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Briefly: EU What?


Debate over the UK's continued membership of the European Union is complex and intense. A Times poll suggests that a majority of the public would vote to leave in a referendum — but will that ever happen? Vote in the poll here. More »

Briefly: The Politician’s Husband


Slightly suspect dirty blond hair aside, David Tennant's performance in this new BBC Two political drama is energetic and emotional — but will the series be a breakthrough or just another low-key British flop? More »

Suarez: A Liverpool Fan’s Perspective

Suarez: A Liverpool Fan's Perspective
Nobody with an ounce of knowledge about football would dare question Luis Suarez's ability as a player. But at his current rate of regular incidents, is he worth it to the club? Alex Gash isn't so sure. More »

Briefly: Feeding the Monster


The laissez-faire attitude to journalism on social media together with overly dramatic television coverage only serves to undermine a nation's resistance to terrorism. More »

Doctor Who: 50 Years of the Timeless Time Lord

Doctor Who: 50 Years of the Timeless Time Lord
On 23rd November 1963, William Hartnell was first introduced into the living rooms of the British public as 'The Doctor'. 11 regenerations, 33 series, 791 episodes and 1 TV film later, the show has reached its 50th birthday and displays no sign of slowing down, writes Jess PritchardMore »

Review: Paramore – Paramore

Review: Paramore - Paramore
With a new 'refined' line up and change of musical direction, Paramore have released arguably their best album to date, writes Charlie PearsonMore »

Review: Trance

Review: Trance
Danny Boyle's latest psychological thriller is a dark and deceitful exploration of memory, subconscious and dishonesty, littered with audacious twists and mesmerising visuals. Ted Winder reviews TranceMore »

Kindness Comes From the Heart, Not the Sky

Kindness Comes From the Heart, Not the Sky
Every person on this planet is a person just like every other, and they each deserve to be treated with the same respect and kindness. Faith is not a guarantee of goodness, just as a lack of faith is not a requisite for evil, writes Ted WinderMore »

Briefly: Brennisteinn


Watch the video for Brennisteinn, the powerful lead single from Sigur Rós' upcoming album Kveikur, released 17th June. More »

Interview: Ted Irvine

Interview: Ted Irvine
Ted Irvine is Director of Design at Vox Media, the organisation behind technology giant The Verge, gaming hub Polygon and SB Nation, a network of over 300 sports blogs. Adam Haworth speaks to Ted about his past, his work with Vox and the challenges of commercial incentive in design. More »

Briefly: The Friendly Internet


Friends are the people with whom we share some of life's greatest moments. But there's a scepticism towards having friends on the internet, thinks Adam HaworthMore »

Blowing White Smoke?

Blowing White Smoke?
Pope Francis I is, despite his relatively conservative beliefs, a revolutionary choice to lead his Church. Ellis Clarke hopes his election marks the beginning of a more united Catholic community. More »