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By adopting a visual language of white marble statues, groups such as Identity Evropa have embarked on a culture war to redefine what – and who – is “authentically” European.
Philip Alston found elements of the new Universal Credit welfare system “problematic”, “harsh” and “unnecessary”.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
The former Greek finance minister on how a bad Brexit deal became inevitable and his plan to transform Europe.
In this febrile atmosphere, the longer-form current affairs programmes have come into their own.
In every country, public commitment to keeping the climate stable is skin-deep.
Sex, strife and a move to the right: how the American novelist faced up to his personal life in fiction.
France remains traumatised by the war in Algeria, which lives on in the festering resentments of the banlieues and prisons. Can President Macron begin to heal the wounds?
In her autobiography, Michelle Obama shows she is adept at weaving together the personal and political.
The Brexit negotiations were a battle over how much control Britain would have to cede to the EU and Theresa May lost it.
Theresa May’s deal cannot pass parliament, and no Conservative leader can secure a better one.
That Peter Crouch Podcast is quite brilliantly open.
Hadestown turns the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice into a folk-opera with New Orleans jazz influences.
But the first series of Clique managed to pull off its mix of social commentary.
Plus: Rachels Weisz and McAdams star in Disobedience.
Plus: HBO’s adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend.
Fake news, disinformation, propaganda – call it what you will – the dissemination of untruths and half-truths is part of the job of a wartime leader.
We vilify gulls for their proximity to human waste – but for self-declared “larophiles”, gulls are the ne plus ultra of the bird world.
A little more time spent on the editing, and a little less spent in marketing meetings, would have created a better book.
A new poem by Kayo Chingonyi.
Kingsolver manages to make her characters simultaneously believable individuals, and embodiments of a generation.
Even as a child, I got the message that you shouldn’t stigmatise anyone for being different, even if that person has blue skin and a forked tail.
Bobby Charlton, one of our greatest ever players, was too cool, too serious, too emotionless to create excitement.
The life has gone from it. I imagine this must be what looking at the corpse of a lover is like
Oh, the things I’d do differently.
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