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After more than a decade in which I counted down the minutes to a new episode, I encountered the most terrifying thing Doctor Who has yet thrown at me: boredom.
Faced with the political and economic cost of spending cuts, even the Conservatives are being forced to retreat.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
It has made Dundee a destination after years in which it was regarded as a stopover, and has given Dundonians permission to feel greater pride in the city.
Over the past decade, Swift has navigated a changing political climate with considerable, if decreasing, deftness.
Gloomy MPs fear the PM will promise an end to cuts as Philip Hammond delivers yet more of them.
No politician dares advocate higher fuel taxes, restrictions on airline travel or meat rationing.
China’s leader points to external enemies but his biggest problems are at home.
Helen Lewis, Linda Grant, Kate Maltby, Sarah Ditum, Janice Turner & Caroline Criado Perez on the strengths and weaknesses of the feminist rallying call
After ten years of wrongheaded and brutal spending cuts, Keynes’s warning that bad economics produces political extremism is more important than ever.
Horrifying, mysterious and sentient, our guts are the link between life and death – and if we understood their power we might be happier
Boyd’s career consists of an endless flow of stories in the great realist tradition, with strong plots, well-rounded characters, and written in a language that anyone can understand.
It’s hard to discern Damien Chazelle’s motive for making this Neil Armstrong biopic, his first film since La La Land.
Over five days, the historian Andrew Roberts condenses some of his new book’s 1,152 pages into five essays that he also narrates.
Rachel Cooke reviews Doctor Who and A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad.
Dunn talks to women about, well, everything: sex, love, bodies, identity, marriage, motherhood, politics, ageing, work, freedom and money.
Exploring the role played by negative emotions in recent history.
Emma Stone and Jonah Hill offer fresh, convincing performances as two people who see themselves as fundamentally broken.
Grant represents a very human set of contradictions. In his songs, horrific experiences are set alongside transcendent ones; cynicism alongside childlike wonder
Cod, carp, eel, herring and salmon might seem an odd quintet, but these charismatic, story-rich species changed our nation.
Provocative tone and complex form triumph in new stagings of Harold Pinter’s 20 short plays.
The call is plaintive, at times, sometimes rising in excitement, persistent enough to be an integral part of the twilight hours.
No one wants to become a slave to a past self. And there comes a point when glossy black hair is at odds with the increasing lines and wrinkles.
I was opposed to beards, until a most excellent woman asked if I’d grow a goatee. For her.
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