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Spoiler: the best way to avoid Alzheimer's is to stay young.
A father’s fight for his autistic son.
For years, I was worried I'd regret it. But there's something to be said for giving up on being pristine.
A new alliance on the Spanish Left will be stronger than the sum of its parts.
Boris Johnson adopting Brexit for his Tory leadership bid extended to the self-anointed premier-in-waiting holding out an olive branch in unusual directions.
The referendum has unleashed dark forces and furies into the body politic and we shall be living with the consequences for years to come.
From the family courts to the US election campaigns.
True, drugs can also be dangerous - but criminalising them makes them even more so.
In Scotland and Northern Ireland, it was economic self-interest and inherent caution that ultimately trumped nationalism. Will England do the same?
Remain refused to speak of the benefits of increasing immigration. Leave refused to speak of the costs of reducing it.
Labour MP and pro-EU campaigner Mary Creagh writes this week’s Diary.
My father was 16 when he enlisted in the army in September 1914. Within nine months he was fighting on the Western Front.
How the death of the industrial way of life gave us choice – and stoked resentment and fear.
The EU referendum exposed a gaping fault line in our society – and it’s not between left and right.
“Affection is not a currency.”
We Were Feminists Once is a sometimes confused look at the question – but it reminds us to focus on what we're doing, not how we define.
Rather than denying the contradictoriness of being human, Empson revelled in it, as The Face of Buddha reveals.
Ghosts, raves and the soul of John Lennon: Tom Gatti interviews the winner of the 2015 Goldsmiths Prize.
Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator is a rather astonishing series - and it's up to the viewer to provide judgement.
Tales from the Stave is endlessly fascinating, although my classical musician siblings tell me composers aren't so bad in real life.
This story of memory loss shows how meaning accrues through duplication. Plus: Ma Ma reviewed.
Maher's Salafi-Jihadism: the History of an Idea draws on research and the author's personal experience to investigate the ideology which drives jihadism.
The Panama Papers and Parliament Ltd: a Journey to the Dark Heart of British Politics.
Having been conned into another couple of fruitless house calls, I now parry the proffered symptoms and generally get to the heart of the matter on the phone.
With a glass of wine, and a bit of imagination, wine can take us anywhere.
A drink with her reduces me to a nine-year-old boy recounting his cricketing triumphs.
When we hatched Lenin under our broody hen, we had to idea what was to come.
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