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The politics of eating lobster

17 July 2021 9:00 am

Lobsters like to live in gullies on the sea floor, or under sand, and I understand how they feel. But…

Cuba libre: why Cubans have reached breaking point

17 July 2021 9:00 am

Havana There is an astonishing patience in the Cuban people, born of endless waiting. When a store has, say, chicken,…

The challenges of being an England supporter in Italy

17 July 2021 9:00 am

  Dante’s Beach, Ravenna My fiery Italian wife Carla is not just a passionate patriot but also a devout Catholic, and…

Will abusive chefs get their just deserts?

17 July 2021 9:00 am

Professional kitchens have always seemed like pressure cookers: hot, sweaty, stressful. The caricature of a head chef is angry, sweary,…

Nanny Boris: the PM’s alarming flight from liberalism

17 July 2021 9:00 am

Has Covid killed the PM’s liberalism?

Lil’ Kim: should the West prepare for chaos in North Korea?

10 July 2021 9:00 am

What’s up with North Korea’s leader?

How I was stitched up by the Royal Academy

10 July 2021 9:00 am

The Royal Academy, a witch-hunt and me

I was a skateboarding pioneer

10 July 2021 9:00 am

I was 12 when I got into skateboarding: the same age as Sky Brown, the youngest member of Team GB’s…

The Prince Harryfication of Boris Johnson

10 July 2021 9:00 am

The acting one sees upon the stage doesn’t show how human beings actually comport themselves in crises, but simply how…

What’s behind Cambridge’s anonymous reporting system?

10 July 2021 9:00 am

What’s behind Cambridge’s anonymous reporting system?

Marxism, football and Trump’s demise: Tom Holland and Francis Fukuyama in conversation

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Tom Holland and Francis Fukuyama on Marxism, football and Trump’s demise

Why everyone should try streaking

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Streaking is a great British tradition

Is this the last chance to save the Church of England?

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Is this the last chance to save the Church of England

How China bought Cambridge

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Cambridge has been compromised by China

How I missed the Matt Hancock story

3 July 2021 9:00 am

How I missed the Hancock story

Cake expectations: afternoon tea has gone OTT

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Afternoon tea has gone OTT

Lockdown killed my mother – and thousands like her

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Lockdown killed my mother – and thousands like her

Staged: a handful of VIP events is no substitute for normality

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Uncertainty is crippling our cultural life

The mysterious world of pigeon racing

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Pigeon racing isn’t much of a spectator sport. Race birds are driven to the ‘liberation point’, where they’re released to…

Is anywhere in the world still safe for China’s Uighurs?

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Is anywhere safe for the Uighurs?

Don’t pity me for living in London

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Don’t pity me for living in London

Angela’s ashes: Merkel is leaving the EU in chaos

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Merkel is leaving the EU in chaos

Why is modern architecture so ugly?

26 June 2021 9:00 am

Why is modern architecture so ugly?

How the Lancet lost our trust

26 June 2021 9:00 am

How the Lancet lost our trust

The problem with the Pride flag

26 June 2021 9:00 am

Last month, the Pride flag was updated by the Intersex Equality Rights UK campaign group — the simple rainbow was…