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Driving to Davos in the snow, getting angry at Trump, and finding solace in fiction.
Our weekly Telling Tales column.
The phrase is devious political propaganda.
How a former tech blogger broke America – and became a hero to angry young white men.
The increasing desperation here will turn into a boon for smugglers.
The Oscar-winning actor on keeping secrets, Donald Trump, and the character traits that turn him on.
Furtive whisperings among Tory MPs and late nights for the PM.
May’s new conservatism presents a challenge to Labour, whose voters are divided between liberal cities and traditionally working-class areas in Wales and England.
... and the folly of the anti-Trump elite.
We should ask what kind of financial sector we really want.
Silicon Valley has us hooked on digital dope. A “dumb phone” is one way to break that addiction.
In our quickfire round, the Prime Minister explains the appeal of Vivienne Westwood – and who she'd have her last supper with.
It is easy to guffaw at the idea of a billionaire Bolshevik in the White House, but it seems there is more to the comparison than meets the eye.
Each year 17,000 domestic workers accompany wealthy families to the UK – helped by a special visa regime that campaigners call a “recipe for slavery”.
The Prime Minister on Brexit, Trump, the return of the state and enticing Labour supporters to vote Tory.
In Hit Makers, Derek Thompson reveals the secrets of success in the arts, politics and beyond
The strange creatures of Kafka’s posthumous collection The Burrow.
John Burnside as a poet and novelist.
Ryan Gilbey wishes Denzel Washington’s big-screen remake of Fences had a bit more room to breathe.
Simon Winchester on Julian Glover’s Man of Iron – a biography of the great engineer Thomas Telford.
The best course of action in these times? Read old books for all the answers.
Sarah Ditum enjoys Michelle Tea’s latest anarchic autofiction, Black Wave.
Malcolm Guite's religious portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Desire makes us feel fully alive, when even love can’t reach those unsafe spaces that make life worth living.
Len Deighton’s SS-GB and the lure of alternate histories.
Good Morning Britain has become one of the most mortally embarrassing shows on television. Plus: The Moorside .
“But it’s beautiful music, Antonia! Tsk! Tsk!”
Feeling peaky but virtuous, I decide that I’m not going to drink this evening.
Those who want Arsène Wenger sacked will regret being so horrid to him.
Let’s stop going overboard with the fashion for finicky food fetishes.
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