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Muscles and methane: how protein became the food industry’s biggest craze

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

A t the Protein Pick and Mix store in Tunbridge Wells, you can have any snack you like, as long as it comes with extra protein. Protein pancakes,


‘It’s very culty’: the bizarre billion-dollar downfall of fashion company LuLaRoe

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

R oberta Blevins first heard about the leggings in the fall of 2015, in a post by a fellow member of a motherhood-themed Facebook group. They were


MJ Rodriguez on Pose and making Emmy history: ‘I want to play anything: trans, cis, superhero, alien’

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

M J Rodriguez can see me but I can’t see her. This is not the sort of existential issue that afflicted pre-pandemic interviews, but minutes befo


MP calls for Facebook to be punished if it holds back evidence of harm to users

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

Facebook should be punished with substantial fines, potentially running into billions of pounds, if it withholds evidence that its social media platforms harm users, a


In control: why fetish fashion has returned

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

This week, 40 plus years after Vivienne Westwood first opened her SEX boutique, Kim Kardashian and Madonna have both shocked with fetish-leaning outfits. Madonna appea


‘Now I know love is real!’ The people who gave up on romance – then found it in lockdown

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

W hen the country first went into lockdown, I – reluctantly – reloaded my dating app. With the world on pause and friends navigating the chopp


Muscles and methane: how protein became the food industry’s biggest craze

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

A t the Protein Pick and Mix store in Tunbridge Wells, you can have any snack you like, as long as it comes with extra protein. Protein pancakes,


‘It’s very culty’: the bizarre billion-dollar downfall of fashion company LuLaRoe

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

R oberta Blevins first heard about the leggings in the fall of 2015, in a post by a fellow member of a motherhood-themed Facebook group. They were


Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani’s exit scuttled Taliban power sharing chance – US envoy

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

The US negotiator on Afghanistan has said that President Ashraf Ghani’s abrupt exit scuttled a deal for the Taliban to hold off entering Kabul and negotiate a politi


Climate impact of a transatlantic flight could cost global economy $3,000

Posted on Sep 07, 2021

A return flight from the UK to New York could cost the global economy more than $3,000 (£2,170) in the long run, owing to the effects of the climate crisis, according


HGV driver shortage was inevitable

Posted on Sep 07, 2021

As a former editor of Trucking magazine, I can only say that the shortage of truck drivers has been a long time coming (HGV driver shortages could ‘cancel’ Christmas,


The Guardian view on a Tory election bill: rigging polls to win

Posted on Sep 07, 2021

I n a democracy, it is vital that elections are both secure and open to all. Voters must trust the result and know that it has not been fraudulent


Biden under pressure as NGO says flights from Afghanistan blocked

Posted on Sep 07, 2021

Joe Biden’s administration is facing mounting pressure amid reports that several hundred people, including Americans, had been prevented for a week from flying out of


‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

A s disgraced 91-year-old cardinal Theodore McCarrick stood in an American court last week, charged with three counts of indecent assault and batt


How will you or a family member be affected by the closure of Post Office card accounts?

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

The Department for Work and Pensions is planning to close Post Office card accounts in November, meaning Britons who use theirs to receive benefits, tax credits or sta


Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon review – B-movie thrills in New Orleans superhero gumbo

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

I ranian-American director Ana Lily Amirpour serves up heaped spoonfuls of B-movie thrills in Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon, in which a supernatura


Florida shooting: ex-US marine suspected of killing four, including a baby

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

A former US marine has shot and killed four people in Florida, including a woman and her three-month-old baby boy in her arms, before surrendering, acccording to polic


Watford’s new hospital facilities will transform NHS services in the region

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

After reading Philip Aylett’s letter about plans by the West Hertfordshire hospitals NHS trust to build a new hospital in Watford (31 August), I felt it only right t


The Guardian view on Nigeria’s violence: the problem of the state

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

I n his treatise Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes did not suggest that government was benevolent – only necessary. Without it, argued the philosopher, p


Sarah Harding’s heart-on-the-sleeve energy made pop look like fun

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

F or the release of Girls Aloud’s signature 2004 single Love Machine, the girlband juggernaut’s long-term graphic designers Form created a fic


Exam system in England needs an overhaul, says schools leader

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

England’s school exam system needs an overhaul to lower the mental burdens they place on teenagers striving for the “holy grail” of results, according to the new leade


‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

A s disgraced 91-year-old cardinal Theodore McCarrick stood in an American court last week, charged with three counts of indecent assault and batt


How will you or a family member be affected by the closure of Post Office card accounts?

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

The Department for Work and Pensions is planning to close Post Office card accounts in November, meaning Britons who use theirs to receive benefits, tax credits or sta


Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon review – B-movie thrills in New Orleans superhero gumbo

Posted on Sep 06, 2021

I ranian-American director Ana Lily Amirpour serves up heaped spoonfuls of B-movie thrills in Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon, in which a supernatura