Readers, forget the 80 minutes for an ambulance. This was Sunday night in A&E.
The war against Isis seems likely to get still harder from here.
My week, from spinning records with Baconface, Brexit block and visiting comedy graves.
Rather than mutual buck-passing, politicians and central bankers must collaborate in good faith.
An electoral clash, select committee elections as speed dating, and Ed Miliband’s political convalescence.
The former director of public prosecutions is now heading up Labour’s response to Brexit. But can he succeed in holding the Tories’ feet to the fire?
How volunteer embalmers helped to handle the Welsh village’s tragedy.
Peeping at the president, haranguing Hillary, and a starry night in Wisconsin.
The former conservative blogger is mounting a bid for the Ukip leadership. But can he do enough to convince the most right-wing of Britain’s leading parties to back him?
A real anti-war movement would oppose all military aggression, be it American, Russian or Syrian.
The week in the media, including the very British farce of Section 40, the mystery of the refugee “children” and a night out in the old East End.
Get ready for the new culture war: the question of how old children should be before they're allowed to change gender.
Clive Lewis, Lisa Nandy and Jonathan Reynolds show how factionalism is being transcended.
Angry, unpredictable, self-absorbed and a danger to the world – the many similarities between Donald Trump and Germany’s last emperor.
Donald Trump, Big Lie oratory and the rise of the angry white man.
A new outpouring of books show masculinity isn’t in crisis, human beings are.
Richard J Evans’s sweeping history of 19th-century Europe, The Pursuit of Power, has much to offer in our current moment.
Famous for his eerie First World War paintings, a new exhibition reminds us why Paul Nash was the greatest British artist of the first half of the 20th century.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s wellhoned turn in Doctor Strange is enjoyable, but the film isn't one you'd ever fall in love with.
Peter Bradshaw's “Reunion”, read by Tom Hollander, was the perfect afternoon short story.
The Young Pope stars Jude Law as a pious yet sensuous pontiff. Even so, I didn't expect it to matter me whether or not the character believes.
Leo Robson on Autumn, a new novel by Ali Smith.
Jane Shilling on the strange wartime diaries of Astrid Lindgren, the creator of Pippi Longstocking.
That’s not smog sitting on the lake. . .
Lucy Hughes-Hallett discovers the extraordinary reach of the global trade in human hair.
It’s that time of year again, when the Western world goes crazy for a fruit we don’t actually like. So what should we be trying?
When you look back over Johnson’s journalistic career, it soon becomes apparent that he was in the right place at the right time too often for it all to have been a coincidence.
Can you guess the year of the oldest programme, the teams and who the future PM was?
Introducing the Honeywell DT90E: the only thermostat on the market that works by telepathy.
Where Red Wedge sailed on optimism, pop and politics today make odd partners.
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