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“The British public won't suck up 15 years, if not longer, of wage stagnation without some kind of political retaliation.”
Former health secretary Lansley overlooked his £1.5bn “costly diversion” as he criticised later cuts to the NHS.
How the trial of four rugby players exposed a deep seam of misogyny.
How is this Labour leader different from all other Labour leaders?
Daniel Kalder investigates why dictators have aspired to be, as Stalin put it, “engineers of souls”, and – in pursuit of that object – have written some very long and very tedious books.
The world invested in Britain as a gateway to Europe. This, rather than the Anglosphere fantasies of the Brexiteers, is what Global Britain really means today.
A broadcaster, politician, author and poet, Magee once occupied many prominent roles. Now, in old age, he lives in one room in a nursing hospital – yet his mind still roams restlessly free.
Catholic and rational, profound and comic, Scottish and international: the novelist squared circle after circle.
“What countryside?” a friend of Cocker’s pointedly asks.
The womb is a battlefield. Never underestimate the amount of sadism pregnant women can evoke, warns Rose.
In On Grand Strategy, historian John Lewis Gaddis offers a timely historical overview of the constituents of leadership from the classical era to the present.
Philip Hensher’s 12th work of fiction is a synthesis of material, traditions and styles.
The problem with Rebel Prince is that the author’s hatred of Prince Charles renders every titbit credibility lite.
The film, which tells the tale of two adventurers separated by half a century, falls to pieces in its second half.
Chilli Island Radio plays songs like The Doors’ “LA Woman”, with its shaggy-headed bass line, written around the time the first Westerners came to the Gilis.
BBC Two remembers Dave Allen in a disappointingly flat biopic, while ITV3 pays homage to the enduringly funny Larry Grayson.
In a 2011 study, only 25 per cent of patients who tested positive for influenza actually had any symptoms.
Most such tipples are noticeably lacking in fans beyond their native national borders.
She’s always late, I forget she takes sugar. And in those humdrum rituals, true friendship is made.
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