A new female empowerment movement is encouraging more women than ever to avoid unfulfilling relationships in exchange for a better, independent life.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
The French president’s measures represent high-handed gestures from the rich to the poor rather than a genuine anti-austerity programme.
The social psychologist discusses his book The Coddling of the American Mind and the age of identity wars.
Part of the row is nakedly political – the Home Secretary is considered to be one of the frontrunners for the Conservative leadership.
When everyone is curating Christmas on Instagram, it can leave us feeling like failures.
The internet behemoths are essentially parasites, leeching their sales from what Marxists might call actually existing shops.
From Pet Shop Boys to Kate Bush, pop stars are publishing their songs as books. What do their words reveal about them?
When an author dies, literary estates take over – bringing disputes, fraud and conflagrations.
Predictions for an uncertain year.
Facebook’s essential facility is unclear – is it a social network; a publisher of video, text, pictures and games; a communications service; or an advertising agency?
On 23 May, Europe will elect 705 representatives for almost 450 million people. With nationalist, anti-immigrant populism ascendant, EU politics is about to swing to the dark side.
Broadcast television is struggling to hold on to viewers in the age of digital binge-watching.
A planet in crisis, Orwell’s legacy and the art of doing nothing – plus new fiction by Margaret Atwood, Zadie Smith and John Le Carré.
Unless MPs finally agree on an alternative to a no-deal Brexit, the UK may desperately plea for an Article 50 extension.
Cheap credit is creating the conditions for the next financial crisis.
The president may seek a showdown he can win at a time when a conflict between great powers seems more likely than it has for a generation.
Outrageous and flamboyant murders? Check. Creepy clown masks? Check. Gruff one-liners? Check.
And the Acadamy Award might go to…
Colman’s Queen Anne is sweet and giddy and transparently bonkers.
From 500 years of Leonardo to the Anglophile Van Gogh, 2019 promises an eye-opening year in painting and sculpture.
From endless Arthur Miller to the National’s sell-out Cate Blanchett vehicle, the forthcoming year in theatre.
Middleweight boxer Rubin Carter was tried, convicted, and released twice.
What an irresistible performance Cumberbatch turns in: weird, committed, minutely observed.
For one whole half hour I have not seen the faces of those lying, scheming, conniving, despicable scumbags who claim to be acting in the national interest.
Before achieving success as a writer Pullman was a teacher, and continues to campaign for literacy today, opposing cuts to library services.
It’s a miracle that we are all here.
I suspect it will gradually dawn on people quite how hard it would be to replicate what a doctor does.
At first I couldn’t believe my ears, but then said “of course”.
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