By Helen Lewis
Whether you’re alive or dead, Sue Black knows who you are – as dozens of murderers and war criminals have discovered.
By Sophie McBain
As we download ever more of our lives on to electronic devices, are we destroying our own internal memory?
By Amelia Tait
Over the years, hundreds of people online have shared memories of a cheesy Nineties movie called “Shazaam”. There is no evidence that such a film was ever made. What does this tell us about the quirks of collective memory?
By Simon Parkin
Imagine your house being raided by armed police. That’s what happened to Mumsnet’s Justine Roberts after she fell victim to an internet hoaxer.
By Xan Rice
How an elite police unit is catching some of London’s most prolific criminals.
By Martin Fletcher
Northern Ireland’s strict anti-abortion laws are supported by politicians across the sectarian divide. Women are paying the price.
By Yuval Harari
With its world-changing inventiveness, technology has become the force religion once was.
By John Gray
The folly of the masses has replaced the wisdom of crowds as the dominant theme of our politics.
By David Reynolds
A century on from the Battle of the Somme, why should we remember an utter disaster?
By Owen Jones
The quiet crisis of masculinity.