Tiny clips from films and TV shows have become a staple of online discourse. But is the era of the GIF coming to an end, asks PAMELA HUTCHINSON
Politicians trying to 'out-bloke' each other has become essential in an age of gathering populism, says WILL SELF.
PETER TRUDGILL on the languages of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - and how they interact.
The Russian city has not only produced brilliant music, but - amid horrors of war - one of history's greatest performances.
A new exhibition at the Barbican reveals how clubs allowed new artistic ideas to flourish free from conventional constraints.
Seizing an opportunity to defeat Boris Johnson could instigate a new era of political free-thinking, according to Mitch Benn.
The big budget spectacular is lavish and extravagant - but is failed by its lack of heart.
As she continues her state-by-state assessment of US politics, BONNIE GREER examines Rhode Island.
The Lib Dems have had a challenging campaign - but their prize is still in sight, says Barnaby Towns.
Liberals may be appalled by Donald Trump and Boris Johnson, but they are merely a manifestation of our self-aggrandising age, say Hadley Coull and Chris Ogden.
Even the best-case scenarios following the impending general election could make for a bleak midwinter, says JAMES BALL.
If Boris Johnson gets a majority, Brexit will only be the start of Britain's problems. But he can still be stopped, says IAN DUNT.
The New European's Editor-at-Large fears dark and dangerous times if Johnson is elected with his own mandate and majority.
As Jeremy Corbyn publishes his latest tax return, why won't Boris Johnson? And what will Paul Dacre do to the i newspaper?
Why the looming general election presents us with a frightening lose-lose dilemma.
As world leaders gather for Nato's 70th anniversary summit, ANDREW ADONIS says we must question Britain's alliance with the 'worst of America'.
WILL SELF with a stark reminder of history.
The Labour leader's apparent equivocation over Brexit might be derided... but it might just be a masterstroke, argues STEVE RICHARDS.
MITCH BENN on doing everything he can to make sure politicians don't ruin his Christmas without a fight.
A hung parliament is the UK's only hope of stopping Brexit and Tory extremism, says ANDREW ADONIS.
The alliance's big guns descend on the UK with its very future at stake, JOHN KAMPFNER reports.
CHARLIE CONNELLY on the life and tragic fate of Etty Hillesum, who turned down opportunities to go into hiding before her murder at Auschwitz.
PETER TRUDGILL on the origins of many of our most common surnames... and much more besides
Classical music may have played a central role in Finland's history, but so has classic rock. SOPHIA DEBOICK reports.
Tories secretive about key funders, John Sweeney challenges BBC about why it dropped Arron Banks investigation and more hot air from Charles Moore.
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