In an era of executions and transportation, 19th century courts were surprisingly laissez-faire about acid attacks.
For six decades, the Welsh artist's savage cartoons have thrilled, angered and shocked readers. He is not done yet.
Why are the overwhelming majority of dads still choosing to go back to work after one or two weeks and leave mums holding the baby?
Our best pieces from the past year. In this selection, our favourite writing on politics.
It's tempting to move on from 2016 as soon as possible. But before we do, let's hand out the awards for the best political moments of the year.
It's been a difficult year, but there were still a few reasons to smile.
The six months since the EU referendum have exposed the hollowness of the Brexiteers.
Populists must be denied the audience they relish.
Remainers are paralysed by fear of leaving the EU. But it offers huge opportunities for change, on both left and right.
Getting locked out on the coldest night of the year lead Laurie Penny to an unexpected encounter with two Brexiteers.
Both Ukip and the Liberal Democrats could thrive through their unambiguous positions.