Police are using sites such as GEDMatch.com to revive historic crime investigations.
At the Marx 200 conference, the shadow chancellor declared that “Marxism is about the freedom of spirit, the development of life chances, the enhancement of democracy”.
Bercow’s temperament has long been the subject of intrigue among those working in parliament, but in March it became headline news.
Your weekly dose of gossip from Westminster.
If you’d suffered half a century of declining living standards, your disgust would be reserved for those who’ve been in charge all that time.
Labour’s performance in the local elections was modest, but the party has been confirmed as a contender for power.
Now that Trump has walked away from the Iran deal, half a decade of EU attempts at independent regional diplomacy have gone up in flames
A Very English Scandal: the former Doctor Who writer on hate mail, two decades of writing gay characters – and adapting the Jeremy Thorpe affair for the BBC.
Conflict between Israel and Iran seems increasingly inevitable now the US has torn up the nuclear deal. But if – or when – it happens, who do the Sunni Gulf states and Egypt back?
The fundamentals of Western politics are under threat. So what’s next?
A new poem by Blake Morrison.
Plus, sadistic exploitation thriller Revenge.
The novel would make a great Netflix series, a murky pre-Prohibition thriller poised between LA Confidential and True Detective.
For 15 years he was a French diplomat, for ten a jet-setting celebrity spouse – writing a significant French oeuvre along the way
In the age of Putin and Assad, British politics could learn a lesson from Liverpool.
The Quantum Astrologer’s Handbook re-imagines the Renaissance doctor, astrologer, and mathematician Girolamo Cardano as an angel guiding the reader.
Comics were, until recently, deemed a marginal medium, at least in the sense that they were critically neglected. That’s what made them so free.
In a way, Lindgren is a metaphor for Sweden itself.
Rather than falling in with the pretentious, dungeons and dragons world of early 1970s “progressive” rock, Can did their own thing.
Joe Penhall’s new play features a dispute over songwriting credits.
On a website “filled with the detritus and ephemera of great artists”, there’s a wonderful hunk of little-heard pieces for radio.
Plus: the return of The Bridge.
“This is America” explores the twin spectacles of entertainment and ultraviolence as the bedrock of Trump’s America.
“The British shorthair is an intelligent cat,” says Pets4homes.co.uk, yet my brother claims his is no smarter than a rock.
If NS columnist Ed Smith can select the England cricket team, I surely have the CV for sorting out football.
Theirs will be the first royal nuptials since Queen Victoria’s not to be marked with a marzipan-covered doorstop of dried fruit.
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