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PANDAS: CUTE, popular and expensive. So expensive, in fact, that the Malaysian government has reportedly considered handing its two adult pandas back to China, the... [Read More]
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IT WAS the show that proved to film-makers and movie stars that "prestige TV" could be where they stand out. The first season of "True... [Read More]
Holding another referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union is an uncomfortable idea. That, of course, is not a compelling argument against holding it.... [Read More]
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To hold another referendum on Brexit in the coming months, three key questions would need to be resolved. First, when would it take place? Holding... [Read More]
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Holding another referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union is an uncomfortable idea. That, of course, is not a compelling argument against holding it.... [Read More]
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THE AIR in modern homes and offices is pretty clean, but not as clean as it might be. Often, it contains small amounts of volatile,... [Read More]
THE FUZZY specks growing on discs of jelly in Floyd Romesberg's lab at Scripps Research in La Jolla look much like any other culture of... [Read More]
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JAMES WATSON, Nobel laureate and co-discoverer with Francis Crick of the structure of DNA, has never deemed it necessary to hold in what he thinks,... [Read More]
We invite applications for the 2019 Richard Casement internship. We are looking for a would-be journalist to spend three months of the summer working at... [Read More]
MORGAN'S OPEN-TOPPED sports cars, with their long louvred bonnets and rakishly swept wheel-arches, almost require the driver to wear a tweed cap and silk scarf. [Read More]
THE DAY before the Brexit vote in Westminster, some on Fleet Street thought they had spied a last-minute get-out for Theresa May. The Sun, a... [Read More]
IF YOU HAVE ever drunk in a Spoons, you would recognise the Queen's Hotel in Newport. Tim Martin's 900-odd pubs all offer similar fare. There... [Read More]
THE LAST time Alex Salmond entered the Court of Session in Edinburgh, it was to be sworn in as first minister of Scotland. When he... [Read More]
FOR EUROPEAN firms operating in Asia, or Latin American and Asian firms hustling in Africa or the Middle East, business risks abound. Surprisingly high on... [Read More]
FOR THOUSANDS of years, weapons went where humans thrust, threw or propelled them. In the past century, they have grown cleverer: more able to duck... [Read More]
"ARISE! ARISE! ARISE! Millions of hearts with one mind," go the lyrics of China's national anthem, "The March of the Volunteers". Yet many people in... [Read More]
The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World. By Paul Morland.PublicAffairs; 352 pages; $28. John Murray; £25. Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population... [Read More]
An Orchestra of Minorities. By Chigozie Obioma. Little Brown; 464 pages; $28 and £14.99. THE CHANCES that Chigozie Obioma's second novel would match, let alone... [Read More]
IT IS BACK to the future, but this time with iPhones and selfies. As thousands of Serbs protest against their president, Aleksandar Vucic, it is... [Read More]
BRITAIN'S FUTURE relationship with Europe is still uncertain after the overwhelming defeat of Theresa May's deal in Parliament on January 15th. The worry for many... [Read More]
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