A financialised economy and weak trade unions mean record employment has done little to increase workers’ pay.
In Finland, named the happiest country in the world for 2018, suicide is responsible for a third of all deaths among 15- to 24-year-olds.
The atheist and God Delusion author on Brexit, Islamophobia and why he fears his social media presence has damaged his reputation.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
In a divided country, the party has surged into second place with poll ratings of 20 per cent. But its centrist programme would leave the fundamentals of economic and social policy unchanged.
Drugstore Culture’s recent implosion exposes the challenge of boutique journalism ventures.
According to a new book, France has become an inegalitarian Americanised society where the elites have imposed an economic model that no one has chosen.
The only way for the Prime Minister to keep her promise is for the United Kingdom to leave the EU without a deal.
Known for corruption, orphans and Dracula, Romania wants to become a modern nation, but while its people keep leaving it doesn’t stand a chance.
His strange, self-referential novels are finally winning the 79-year-old Australian fame.
Public life in Britain is dominated by the privately educated. What can be done to change a system that favours the children of the affluent?
“If you educate a woman, you educate a nation.”
From Westminster to Whitehall, elites are failing and our political system is collapsing.
It was boredom that produced Thorn and hundreds of artists like her. Now that it’s gone we might miss it.
Plus: our review of Green Book.
Plus: Shtisel on Netflix.
Plus: Six, the musical about Henry VIII’s wives.
Our culture of permanent activity is making us ill. Can slobs and slackers teach us a different way to live?
Concerned with fame and longing, the novel is set in hotels and airports, sterile apartment blocks, gyms and yoga classes.
Murk is written into every moment of this radio drama marking the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution.
Africa’s relationship with the wider world continues to be understood largely through colonialism. But before this came centuries of contact and interaction with outsiders, and not just Europeans.
I should point out that doing the laundry here is no joke. In fact, everything is no joke here. Using the bathroom especially.
As a profession, we’re supposed to be minimising our antibiotic prescribing to help counter the looming disaster of resistance.
No amount of PR can disguise how different subsistence hunting is from its more leisurely cousin.
In my day, the scorer got a quick handshake from the captain, then players returned to the centre. Now it’s like an orgy.
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