As ambitions go, Lee Humphries’ is an unusual, if lofty, one – to ascend the highest points of 100 different countries. As he crests the halfway mark in his quest, he explains all to Julian Shea.
It was the year the music business finally got to grips with new technology, Tony Blair quit and Amy Winehouse’s troubles became painfully clear. SOPHIA DEBOICK looks back at a pivotal 12 months
When Brexit-backing millionaire Arron Banks described homosexuality as a “lifestyle choice” Twitter reacted with horror. Here’s why Britain must not return to the dark days of Section 28
The loss of EU funding used to help poorer parts of the UK has had far less attention than other ill effects of Brexit. But it will soon be hard to ignore the problem.
Old bigotries dissolve, but they are quickly replaced by new ones if the vacuum is only filled by economic failure and inequality, by uncertainty compounded by weak leadership.
Even without the complications of Brexit, Britain’s economy is in serious peril. But with attention elsewhere, is anyone in power actually listening?
Since Brexit there has been a spike in homophobic hate crime. What are the reasons behind the worrying trend?
It is 50 years since a huge breakthrough for gay rights in the UK – the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality
An ice cold San Miguel on a Spanish beach, or a glass of a Bordeaux in a Paris restaurant might seem like the ultimate in European drinks, but these ten classics are underrated examples of the continent’s cocktails, cordials and concentrates.
If you think Brexit has been a disaster after just a year, imagine the damage it will do in a decade
The election taught us the importance of nuance which was missing amid the misplaced certainties of last year’s referendum. Now, we desperately need to hang on to it
This has been a dreadful campaign, as shallow and mean-spirited in its way as the Brexit campaign last summer, its proximate cause.
This wasn’t in the script...
The Liberal Democrats have put fighting Brexit at the heart of their manifesto.
Macron’s election raises the stakes in the governing game
A win for the Tories team could be bad news for foxes as the PM pledges a free vote to overturn hunting ban.
Not only is Rue du Brexit ugly, but it returns to its starting point and leads nowhere – except to Europe. A perfect metaphor for Brexitshambles.
Our resident Brexiteer takes his own very particular (and not at all partisan look) at this week’s shenanigans
We pick out the worst Leavers of a week in which people came together and united behind the opportunities which lie ahead. Probably.
There are plenty of ways to change the world, and sometimes the simplest ideas are the best
‘Deep in the psyche of Irish Republicanism is the Holy Grail of an all island republic, and of the right of republicans to take up arms to achieve it’
The danger to London caused by leaving the EU is well-documented. But it is the regions that face the brunt of Britain’s Brexit woes
Britain’s chief negotiator during the peace process, which successfully settled the question of a united Ireland, explains how Brexit has reignited the issue
We round up the losers and losers (because there are no winners) of another crazy seven days on Planet Brexit
“We already miss you,” said European Council president Donald Tusk. “Thank you and goodbye.”
Now Article 50 is triggered there is a two-year deadline for Britain and the EU to complete the hugely complex negotiations
In what could be a perfect metaphor for the chaos unleashed by Brexit, the future of the British Isles’ minority languages has been thrown into doubt by the decision to leave the EU.
The sinister implications of Brexit for wildlife have rather gone under the radar thus far. But it is likely that we will all see the impact soon enough
People can, and regularly do, change their minds. The public should be given that option once the Brexit deal is done.
The Brexit Bill is not the only one to have suffered a rough ride in the Lords in recent months.