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20 February 2020,
The first chapter of the secret memoirs of the first lady of the United Kingdom (FLOTUK). As told to Otto English...
14 February 2020,
Otto English charts the Labour Party's course over the most tumultuous few years in British political history and laments its inability to stand up when it was most needed.
13 February 2020,
Otto English considers why the Liberal Democrats are struggling to provide a home for the politically homeless that should be flocking to the party.
6 February 2020,
Otto English takes us on a journey through the history of the English language, the exceptionalism of Empire and the furious and curious of Twitter.
31 January 2020,
In Part Two of his look back at Britain's journey with the EU, Otto English charts how Eurosceptic forces were unleashed after the 1975 Referendum and channelled in the 2010s by those looking to capitalise on the increasingly hard lives of many in the UK.
29 January 2020,
In Part One of his look back at Britain's journey with the EU, Otto English charts the UK's pivotal role in its formation, initial British reluctance at the project and the 1975 referendum which seemed to provide hope for a happy future in the bloc.
24 January 2020,
As Big Ben (doesn't) count down to 'Brexit Day' on 31 January, Otto English considers how Britain fell into the grip of a petty nationalism, warned against by the world's greatest physicist.
22 January 2020,
Otto English delves into the privileged actor's descent into normalising hate and considers what purpose it may serve.
16 January 2020,
Otto English has advance copies of the plans for the coming attractions - A Nostalgia Zone, Gallery of Brexit Heroes and much more...
13 January 2020,
Otto English continues his exploration of what drives the Prime Minister's chief advisor, ending with a startling discovery.
9 January 2020,
Otto English considers whether the early years of the Prime Minister's top advisor explain his disruptive career and ultimate motives.
The End of a Decade Without a Name: Right-Wing Populism, Referendums, Digital Darkness and Self-Harm
26 December 2019,
Part Two of Otto English's take on the 2010s, charting the death of Lee Rigby, the rise of Nigel Farage's UKIP and the forces that led to the UK voting to Leave the European Union.
25 December 2019,
Part One of Otto English's take on the 2010s, exploring how Britain stumbled from the financial crisis into the euphoria of the London Olympic Games – only for a repressed and angry populism to rear its head.
12 December 2019,
Our Liveblog will cover all events which we can of this momentous General Election. Keep coming back for timed updates from Otto English and the Byline Times Team.
11 December 2019,
On the eve of the most important election in a generation, Otto English asks: will Britain – failed by so much – survive the coming trauma?
6 December 2019,
The bell tolls for Nigel Farage's party – one good outcome of the General Election?
3 December 2019,
With Michael Gove turning up at Channel 4, and threats being issued to defund the public service broadcaster, is his party trying to be Stephen Yaxley-Lennon or Vladimir Putin?
29 November 2019,
Otto English raises a glass half full – to a future of hope after the years of chaos which may follow next month's General Election.
My Beautiful, Clever, Gregarious Mother is Wasting Away – The Tories’ Empty Promises on Social Care Mean Nothing to Me
21 November 2019,
Otto English shares the story of his mother Hannah, who has Alzheimer's, and has been abandoned by a Conservative Government which has delivered nothing on social care for the elderly.
19 November 2019,
Otto English explores why the British are so reluctant to discuss what the point of the Royal Family is.
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