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Eleanor Peake is the New Statesman’s social media editor.
If Yorkshire is a divided county, Keighley and Ilkley – two towns just eleven miles apart from each other – make up its most divided constituency.
The fifth letter in the New Statesman's A-Z of the decade.
If William Shakespeare met Ru Paul’s Drag Race, the result would be & Juliet.
Asgardia wants to be the world's first space nation. By 2023, its citizens plan to establish their own laws, government and currency. In space.
Who cares about empathetic, smart television when we could have a good laugh at the Himba women using an iron for the first time?
This summer, Sheeran ended the biggest tour in history in the town of Ipswich, complete with pop-up merch shops and a museum dedicated to the life and times of the global superstar.
This contemporary reinvention of the classic tale is steeped in teenage intensity.
Boris Johnson has been elected Conservative leader, defeating Jeremy Hunt with 66.4 per cent of the vote. The internet responds.
Each week, Waterloo Community Counselling helps over 270 people in up to 27 languages – from Cantonese to Kurdish Sorani. One of the last services of its kind, it, too, is now threatened with closure.
The popularity of the chat website has waned, but the search for emotional connection in digital anonymity endures today.