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Pete Brown is an apple obsessive who is allergic to apples. Caroline Crampton went to an orchard with him to find out why he still loves this fruit so much.
In 2015, three schoolgirls were photographed at the airport, en route to Syria. Will any of them ever come home?
Tory tat, more Balls, and how Theresa May keeps the Tories on their toes.
The US white working class fights back.
In the age of the Kardashians and compulsive self-revelation, it is ever more important that art be allowed to speak for itself.
Capital Without Borders by Brooke Harrington reveals a new, hidden focus for financial services: keeping family assets secure.
When Dean told me there were evil spirits living in his trainers, I did what any parish priest would do.
The week in media, from Trump’s debt to the Greens to why Chipping Norton is a dump.
I recently worked out I've been near death nine times. This incident made it ten.
Ben Kingsley hated me and Mark Rylance just hummed – so I gave up celebrity profiles altogether.
Getting lost in Birmingham, the bad taste of hard Brexit, and why Theresa May is her own brain.
Donald Trump's beauty queen shaming reminds me why I'm supporting the former secretary of state.
Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev tried and failed to abolish nuclear weapons. Yet out of that failure they built a new order.
It would be wrong to hope that either domestic or international checks and balances will constrain Trump abroad. Geopolitically, the result would be unpredictable – at best.
If Outline was all about shifting passivity, Transit is about characters who grab the bull by the horns. Why, then, does the novel cleave to the form of its predecessor?
I started with alpha: Abdeluktos. / Above blame.
No Man’s Land reminds us of Harold Pinter's enduring genius – these two actors bring a new richness to it.
Simon Reynolds’s reassessment of glam, Shock and Awe, takes us back to an era that feels eerily familiar.
A new book by Simon Ings reveals the terrors, follies and surprising successes of Soviet science.
Howard Jacobson's Goldsmiths Prize lecture: from Ulysses to Herzog, the comic novel unlocks the “meaninglessness of everything”.
Accomplished, audacious and, by the end, as gripping as an airport noir, Eileen also works as a parable of female emancipation.
Alexander, the frontman of Years and Years, makes the case for Corbyn.
If a movie is stripped down to its plot, the logic had better be watertight. This is transparently not the case here.
Rachel Cooke wonders why Louis Theroux feels guilty about Jimmy Savile.
Three books to check out now.
Anne-Marie Freemantle was the youngest woman candidate in 1935, fighting Westminster St George’s for Labour.
Often, being "rested" means being alone, away from other people. For the elderly or housebound, being over-rested can be just as bad as being too busy.
Going to Hull twice in three months was a bit of a blessing, as it kept me away from the menace of London.
Tickets to the music hall and a guinea in your boots – now that’s a proper bung!
Think of paradise and what springs to mind? Hopefully, we'd all arrive hungry.
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