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Whether it's Trump grovelling, May grovelling, or Britain refusing to grovel to Brussels, the word "grovel" seems to be everywhere. But what does it mean?
Among the colours and badges of Polish football clubs is a banner declaring, “Death to the enemies of the fatherland”.
A South African judge on lessons from the liberation struggle.
My week, from bending Shakespeare’s genders to visiting the Vatican and Labour’s long slide into oblivion.
There is a growing realisation that hospitals are an impediment to getting care where we want it: in our own homes.
My week, from EU negotiations to a truly British holiday.
The US national security adviser faces major challenges in his new role.
Brexit is fuelling immigration nimbyism: “Fewer migrants, please, but not in my sector.”
The Article 50 vote is still causing problems for the Labour leader. Plus: who else was dancing at Balls' birthday bash?
The week in the media – from how the White House corps should handle Trump to Gary Lineker on Leicester.
Rightly or wrongly, the idea that the Conservatives must fight hard to keep Labour out of Downing Street provokes mirth rather than terror in Tory circles.
Is "Britain's most ear-drillingly insistent feminist" the most successful politician of her generation?
Geert Wilders is the latest ethnic nationalist to threaten the European liberal order. With his party on track to win this month’s election, a country famed for tolerance is being dragged to the right.
Is Harriet Harman the most successful politician of her generation?
On average, people spend around three hours a day on our phones. How did our use of technology become so compulsive? And how do we fight back?
Dystopian novels of the 1930s and 1940s feel topical once again – but how much do they tell us about Trump and today’s populist upheavals?
"America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s" explores how dark days for the economy made for a golden age in art.
Citizen and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely invite us to reframe, reconstitute and rephrase the experience of being a black person in a white-majority country.
This melancholy comedy has always been notable for what is now known as gender fluidity. The National Theatre's new gender-swapped version brings an added depth.
Membra Jesu Nostri is set in seven sections, each corresponding to a party of the body. Plus: Rigoletto at the London Coliseum.
It's hard to believe, but the people in Meet the Lords, floating along on the gas of their pomposity, are not fictional characters. Plus: The Replacement reviewed.
“Don’t you understand he’s autistic?” Steve shouted down the phone. “I manage all his affairs, and I need medical information to put on his benefits forms.”
You’ll never get anyone with teeth like that, said C, and packed me off to the dentist.
Delicious pâté from your local free-range mum? Yes, it is what you think it is.
A big cuddle for the manager, a kiss for his room-mate and a slap of the hands for the trainee sitting at the back and the junior video analyser.
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