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For centuries, we have built replacements for ourselves. But are we ready to understand the implications?
Our species has declared war on the night and sleep has been the victim.
Revenge is a dish best served cold from a wicker hamper.
McGuinness died with his ultimate goal of a united Ireland arguably closer to realisation than at any other time since the island’s partition in 1921.
Osborne will use the Standard as a rival power base to the May government. But can he do the job and retain his credibility as a parliamentarian?
The success of late developers proves that our obsession with early achievement is wrong.
The week in the media, from Osborne’s irrelevant editorship to the unrepentant McGuinness and Vera Lynn’s stirring ballads.
Countryfile’s relentless propaganda, a viscount’s toe, and Death Eaters in the House of Lords.
How the ideas of two pre-war intellectual refugees – the radical Herbert Marcuse and the reactionary Eric Voegelin – are influencing the new culture wars among Trump and his acolytes.
Steve Bannon, the US president’s chief strategist, wants to destroy the state.
Tom Watson says it is destroying Labour. Its supporters say it is a vital force for change. Our correspondent spent six months following the movement, and asks: what is the truth about Momentum?
The award-winning novelist and publisher answers our questions.
Three new books reflect on the complexities, and challenges, faced by Muslims in Britain.
In Katie Kitamura’s novel, it is the distance between the narrator’s two selves that causes her most discomfort.
The cult author speaks on the sudden rebirth of American activism and writing “the book of his life”.
Haunted by his time in the trenches and disturbed by the modern marketplace, Jones formed a world-view full of symbols and connections.
It takes charisma to pull off abandoning hits halfway through.
Labour's “Gang of Four” are brought to life brilliantly at the Donmar Warehouse.
A man we’d thought destined for certain death reappeared, alive and kicking. Even as my brain raced, I was grinning.
Based on David Grann’s book about the British explorer Percy Fawcett, the film is a beautiful, diligent portrait. Plus: Aquarius.
Very quickly, it becomes clear that loneliness doesn’t suit me.
Radio 2’s 100th-birthday tribute reveals how Lynn was forced to change her voice.
Valerie Grove on Tracy Tynan’s memoir of a wild life with her father, Kenneth.
“So if you don’t like it so much,” he says, “why don’t you leave?” And his tone suggests that there is a good train leaving from St Pancras in half an hour.
Across the top of the screen floated a banner, pulled by a little aeroplane: IN ARSENE WE TRUST.
He throws away burger buns and scrapes the top off his pizza: why Donald Trump’s lack of interest in food should set alarm bells ringing.
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