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From the highest mountain to the smelliest flower: This is why people are fascinated by the extreme
Books

From the highest mountain to the smelliest flower: This is why people are fascinated by the extreme

Making your mind up: The long history of Eurovision, politics and Israel, explained
Israeli technicians prepare the scoreboard for the Eurovision Song Contest in Jerusalem, 1979
Eurovision

Making your mind up: The long history of Eurovision, politics and Israel, explained

Heaven by Emerson Whitney review – a memoir with fearsome grace
Books

Heaven by Emerson Whitney review – a memoir with fearsome grace

Poverty eats away at all it touches – it must be dug out at its roots
The Criminal Justice Bill could be set to criminalise homelessness and rough sleeping
John Bird

Poverty eats away at all it touches – it must be dug out at its roots

Letters: Benefits system does need reforming – but not in the way Rishi Sunak thinks
rishi sunak/ dwp benefit cuts
Letters

Letters: Benefits system does need reforming – but not in the way Rishi Sunak thinks

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around
Timpsons CEO James Timpson
Business

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around

Inside the Big Issue: The economic impact of Taylor Swift
Inside the Big Issue

Inside the Big Issue: The economic impact of Taylor Swift

Why it's time for Conservative animal rights advocates to step up and be counted
David Holroyd

Why it's time for Conservative animal rights advocates to step up and be counted

Why do people love Bridgerton so much? Because it gives us the gift of society as we wish it was
TV

Why do people love Bridgerton so much? Because it gives us the gift of society as we wish it was

Sananda Maitreya: 'You don't have to suffer. You can just choose happiness'
Sanada Maitreya
Letter To My Younger Self

Sananda Maitreya: 'You don't have to suffer. You can just choose happiness'

Those wounded by the Troubles still walk among us. Their pain is as relevant today as ever
Art

Those wounded by the Troubles still walk among us. Their pain is as relevant today as ever

How puzzles became the nourishing distraction that helps me face the day
A crossword puzzle makes for a good start for the day
Sam Delaney

How puzzles became the nourishing distraction that helps me face the day

Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley
Women and water
Books

Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley

Historian Darrin M McMahon on why we need to rethink equality for the modern age
Books

Historian Darrin M McMahon on why we need to rethink equality for the modern age

Humanity is a bigger threat to the planet than any asteroid
Steven MacKenzie

Humanity is a bigger threat to the planet than any asteroid

Much Ado About Dying filmmaker on social care and why we should all be exposed to 'good deaths'
Uncle David in Much Ado about Dying
Film

Much Ado About Dying filmmaker on social care and why we should all be exposed to 'good deaths'

Housing estate residents fear their family homes being bulldozed to make way for 'gentrification'
Housing

Housing estate residents fear their family homes being bulldozed to make way for 'gentrification'

Night Train to Odesa by Jen Stout review – finding defiant beauty amid devastation of war
Books

Night Train to Odesa by Jen Stout review – finding defiant beauty amid devastation of war

Disabled renters need protection – and the Tories' watered-down renter reforms don't deliver it
spring budget/ disabled people
Nadia Whittome

Disabled renters need protection – and the Tories' watered-down renter reforms don't deliver it

'Star Trek teaches us we can be better than we are': Finding comfort and optimism in Star Trek
William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy in Star Trek in 1967
TV

'Star Trek teaches us we can be better than we are': Finding comfort and optimism in Star Trek