Europe

What my 20 years in Afghanistan taught me about the Taliban...

Violent performance is the Taliban’s language. If we view them as savage, backward or misogynistic, the opportunity to learn how to...

What's next for Afghanistan? Two experts make predictions

Scott Lucas, foreign policy expert, and Kambaiz Rafi, political economy researcher, discuss potential developments in Afghanistan...


Josephine Baker: what it means to enter France's hallowed...

France’s good and great are interred in this crypt.

Prison numbers set to rise 24% in England and Wales --...

Increasing the prison population will put England and Wales out of step with their neighbours.

What's missing from English literature at school – emotion

Studying English literature at school is very different to reading for pleasure.

We interviewed 150 women migrants – revealing how their...

Eight academics from across the world interviewed around 150 women about their stories of migration – revealing the threat many experience...

Channel deaths: the UK has clear legal responsibilities...

Talk of sending people back distracts from the UK’s clear responsibilities towards anyone who attempts the crossing.

How poorer citizens pay the price of economic change in...

Britain’s economic system is built on inequality. Few governments have attempted to rectify this.

How the COVID pandemic changed digital journalism

The media landscape has shifted since the COVID crisis, with new challenges, different restrictions and innovative storytelling approaches...

Germany’s new government: what the world can expect in...

A coalition deal has been struck and Olaf Scholz will soon take over as chancellor.

Drivers and hand-held mobile phones: extending the ban...

Many drivers still use mobile phones despite the fact that it’s illegal.

Conspiracy theories about the pandemic are spreading offline...

Activists are using a traditional newspaper format to spread misinformation and promote real-world harms.

Alzheimer’s: exercise may reduce brain inflammation, helping...

People who were more active had lower levels of inflammation in their brain.

Zadie Smith: how the Wife of Willesden brings to life Chaucer's...

Zadie Smith’s first play delivers on what women want.

How moving dots are helping us learn more about dyslexia...

Children with dyslexia seem to find it more difficult to judge the direction of moving dots - this could explain why reading is also...

Endometriosis: understanding how sufferers describe pain...

GPs don’t always recognise the metaphors and similes women use to describe their pain – which could mean delays in a diagnosis.