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In Donetsk, which has been under the control of Russian backed rebels since April 2014, the propaganda has a hermetic, relentless feel to it.
Reagan’s candidacy was built on more than his celebrity. Trump not only lacks experience as an elected official, he isn’t part of any organised political movement.
Harold Pinter probably never thinks about the night we met – but I do, often.
“Oriel sold out,” says Andre Dallas, one of the organising committee and a student at St Edmund’s Hall.
Dougie Alexander has been working for Bono since being pumelled in Paisley by student Mhairi Black - but what are the U2 star's tax arrangements?
Twenty-two years after Oasis sang, “All I need are cigarettes and alcohol,” the young are abandoning both.
The new owners of that "Tank Man" photograph.
Our slothful roll-out of GM mirrors our reaction to climate change: a few seeds of doubt seem to be enough to render us inactive.
The truth is that many black students looking at the white, middle-class Oxford would justifiably conclude that they don’t belong.
If you don’t trust people, at least make sure that you imprison them, seems to be the idea.
The people who asked why I hadn't written on the attacks weren't really interested in my opinion - they wanted me to say what they wanted to hear.
The factions on the Labour right need to acknowledge that Corbyn won because people sought a genuine alternative.
Without a unified position on a post-EU future, Cameron's opponents will struggle to convince the public.
Today’s teens and twentysomethings seem reluctant to get drunk, smoke cigarettes or have sex. Is abstinence the new form of youth rebellion?
Putin’s war cost Russia its centuries-long shared identity with its neighbour. Now, Kyiv risks betraying the spirit of the Maidan revolution.
Unforbidden Pleasures by Adam Phillips is a profound meditation on the ways we deny ourselves pleasure.
Simon Bradley's new book takes us from the train carriage to station signposts, walking the line between nostalgic reminiscence and hard evidence.
The message of the 1990s generation - that seeing clearly is not as simple as we think - comes across powerfully in four new collections.
Fred Goodman's new biography shows the man who made the Rolling Stones and wrenched open the door for today's superstars.
This new short story collection approaches the subject of trauma from a number of angles.
Life After Dark: a History of British Nightclubs and Music Venues reveals the ghosts of hedonism past.
Andrew Hankinson’s depiction of Moat’s unravelling is being marketed as biography/true crime, but its semi-fictional world is something more complex.
West of Eden: An American Place by Jean Stein follows a specific tribe of people: the beautiful.
Simon Sebag Montefiore's new book shows the history of a world as gorgeous as it was bloody.
Howard Jacobson places Shylock in Cheshire's "Golden Triangle". While thought-provoking, however, it struggles to work on its own terms.
The closer Dad's Army gets to its source material, the more you wish you were watching that instead. Plus: Rams.
Channel 4's new documentary, which tackles immigration in Sheffield, has an intriguing cast - but fails to delve below the surface.
The Mother and The Father both show two characters called Anna and Pierre, who both times end up in a hospital room - but are they the same people?
Gates didn't quite comprehend the unspoken contract of Desert Island Discs: come ready to bare your heart.
Stephen Bush reviews Rosa Prince's biography of Jeremy Corbyn.
She began to attend our appointments with a support worker in tow, almost as a symbol of her incapacity.
Of course, with Europe’s Mediterranean beaches now becoming de facto Bantustans for Syrian, Afghan and all manner of other exiles, they are looking a lot less attractive as sunlounger locations.
Punters are encouraged to bet responsibly. What a laugh that is. It’s like encouraging drunks to get drunk responsibly, to crash our cars responsibly, murder each other responsibly.
I thought I’d give her tidying theories a go, but when I held up the empty snack bag I was suffused with so many happy memories of the time we’d spent together that I couldn’t bear to throw it away.
This grape is so easily recognised that it might as well wear a name tag, but many varieties are brasher and bolder than you'd expect.
Maria Gordon was born in Aberdeenshire in 1864 and was one of the first women to receive a doctorate in science.
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