Xan Rice is Features Editor at the New Statesman.
Consider this. In 1914, the chance of a child living to 100 was 1 per cent. My son has a 50 per cent chance of making it to 104.
The world rankings still put them behind the All Blacks. But the gap is closing. And few would deny that Jones deserves much of the credit.
London side Brentford FC are using data to rethink the usual football club model.
How the “hippie tycoon” Dale Vince – a pioneer of renewable energy – plans to turn football and our motorways green.
For six decades, the Welsh artist's savage cartoons have thrilled, angered and shocked readers. He is not done yet.
Hanan al-Hroub was a poorly paid teacher on the West Bank. Then she won the $1m Global Teacher Prize.
The former Israeli President and Prime Minister has died.
How an elite police unit is catching some of London’s most prolific criminals.
Most economists expect that Brexit will hurt UK growth over the next few years.
Xan Rice meets the tireless Seymour Hersh to talk My Lai, pricey coffee and Bin Laden.
Twenty years ago, Labour won a landslide on a tide of optimism. Where did it all go wrong?
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