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How brand Trump galvanised a nation

Politics

How brand Trump galvanised a nation

by Emily Pritchard

The US mid-terms had an estimated voter turnout of 113 million – evidence of a nation both inspired and outraged by their President.
Don’t ditch Sir Roger Scruton

Politics

Don’t ditch Sir Roger Scruton

by Matthew d'Ancona

It was not Jews, but anti-Semites, that Scruton was attacking.
The Democrats now have the power needed to thwart Trump in 2020

Politics

The Democrats now have the power needed to thwart Trump in 2020

by Alex Hannaford

The midterm results may not have been the blue tsunami some had predicted, but they still have reason to celebrate.
The US mid-terms matter to each and every one of us

Politics

The US mid-terms matter to each and every one of us

by Drugstore Culture

The mid-terms have become a referendum on one of the most controversial figures in modern US history: Donald Trump.
Hunting for Bourbon and ghosts in Kentucky

On The Road

Hunting for Bourbon and ghosts in Kentucky

by Olive Pometsey

The Last Drop Distillers are in the business of seeking out the rarest spirits in the world. We went to Kentucky to join them on their quest.
Behind the British animation renaissance

Art

Behind the British animation renaissance

by Pamela Hutchinson

Animate Projects and Anim18 are throwing a nationwide celebration of British animation.
Girl power! Will the Spice Girls reunion live up to feminist expectations?

Music

Girl power! Will the Spice Girls reunion live up to feminist expectations?

by Olive Pometsey

The 90s pop band have announced a 2019 tour – can they adapt for a modern audience?
Hickory smoke, suburban moms, and gay Trump supporters

Politics

Hickory smoke, suburban moms, and gay Trump supporters

by Emily Maitlis

The BBC presenter reports from the midterm campaign trail on elections dominated by a man who is not even standing.
RIP Sir Jeremy Heywood

Politics

RIP Sir Jeremy Heywood

by Matthew d'Ancona

The former Head of the Civil Service has died aged 56.
Bellingcat: Homo Digitalis in The Age of Falsehood

Politics

Bellingcat: Homo Digitalis in The Age of Falsehood

by David Patrikarakos

Eliot Higgins went from being a ‘World of Warcraft’ enthusiast to influencing international politics – all from behind a computer screen.
‘Meet my friend, she's a Russian spy’

Politics

‘Meet my friend, she's a Russian spy’

by Marina Kim

A first person account of the prejudice that expat Russians face – and the hurtful stereotypes with which they must contend.
Martin McDonagh: Genius or Fraud?

Movies

Martin McDonagh: Genius or Fraud?

by Alexander Larman

As his latest play ‘A Very Very Very Dark Matter’ is received by critics as a flop, our writer wonders if the director has lost his touch.
Is William Sitwell the Harvey Weinstein of animal rights?

Social

Is William Sitwell the Harvey Weinstein of animal rights?

by Clementine Crawford

Are we witnessing the vegan watershed moment?
The real Super Mario died, still waiting for his royalty cheques

Gaming

The real Super Mario died, still waiting for his royalty cheques

by Simon Doherty

Without Segale, our favourite video game character would have been called ‘Jumpman’.
Michael Heizer at Gagosian Le Bourget

Art

Michael Heizer at Gagosian Le Bourget

by Young Kim

Our writer was 'struck down' when she first laid eyes upon the French gallery's latest exhibition.
Stripping portraiture bare

Art

Stripping portraiture bare

by Zoe Whitfield

The ‘Exposed: The Naked Portrait’ exhibition at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery reveals more that just its subjects' bodies.
How bad were the bad boys of Brexit?

People's Vote

How bad were the bad boys of Brexit?

by Drugstore Culture

The criminal investigation into Arron Banks is a landmark moment – and strengthens the case for a People’s Vote.
London's independent musicians are transforming the industry

Music

London's independent musicians are transforming the industry

by Eleanor Halls

Could this be the beginning of the end for the major record labels?