forget the look of atavistic hatred on an England supporter's red and white face (and not just because he's sunburnt) when he's lost a game to Germany?

St George's Day Quotes To Inspire The English

Posted 23.04.2013 | UK

As the English take a moment to celebrate (or completely ignore) their national day, here's 11 quotes from rather famous people to inspire a nation. ...

It's Time to Change the Australian Flag

Xavier Toby | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

The Australian flag isn't Australian, it's British. That big union jack in the corner has as much relevance to us as other typically British things like snow, Marmite, a bung economy, the Royal Family, talking about the weather, being miserable and Olympic Gold Medals.

Is it a Flag or Democracy Under Attack in Northern Ireland?

John Wight | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

The recent controversy that has erupted over the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall would have come as no surprise to anyone familiar with politics in the North of Ireland, or who has spent any time there.

Keep the Union Jack Flying High

Marcus Middleton | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK
Marcus Middleton

When I heard that British institutions were not going to be forced by the "Bureaucrats in Brussels" to fly the "Eurosport Logo" above Government Buildings permanently throughout the year... It made me feel good inside.

No Need for a Post-Union Jack

Henry C.H. Hill | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Politics
Henry C.H. Hill

Amongst the many serious points surrounding our economy, defence capability, global standing and Security Council seat, one seemingly trivial problem has caught my attention. If Scotland left the UK, what would happen to our flag?

How the Noisettes Celebrated the Diamond Jubilee

Dan 'Noisettes' Smith | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Dan 'Noisettes' Smith

Hi! My name is Daniel Smith and I constitute one half of the band The Noisettes alongside my best mate for 15 years, Shingai Shoniwa. I guess you could call me the 'Andrew Ridgeley' to her 'George Michael' (Wham! for you young 'uns) but the business of prancing about with a guitar on a big stage is a LOT of fun...

Union Jack Cushions Reduced - Nationalism Discontinued?

Scottee | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Is the future of our flag in jeopardy? Has our flag become a logo that flogs cheap apparel during times of nationalism decided by marketing teams? If Scotland gain independence do we need to change the flag?

Why Flag-Waving Is Anything But 'a Bit of Harmless Fun'

Patrick Garratt | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Politics
Patrick Garratt

Patriotism, now matter how "gentle," nooses our necks and pulls us, blindfolded, to the right.

Weekend Shopping: Get Patriotic With Celebratory Jubilee Swag

Sarah McGiven | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Whether you're into the Royal family or not, four days straight off work is reason enough to celebrate in my book.

What's Wrong With This Diamond Jubilee Mug?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

The misguided memorabilia company that brought Britain the commemorative engagement mug of Kate Middleton and Prince Harry has boobed again... or has ...

Helen Mirren Bare But For A Flag On The Cover Of Esquire

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK Style

Good lord! We know that Helen Mirren is a very hot lady - it's one of those celebrity facts, like 'Michelle Obama has wonderfully toned arms', 'Liz Hu...