Brazil’s municipal elections were an disaster for the centre-left Partido dos Trabalhadores. But for some, the party's downfall was not such a surprise.
This new technology already exists, and is part of a quiet revolution in how planes land.
She learned Article 50 off by heart and faced off against Nigel Farage on The Andrew Marr Show. But Miller says it's not just about Europe.
Has Liam Fox been eyeing up deals with South Korea and the Gulf states?
The Prime Minister could yet become the target of the Leavers' outrage.
We are dependent on the “leader of the free world”, so our government, like many others, will have to hold its nose over President Trump.
The election of Donald Trump to the US presidency is yet another blow to the liberal world order.
A narrative that attributes Trump's triumph to the "working class" forgets the role of racism, sexism and the right-wing media.
People used to define themselves by their pleasures – by their sexual preferences and lifestyle choices. Today, we increasingly define ourselves by our suffering and our weaknesses.
Book reviewing used to be a blood sport. How has it become so benign and polite?
François Hollande’s poll ratings are at an all-time low and the far right is rising. Can anyone lead the country out of its malaise?
Corbyn gets the court biography treatment in The Candidate, yet the book has little to say about the world beyond Labour's left.
Swift believed that humans have an innate capacity for reason, which they fail to use. But did he take the human comedy too seriously?
Frantumaglia: a Writer’s Journey is a collection of letters, interviews and pieces from 1991 to this year, and explore the writer's urge to run away.
Reading Abramović's memoir is rather like watching EastEnders: I didn’t learn anything about performance art reading, but I can't deny I had fun.
Zadie Smith's new novel is enjoyable but tries to do too much. Next time, she should slow down, lean back and try out a waltz.
As Bowie seems to have known his terminal cancer prognosis for much of the period of working on the show, there is a grave fascination to Lazarus.
The composer is writing one new piece of music a week for the BBC station's breakfast show – mostly, by hiding in the spare room.
The appearance of extraterrestrial craft, a dead daughter who used to sculpt aliens: Arrival's forced mystique fails to land.
Peter Morgan's new Netflix series is a dark, sometimes comic dive into the psyche of royalty. Plus: Close to the Enemy.
The 2016 Goldsmiths Prize winner on engineers, Solar Bones, and why Irish writers have to translate themselves.
My old flame still turns heads – sometimes you can actually hear neck muscles twanging.
The place may scare our players, but it’s a great place for a picnic. Just hold the prawn sandwiches.
Hallowe’en, or All Saints’ Eve, or el Día de los Muertos, or – as I pointed out to everyone’s surprise – the Scottish festival Samhuinn marks the beginning of winter.
There's little rage or doubt in the music of Liam and Noel Gallagher.
It’s not enough for the Prime Minister to decry the abuse directed toward the judiciary while “even-handedly” trumpeting freedom of the press.
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