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If you want to know how likely we are to find a ninth planet lurking at the edge of our solar system, it is worth considering hunches elsewhere in science.
“Babylon is not about race,” he says. “It’s about any unjust state or system."
Jeremy Corbyn certainly thinks that Portugal's new government may be the place to look for politicians hoping to lead Europe in a new direction.
The ongoing reshuffle, more bad news for Simon Danczuk Media Ltd - and is Liam Gallagher a Corbyn fan?
Since all agree that Mr Corbyn will lead Labour into this May’s elections, talk of a future “coup” or mass resignations should cease. Yet Corbyn also needs to foster unity within the party.
Thirty-five years on from the Limehouse Declaration, Labour MPs are again talking about breaking away. We ask politicians past and present whether Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents should stay or go.
The self-deprecation paradox.
Tom Bradby’s “bloke in the pub” act may grate, but there is no reason for the BBC to be mean-spirited about a spot of competition - it may even be a good thing.
Hillary is a caricature of the compromises ambitious women have to make to attain any sort of standing - but she'll destroy Trump in the first debate.
This is not the first time IS has appeared to threaten Britain, but the appearance of Tower Bridge and Big Ben in its last video is particularly pointed.
35 years after the SDP broke away, Bill Rodgers of the Gang of Four talks to Stephen Bush.
As the tiny Donald Trump waved his Blackberry, I thought: I really have to stop living in Hampstead.
The Guardian’s abiding problem is that the people who run it seem unable to add up, or at least read a balance sheet.
There are hard choices and conflicting rights that we need to navigate when updating the law on gender.
The leader's opponents expect to try and unseat him next year.
Michael Winterbottom, Britain’s busiest film-maker, discusses cinema, social mobility and how we are returning to the 19th century.
This Is London: Life and Death in the World City by Ben Judah should be mandatory reading for every MP.
Sara Baume’s sympathy for her “wonkety” characters is infectious, and turns this portrait of an unusual friendship into something beautiful.
Atheists, like believers, can feel pride in the pedigree of their beliefs, as Tim Whitmarsh's new book on atheism in the ancient world shows.
"Thirty years later, in the Sheffield synagogue, / I saw you marry Norman, heard the strange sad chants".
An evening of Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Khachaturian.
On Channel 4's new foreign drama platform Walter Presents, Spin is French and sexy, and Clan a dark Belgian comedy. Plus: The Real Marigold Hotel.
What Owen Hatherley's The Ministry of Nostalgia ultimately misses is that our relationship to the past is about personal taste as much as politics.
Jane Fonda, Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel are all exceptional in Youth, but its messages are rather beneath them.
You have to admire DiCaprio’s performance, no question, but “epic neo-realism”?
The idea is that the students undertake their own version of a dérive – the aimless drift through the city that is the raison d’être of seriously flippant flâneurs – and document it in any way they please.
Bee Wilson's First Bite takes us back to childhood to explore how we form our feelings about food.
People earning over £35,000 do not cavort with the abandon of those earning less.
Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar and Suárez are the four best players in the world – but none of them plays here. Bit of a puzzle.
Our interactions with trees nourish our inner life, even at the darkest times.
Between Clare Balding striding into the road to stop traffic and Grace Dent's elegant glide, we survived the Moonwalk.
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