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After being dogged by years of scepticism and derision, personality tests are making a comeback.
Through an electronic “nervous system”, Salvador Allende’s left-wing government anticipated the era of big data.
The nation’s population has fallen, its youth joblessness is the worst in the EU, and its GDP is still a quarter below the 2007 level.
The 28-year-old Democrat is set to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress - and is determined to tilt US politics leftwards.
Your weekly dose of gossip from Westminster.
For some disgruntled MPs, a clean break is now only a case of when and how.
A cold-eyed scourge of liberal pieties, the author had a gift for seeing, for noticing.
Labour should promise a second Brexit referendum, make a radical devolution offer to Scotland and revitalise the shadow cabinet.
Rachel Cusk and Karl Ove Knausgaard embarked on works blurring the boundaries between fiction and autobiography. Now the two series have come to an end, did they find the freedom they craved?
For some disgruntled MPs who accept that Corbynism is here to stay, a clean break is now a case of when and how.
As a new Disney film imagines Christopher Robin as a careworn salaryman, AA Milne’s biographer recalls the boy behind the character.
From the mid-1960s the New Left took socialism in a doctrinaire direction that was abstract and soulless, preferring progress to tradition, identity to class and free choice to common endeavour.
Thompson is finding new shades of scepticism and warmth nearly 30 years on from her first cinema role.
Rooney is the best young novelist in years.
The city of Algiers has been a byword for terror and corruption for so long now that it is hard to imagine this was not always the case.
Like an undergraduate struggling to reach the word count, Harari writes in pointless asides and cringeworthy platitudes of fortune-cookie quality.
Still enraging the Eeyores of public life, 92 years on.
Behind the picture-postcard side of Essex is a history of non-conformism.
Descriptions of trees and people begin to merge and blossom, as Powers novel opens up questions about the “personhood” of plants.
This sweet teen movie is clichéd, over-engineered and absolutely perfect.
Perry is kind, without ever tipping into sentimentality, generous without pretending to be closer than he really is to those he meets.
The author talks about Federer, Dante, Trump and his long struggle with leukaemia.
A new poem by Clive James.
Despite the shapelessness of much of her career, and her own personal pain, Franklin made everybody else sound like shouters.
The residents of the Firs and Bromford estates in north-east Birmingham wanted to steer clear of a documentary.
The author on Beyoncé, Stephen King and irritating waxing adverts.
Medieval banquets, Whitstable oysters and Jimi Hendrix.
Queen Elizabeth Gardens, known locally as Lizzie Gardens, is still cordoned off, for Novichok reasons.
I found it hard to comprehend how she had managed to dress so fastidiously every day in the face of such muscle weakness.
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