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Folkestone’s seafront has been transformed by art in the past decade

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

F orget donkeys – in Folkestone’s early 20th century heyday, holidaymakers rode llamas along the beach. The town had the royal seal of approva


Nik Sharma’s recipes for lentil-stuffed onions and cauliflower with black garlic yoghurt

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

T he idea of stuffing vegetables isn’t new, but it’s a practice I cherish. Defined by the size and dynamics of vegetable architecture, you cou


‘From denial to delay’: a forehead-slapping week in Australian climate policy

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

It took a major international investment group with $279bn under its control to break through the climate-laden rhetoric of geopolitics last week. You may not have h


Harry Kane hits back at doubters and insists transfer push is no distraction

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

Harry Kane has played down concerns over his fitness after being substituted during England’s 0-0 draw with Scotland and insisted he has not been distracted by the foc


David Schwimmer: ‘I was a roller-skating waiter’

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

My parents are my heroes. I marvel how they were able to work as young lawyers while keeping family as a priority. They raised my sister and me with a hyper-awareness


In praise of fathers: the making of the modern dad

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

1. Knowledge is power The role of dads in the UK has changed beyond all recognition in the past 50 years. Today, fathers no longer want to be limited to the role of


Isabel Waidner: ‘Different doesn’t need to be scary. It can be fun’

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

Isabel Waidner, 47, is the author of three novels, including We Are Made of Diamond Stuff, which was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths prize and the Republic


Northern Ireland: Paul Givan told he must resign as first minister

Posted on Jun 19, 2021

Newly appointed Stormont first minister Paul Givan has been told he will be expected to resign as part of the DUP leadership transition. Party officers do not want t


Shamima Begum's lawyers tell immigration hearing there is 'overwhelming evidence' she was the victim of trafficking when she left Britain to join ISIS and claim she is 'unsafe' in Syria camp

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

Jihadi bride Shamima Begum was a victim of trafficking when she left the UK to join ISIS with her teenage friends and should return to Britain because she is 'unsafe'


Indian boatman tells of finding baby in a box floating on Ganges

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

A boatman in India has rescued a 21-day-old baby girl found floating in a closed wooden box near the banks of Ganges river in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Th


Pride month in Guatemala marred by killings of three LGBTQ+ people

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

Guatemala’s LGBTQ community is in mourning after two transgender women and a gay man were murdered in less than a week during pride month. Andrea González, a promin


Tottenham break off Gennaro Gattuso talks as manager search goes on

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

Tottenham have broken off talks with their latest managerial target, Gennaro Gattuso, as their protracted search for a permanent successor to José Mourinho took its la


International Booker winner David Diop: ‘It’s war that’s savage, not the soldiers’

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

D avid Diop, the first French novelist and the first writer of African heritage to win the International Booker prize, along with his translator A


‘Targeted for violence’: the dangers LGBTQ+ Native Americans face

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

T he last time Fochik Hashtali* spoke with her close friend Poe Jackson, he was telling her about his plans to start a mental health group for tra


‘We outsmarted the system’: Wise founders on fintech success

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

F or the co-founders of the money transfer firm Wise, who will become billionaires when their fintech company lists on the London Stock Exchange i


The cynical attack on Stonewall is a reminder of the need to stand up for trans rights

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

W hile we endure life under this chaotic and cynical government, we can at least rely on liberal and progressive journalists to scrutinise and cha


‘Targeted for violence’: the dangers LGBTQ+ Native Americans face

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

T he last time Fochik Hashtali* spoke with her close friend Poe Jackson, he was telling her about his plans to start a mental health group for tra


‘We outsmarted the system’: Wise founders on fintech success

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

F or the co-founders of the money transfer firm Wise, who will become billionaires when their fintech company lists on the London Stock Exchange i


The cynical attack on Stonewall is a reminder of the need to stand up for trans rights

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

W hile we endure life under this chaotic and cynical government, we can at least rely on liberal and progressive journalists to scrutinise and cha


Brenda Myers-Powell: she was pimped out, left for dead – then survived to fight for other girls

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

N obody can tell Brenda Myers-Powell’s story better than Brenda herself. It’s what she has been doing since escaping 25 years of abuse and sex


Scarlett Johansson and a decade of gender politics in the Marvel universe

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

I n the history of Hollywood, there are far worse moments than the deeply cringeworthy one in Iron Man 2 when Tony Stark eyes up Black Widow and t


Joan Armatrading: Consequences review – strikingly inventive songwriter deserves her due

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

I t seems a strange thing to say about someone who was awarded a CBE last October, is still in possession of a major label contract at 70 and clea


The cynical attack on Stonewall is a reminder of the need to stand up for trans rights

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

W hile we endure life under this chaotic and cynical government, we can at least rely on liberal and progressive journalists to scrutinise and cha


‘We outsmarted the system’: Wise founders on fintech success

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

F or the co-founders of the money transfer firm Wise, who will become billionaires when their fintech company lists on the London Stock Exchange i