Society

Britain’s Jews aren’t safe

18 February 2024 8:07 pm

The explosion of hatred and extremism prompted by the October 7 massacre was never going to limit itself to the…

What do sugar and cocaine have in common?

11 November 2023 9:00 am

Stephen Fry is a national treasure whom half the nation can’t stand. He drops his façade of loveability mid-chortle as…

The sad death of the pony ride

28 October 2023 9:00 am

Pony rides were once a staple of every village, church and primary-school fête. A brusque, horsey mother would swing you…

Portrait of the week

14 October 2023 9:00 am

What going blind taught me about humanity

14 October 2023 9:00 am

What I learned from going blind

Diary

14 October 2023 9:00 am

The rise of the groupthink podcast

30 September 2023 9:00 am

A long tradition in the Liddle household on a Saturday morning is to read aloud sections from the Guardian Weekend…

Diary

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Could I find a girlfriend on a Guardian Blind Date?

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Was a Guardian Blind Date the answer?

Portrait of the Week

30 September 2023 9:00 am

I’m a slave to my horse-chestnut tree

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Trying to work in my garden shed at this time of year is tricky. I will be crouched over my…

Gilets

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Letters

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Portrait of the week

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Home Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister, proposed reaching net zero in 2050 ‘in a better, more proportionate way’ such as by…

Shoplifters need to feel shame

23 September 2023 9:00 am

This is my brother’s story and, like many telling stories, it’s small. Tim lives in Iowa, as our mother’s family…

Letters

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Whose victory? Sir: Politicians are often accused of engaging in doublespeak, and I fear in the case of Boris Johnson’s…

Dear Mary

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Q. Scrolling through my WhatsApp contacts, I have found a name I don’t recognise but when I click on the…

What a full English breakfast can tell us about the state of the NHS

9 September 2023 9:00 am

Among devotees of the full English breakfast, few things polarise more than the inclusion of baked beans. Some people are…