To those people who tell me that they’re not interested in politics, I often say: “But politics is interested in you!”
David Cameron is using the Paris attacks as an excuse to rush through state surveillance legislation.
“Mrs Duffy,” the reporter began, a smudge of fake concern loitering between his eyes, “we have to tell you the prime minister just said something . . .”
“I’d been brought up with the character,” the writer Jeremy Gavron says of his mother Hannah. “Having lived so long with fairy tales and evasions, what I wanted was the facts.”
Sonny Bill Williams’s contributions outside of matches are even more memorable than his playing.
Future general practitioners need to be made aware that “psychosomatic” should not be the default suspicion.
In the years since the end of the north-south war in 2005 a generation of South Sudanese had begun to grow up not knowing fighting. Now that is ended.
“I’ve seen enough men die,” said the Colonel Bob Stewart, “without being told I must show I care on TV.”
The new machine is designed to release energy in the same manner as the atoms in the sun.
The “superforecasters” who show remarkable proficiency in answering big geopolitical questions - despite their lack of knowledge.
When I started in journalism in the 1960s, only the top tabloid stars of old Fleet Street rated a photograph above their work. Now everyone has a mugshot.
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