Latest Features

John Fryer: "We need responses to each situation"

Adrian Lobb

How transport boss John Fryer makes sure the Glasgow Games keep running on time

Got something you want made public? Here’s your soapbox...

Homeless horses are becoming a problem in Wales as people can no longer afford their care...

How can we stop this crimewave?

Broadcaster and author Mark Lawson says it’s a real killer: fiction is losing the plot!

Calling all pirates!

Saint Etienne's Bob Stanley charts the rise and fall of pirate radio, from ships at sea to London tower blocks

John Bercow

"Insecurity propelled me towards right-wing politics"

Jane Graham

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, 51, talks acne, rejecting the party line, and his wife's influence

"I had always been proud of this connection to The Great War - but now I would have to rewrite my backstory"
"It is possible to have an ethical zero-hours contract and for it to be mutually beneficial..."
"I joined the Merchant Navy at 16, and witnessed apartheid in South Africa. It was a shock”
Oxfam Scotland says wealth in the country is far too concentrated - with poverty on the rise
Mary Beard
Author and TV presenter Mary Beard on the sexism of the 1970s - and her youthful ambitions
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves on "smuggling" social comment into his summer blockbuster
Steve Cram
British athletics star Steve Cram on why Britain must improve at "increasing the talent pool"

Latest Reviews


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Like Maggie, I’m honourable… so I’ll write this on holiday

Jane Graham

"Freelancers are incapable of cutting the cord even on holiday - leaving our babies untended for a fortnight feels feckless"

Cage fighter to father figure

Edward Lawrenson

"A commanding blend of grit, sensitivity and unruly charisma, Nicolas Cage gives a knockout performance in Joe"

BBC Proms: Alice Coote sings Strauss love songs

Kate Molleson

"The Proms is nine weeks of daft chants, tiny flags and the finest summer orchestral series in the world"