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Does it matter if a celebrity is “real”? After all: all show business is myth-making.
The world rankings still put them behind the All Blacks. But the gap is closing. And few would deny that Jones deserves much of the credit.
As a child, the American Solomon believed the UK would be a land of plenty. Now, he sees travel as a way to combat insularity.
An uneasy truce between the Christian Democrats and post-communists is reaching an end. For Cavriago, it could spell disaster.
Why are Tory MPs paranoid about what they might have screamed at the TV? And how is "Red Ken" handling his suspension from Labour?
Britishness is a noble idea. However, as a wave of populism and nationalism breaks across Europe, are these the end of days for the United Kingdom?
This week in the media, from what the Bank of England knew to the return of secondary moderns – and my fake gardening news.
Both May and the EU-27 are intent on a “hard Brexit”. If the face of Labour's feebleness, they may well get it.
Truck bombs and drone warfare in the fight to take back Iraq’s second city from Islamic State.
Why tech firms that use smartphone apps to match independent workers with tasks are facing a backlash
With Labour in disarray and Westminster focused on leaving the European Union, the next Scottish referendum - whenever it happens - is the SNP’s to lose.
Glen Campbell’s daughter says, “Dad, she’s come 5,000 miles to see you!” I add, “How sad is that?”
Peter Wilby on Adrian Addison’s expletive-strewn history of the Daily Mail.
A new poem by Amy Key.
It was set in the Sixties, made in the Eighties and claimed by the Nineties, but 30 years on Bruce Robinson’s Withnail & I is a film for our times.
The latest X-Men film shows care is a part of life, a huge part, and it shouldn’t reduce your status or wither down your identity to a single label.
Can books by Jessa Crispin, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Catherine Mayer and Jess Phillips harness a wave of popular energy?
The Man Booker prize-winning novelist answers our questions.
David Goodhart's provocative take on the UK’s new tribal divisions is sure to become a private manual on Mrs May’s brand of conservatism.
The Old Vic’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead manages to make Tom Stoppard's out-of-fashion absurdism work.
Olivier Assayas' new film asks what happens when someone builds their life around the superficial. Yet Stewart is commandingly deep.
The tone of the whole station is of an easy joy in the medium.
I bet Ivanka Trump is glued to it, down in the White House screening room. Plus: Clique.
Everything is threadbare right now: my collars, most of my socks, my mind, and there’s a hole developing in the front of my 501s.
A white wine glass from Habitat reduced the bubbles almost to nothing; the ordinary flute did no harm but little good.
Five days bunking up with the farting reserve goalie doesn't motivate anyone – even in sunny Dubai.
Kay seemed seriously unwell. These days, however, GPs are expected to discuss potential admissions first.
"She’s like us and she shops and queues and keeps house like us."
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