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The term has provoked fascination, mystification and derision in almost equal measure.
In an age of anodyne pop stars, he speaks in a voice that is unmistakably his own.
“The problem is that people across society have lost their future. They have no vision now.”
The pervading sense of decline is rooted firmly in reality, but it also obscures a more complex picture.
Blame for the frustration that hard-line separatists now feel will, as ever, be shifted to Madrid.
The problem is that there are too many candidates.
The former Lib Dem leader on Europe, Hillary Clinton, and political defeat.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
As Britain and America retreat from the world, there is no cause for European complacency.
So-called “transitional arrangements” will be permanent, as no other outcome makes sense for either side.
What most people want is for immigration to be under the control of UK politicians – without getting poorer.
How many men have read the news this last week and reassured themselves – come on, I'm not as bad as that guy?
In the first in a new series about the European nations we are soon to leave behind, Matthew Engel visits the Baltic state of Estonia, where people place great trust in technology – but not the motives of their neighbours.
How five great upheavals, from 1917 to 2017, shaped the country as we know it today.
Twenty-five years ago a one-off show, inspired by the first flickers of fake news, terrified a generation. The BBC quickly disowned it. Now, its cast and creators tell their side of the story.
In True Stories & Other Essays, pop culture references sit alongside more conventionally intellectual vocabulary.
The follow-up to A Visit from the Goon Squad is a research project first and a novel second.
The NS reviews Bergin’s The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx, along with collections by Nick Makoha and Stephen Romer.
La Belle Sauvage, the first book in the author’s new trilogy, explores the connectedness between humanity and its environment.
Michael Ignatieff's book of essays explores “moral globalisation”.
You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of.
One of them is filled with speeches about what makes great theatre.
Armando Iannucci’s film uses visual grandeur to heighten the petty, scabrous humour.
Where we could have done with a Simon Reynolds-style figure, we made do with a nodding Mark Ronson.
Neil MacGregor's new Radio 4 series runs counter to everything that television now does.
After ten years and five albums, Annie Clark's music only expands in scope and ambition.
I was amazed by Edinburgh but I have little memory of it.
The old adage in football is that the strength of a team is in its weakest link.
While the mind has an eye, it lacks a nose.
At the foot of the steps is a Hollywood star bearing my name. Well, a Hullywood star.
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