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.
In a gesture which could not be more emblematic of the economic importance of Saudi Arabia, the British government has declared
The UK flag could be no more And Union Flag is the correct term - although 'Union Jack' is commonly used, the flag is officially
What's wrong with this picture? It's a Union Jack with a difference that's for sure and unfortunately it had been fluttering
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?
8."In left-wing circles it is always felt that there is something slightly disgraceful in being an Englishman, and that it
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.
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.
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.
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?