Features

Notes on… Eastern Germany

26 April 2014 9:00 am

Ever since the Berlin Wall came down, I’ve been pottering around eastern Germany, where my father’s family came from, and…

The return of God: atheism's crisis of faith

19 April 2014 9:00 am

Dawkins and Grayling et al seem to have inspired a Christian fightback

Would human life be sacred in an atheist world?

19 April 2014 9:00 am

Can human life be sacred in a post-Christian world?

Don't call him an oligarch - meeting Dmitry Firtash

19 April 2014 9:00 am

A rare interview with billionaire Ukrainian power broker Dmitry Firtash

As a doctor, I’d rather have HIV than diabetes

19 April 2014 9:00 am

In the West, the deadliest thing about HIV may now be the stigma

Della Francesca’s ‘Resurrection’

The mathematical revolution behind ‘the greatest picture in the world’

19 April 2014 9:00 am

The Indian inspiration with which Piero della Francesca created ‘the greatest picture in the world’

Where it's all kicking off in Athens nightlife

19 April 2014 9:00 am

Where in the developed world can you ride a moped, minus helmet, at 2 a.m. under the noses of weary…

Preset Image Valentine

16 April 2014 1:00 pm

Intimacy these days discomforts. More our style is the park or the pub, or three-minded chess with young Kasparov. A…

Preset Image Valentine

16 April 2014 1:00 pm

Intimacy these days discomforts. More our style is the park or the pub, or three-minded chess with young Kasparov. A…

Shakespeare invented Britain. Now he can save it

12 April 2014 9:00 am

Shakespeare defined our united national culture – and now he can help save it

Single Mum

12 April 2014 9:00 am

Scarborough 1939 Mum’s slipping on her see-through dress. Outside our council house a chauffered Rolls is waiting. It’s a beautiful…

Scots and English are the same people, with different accents. Why pretend otherwise?

12 April 2014 9:00 am

The Scots and the English have far more in common than the SNP likes to admit

How fascist is Ukraine's Svoboda?

12 April 2014 9:00 am

Encounters with the rightward edge of Ukraine’s new government

Why can’t country views be protected from wind turbines?

12 April 2014 9:00 am

City skylines are protected from careless building. Why should country views be different?

The summer of love

12 April 2014 9:00 am

I spent it skipping about in tights, imagining women wanted me

Governments have failed — mayors are the future

12 April 2014 9:00 am

The power to effect real change may lie with dynamic city halls rather than ossified national governments

Reading: it’s not as solitary as you might think

Book clubs

12 April 2014 9:00 am

Everyone knows somebody who belongs to a book club. From informal gatherings of bookish friends in living rooms and cafés…

Single Mum

10 April 2014 1:00 pm

Scarborough 1939 Mum’s slipping on her see-through dress. Outside our council house a chauffered Rolls is waiting. It’s a beautiful…

Single Mum

10 April 2014 1:00 pm

Scarborough 1939 Mum’s slipping on her see-through dress. Outside our council house a chauffered Rolls is waiting. It’s a beautiful…

We have a new climate change consensus — and it's good news everyone

5 April 2014 9:00 am

Adapting to climate change is far more effective than trying to stop it

A Mixed Ability Room

5 April 2014 9:00 am

the english foxhound likes to bay his enemy is the wind instead of grief he feels relief at every innovative…

How green policies hurt the poor

5 April 2014 9:00 am

How green policies hit the poorest hardest

We've got gay rights, now let's have gay responsibility

5 April 2014 9:00 am

Why should our marriages demand less than straight ones?

Before you talk about 'Lessons from Rwanda', read this

5 April 2014 9:00 am

Twenty years ago, I was a witness to the Rwandan genocide. Those who speak of lessons from it are deluded

Michael Lewis vs Wall Street's new predators

5 April 2014 9:00 am

How the US stock market became ‘a war of robots’