Matteo Renzi's resignation reminds us that populism has financial consequences.
Writing history’s first draft, my Westminster gridiron gang, and ennobling Naughty Nige.
He first made a name for himself protesting against halal supermarkets. Now, he could be the man to take down François Hollande.
Theresa May’s Tories have missed their chance to rescue the British economy.
The continent that once aspired to be a rival superpower to the US is now a byword for decline, and ethnic nationalism and right-wing populism are thriving.
Backstabbing Boris, a doctored doctorate, and when private schools come to Parliament.
This is no time to back away from our commitment to women’s rights, racial justice and sexual equality.
The week that was, from grammar school delusions and Labour floating voters to why republicans will love The Crown.
From Last Tango in Paris to Basic Instinct, we are now discovering the unsavoury truth about sex scenes.
The Liberal Democrats and Ukip are offering Remainers and Leavers alternative homes.
The lonely struggles of Monty Panesar, the sporting-cultural cult hero who lost his purpose and sense of joy.
Moby, the vegan king of chill-out pop, talks wealth, David Bowie’s hat and the average intelligence of his fellow Americans.
Trump, Brexit, the populist surge – our New Times contributors reflect on a period of turbulent political change.
The Bestseller Code by Jodie Archie and Matthew L Jockers reveals what literary hits have in common.
Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich is an empathetic treatment of collective memory – and grief.
From a goat with a mobile phone to a poor chimney sweep, here are the new stories to look out for this winter.
When a book on quantum gravity came on air, it sounded like a brief return to something that has declined so much over our lifetimes – knowledge as part of a function of a media flow.
I usually have an aversion to actors pretending to be police officers in this kind of scenario, but Lawful Killing: Mark Duggan was done with surprising care and nuance.
Gordon-Levitt makes Snowden’s motives transparent without ever fully dropping his guard. It is reassuring that a film in which people are spied can still have a protagonist who remains essentially unknowable.
From where you go to what you eat, football is full of snobs. Who doesn’t like looking down on other people?
Judging by what I saw when I went out to buy cereal, man and machine have hit a critical level of hostility.
I have now slept alone more nights than with a woman by my side: this is a cause for crisis. The mouse is back, too.
In San Sebastián for the World Cheese Awards, I could smell the gathering from the next room.
It’s only a few days after the election when I go to see Chaim Tannenbaum sing.
How Liam Fox helps us face the new era, using orcs, Socrates and his knowledge of general medicine.
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