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We are living in the age of cultural narcissism in which nothing has value unless it’s about us, now, today.
Finishing his tenure as Lord Mayor of Sheffield, when he declared Donald Trump a “wasteman”, Magid Magid has been elected a Green MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber.
Russian analysts reckon the US will be less focused on intervening around the world and will be more nationalist, mercantilist and interest-focused.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
In an age of intensified work, it’s time to stop tracking sleep and start politicising exhaustion.
It turns out that those “classic” symptoms are in fact typical male symptoms.
Seriously, Glenn? Who’s celebrating? It couldn’t have worked out worse.
At the European elections, Labour was predictably and deservedly punished for its gameplaying.
Campaigners frame themselves as heroic truth-tellers fighting to save children from a deceitful medical establishment in cahoots with Big Pharma.
The Prime Minister never recovered from her decision to call a snap general election during which she campaigned without charm or courage.
History will remember May as both dull and reckless.
Thirty years on, the events that took place in Beijing remain misunderstood – and the Chinese government wants to keep it that way.
Both Labour and the Conservatives were savaged – and both are considering extreme measures on Brexit to regain support.
The European election results confirm that centre-ground elites are losing control and make a no-deal Brexit more likely than ever.
There were many moments, listening, when I just sat and cried.
The director of the Oscar-winning Son of Saul is unable to maintain suspense in this pre-war Budapest picture.
Challenging the hysteria and questionable science around video-game use.
Hempel is already a star in the US, but her fame hasn’t quite reached across the Atlantic yet
From Emilie Pine to Sinéad Gleeson, new Irish writers are producing essays that are at once fragmentary, fluid, personal and expansive.
A new poem by Hugo Williams.
HG Wells is best known for his science fiction, but in Tono-Bungay the alien invaders are those attempting to climb the social ladder.
When we think of the land, the hills and the sea, we often don’t think of their natural sounds, but the great music inspired by them.
Was I feeling sorry for Maggie?
In the late 1970s the opportunity to halt global warming was within our grasp. Spurning it turned a crisis into a catastrophe
The actor talks William Wilberforce, London in the 19th century, and Donna Tartt’s novels.
As the season draws to a close, it’s time for the moment you’ve all been waiting for: the NS’s annual Hair of the Season award (and other footballing highlights).
The BBC’s latest offering, Sally Wainwright’s Gentleman Jack, reveals everything that is wrong with colour-by-numbers costume dramas – because it isn’t one.
I am for some mysterious reason in good spirits, I suppose maybe it has something to do with seeing my children.
Naturally, I was delighted to discover these crepuscular clans of tiny, leather-clad aviators.
He had good long-term memory, telling me about his two grown-up sons and his wife, whom he thought was in poor health. “Mary passed away three months ago now,” the carer said gently.
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