Xhaka and Shaqiri were not afraid to stand up to the bully of the Balkans on a global stage

With so many countries—32 to be exact—involved in the World Cup, there are bound to be geopolitical tensions. And if you were able to catch the Switzerland vs. Serbia match, you just saw one of the largest ones to ever erupt. But Switzerland has always been a neutral...

The Times: Swiss Kosovans and a grudge match against angry Serbs

Watch this game tonight on TV, BBC1, 7PM. One man’s provocation is another’s motivation. When Switzerland face Serbia in Kaliningrad tonight, there will be added incentive for the three members of Vladimir Petkovic’s team who are of Kosovan descent. By contrast, some...

A refugee on her experiences: “English people really have nice teeth” (Video)

Deshire is an Albanian refugee who came to the UK four-and-a-half years ago and now lives in Bristol. When she arrived she spoke no English and said her early memories of the country were that people "had nice teeth". Students from Bath Spa University have animated...

Bebe Rexha: Another Albanian chart invader

Just like Dua Lipa and Rita Ora, Bebe is of Albanian descent. "There's something in the water over there," she laughs. "We're strong. We're built like horses and we can withstand anything." The singer's father Flamur moved to the US when he was 21 and worked menial...

A British Army video: 19 years since Kosovo was liberated

"Entry to Kosovo was because of the people, above all because of the...

Albanian speaking EAL Teaching Assistant position in Enfield, closing date 19th June 2018

Bishop Stopford's CofE - Enfield EN1 £15,544 - £16,866 a year - Temporary Fixed Term until 31st August 2019 Bishop Stopford's Church of England School is looking for an EAL Teaching Assistant to join a friendly and supportive department. We are looking for a talented...