I was hungry. I didn’t have to pick up my son for over an hour. What could possibly go wrong?
With relations to Moscow and the Middle East fraught, Turkey's president faces a multitude of challenges.
The most swivel-eyed Tory anti-Europeans were present at Andrea Leadsom's campaign launch.
Can Andrea Leadsom, the Brexiteer with a chequered CV, go all the way?
The war in Iraq has emboldened violent jihadis and inflamed sectarian conflict – and profoundly changed the shape of British politics.
I have spent the day being told I should be pleased that the future leader of my country will be female. This is the feminist revolution in the same way that the Charge of the Light Brigade was a military triumph.
The division between Tory Remainers and Leavers is visceral and will not heal easily.
It'd hard to say what will happen next, with both of the main political parties in crisis. So let's make this a time to reflect.
Scarred by bombs and the rise of jihadists, Iraq has not had a day of real peace since the 2003 invasion.
The Labour leader's supporters have framed the "corridor coup" as part of the "old politics" rejected last summer.
On 23 June, Britain voted to “take back control”. Now we just need someone to take responsibility.
Is full political union of the eurozone the only way to stop the disintegration of Europe after Brexit?
As the long-delayed Chilcot report is published, two writers reassess the legacy of the former Labour prime minister.
Two histories of Isis hope to shed light on the crisis in the Middle East.
For all that Dahl can be both bullying and brilliant, these letters remind us who the writer was really trying to please.
In the Darkroom charts the author's relationship with her transgender parent.
"Rough, tough to touch, / grooved ridged scaled".
James Bloodworth's new book suggests ways to tackle the nebulous problems of UK poverty.
Three new books examine a period of life which seems to cause untold anxiety. But isn't there a case for just living it?
The many personalities of Héloïse Letissier, awkward superstar of Christine and the Queens.
Listening to Roald Dahl: In His Own Words was like hearing the writer's whole ouvre compressed into one short monologue.
If the program is full of misplaced nostalgia, I'm still powerless to resist its charms. Plus: Forces of Nature With Brian Cox reviewed.
Absolutely Fabulous: the Movie revels in the blasé humour that made the television series so groundbreaking.
One August bank holiday, two of Brown's collection of wallabies escaped.
Match becoming a grind? Cut to the managers: our dazzling, finger-sniffing rock-stars-in-waiting.
Doctors have caught up with folklore. We now know you can die of broken-heartedness.
Between football, Westminster and Brexit, there seems to be little good news at the moment. And now it looks like Linda is hanging up her apron.
The multilayered cuisine of central Asia and the Caucasus left me feeling envious in rainy Edinburgh.
What we don’t want to do, however, is examine the paralysis this fantasy has plunged us into.
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