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It would be easy to dismiss the 69-year-old property mogul - but Trump is impossible to ignore.
Michael Brooks explores the intersection of big data and increased life expectancy.
Synaesthesia can be anything from seeing words in colours to full-on visual disturbances – and scientists are still learning why.
It takes quiet steadfastness of purpose to make the most of the sea change. That's why I'm voting Corbyn.
A response to some of my critics.
Not only do we indulge flaws but we often, wrongly, interpret them as the engines of success.
Blair’s strength, according to John Rentoul, a sympathetic biographer, was his ability “to pick up and reflect back the banality of the majority”. David Cameron does that perfectly well.
At long last, the left is asking itself whether power without principle is worth having.
New Labour promised the opposite of what came before - and now, Corbyn promises the opposite of New Labour.
After the shootings in Charleston, the Republican right showed it was finally ready to reject the old symbols of the Confederacy.
From To Kill a Mockingbird to Gone With The Wind, literary mythmaking has long veiled the ugly truth of the American South.
The Lothian MSP has just taken on the toughest job in politics – leading Scottish Labour against the SNP.
The leadership candidate has the declared support of just 15 MPs. Both sides are preparing to enter what feels like an alternate universe.
Roland Link's Love in Vain: the Story of the Ruts and Ruts DC reveals the band's eclectic roots.
Book of Numbers and Whisky Tango Foxtrot belong to a growing canon of tech thrillers from the US, new novels that engage with internet culture, rather than lamenting or ignoring it.
As a woolly centrist rather than a techno-Marxist, the future seems far more contingent than Paul Mason's vision suggests.
This is a timely and entertaining story of a man addicted to applause, not alcohol.
Ben Marcus' celebration of the short story demands our dreams be disrupted.
Franzen's prose exemplifies the 2011 Booker judges’ exalted “readability”, but his life has become a soap opera not of his making.
On the question that divided historians for most of the 20th century – “Was the French Revolution a bourgeois revolution?” – Jaurès and Hazan sharply disagree.
Three Moments of an Explosion reviewed.
Robinson is a pleasure: an old-fashioned newspaper hack to her very bones. But where are her female contemporaries?
“Go on, do it for us now, Sergey! Will you roar for us now?”
No film was ever in greater need of a Louis Theroux figure poking and prodding and shedding light where none would otherwise fall.
Labour MPs should be swapped for migrants – and I’ll happily declare Tories, Scots Nats and entire marauding phalanxes of Pilates instructors stateless as well.
Summer is the time for wolfing down crayfish on the coast in Sweden.
I want our health service to be as good as it can be, but the juxtaposition with what I was witnessing in Zambia felt raw.
Down and out.
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