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Aids: The Unheard Tapes – stories from the heart of a crisis
LGBTQ+

Aids: The Unheard Tapes – stories from the heart of a crisis

A new BBC documentary gives voice to those at the centre of the Aids epidemic. Pioneering oral historian Dr Wendy Rickard, who conducted the interviews, explains why it’s so important they are heard.

I was an Old Bailey judge. Here’s what really goes on in court
Books

I was an Old Bailey judge. Here’s what really goes on in court

A new book by former Old Bailey judge Wendy Joseph QC lays bare the intricacies of the legal system.

Lauren Layfield: ‘Normal men, innocent men’ and me
TV

Lauren Layfield: ‘Normal men, innocent men’ and me

Presenter and broadcaster Lauren Layfield talks about that viral clip with Hacker T Dog and the future of CBBC

Glenda Jackson: ‘What made me give up acting and go into politics was Margaret Thatcher’
Letter to my younger self

Glenda Jackson: ‘What made me give up acting and go into politics was Margaret Thatcher’

Rylan interview: ‘I won’t censor myself’
TV

Rylan interview: ‘I won’t censor myself’

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The government is trying to keep us sweet with its ‘right to buy’ scheme for benefits claimants
Opinion

The government is trying to keep us sweet with its ‘right to buy’ scheme for benefits claimants

Robin Ince on tour: Mapplethorpe’s Manhattan
Opinion

Robin Ince on tour: Mapplethorpe’s Manhattan

Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career
Music

Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career

David Harbour would rather grow up in the time of Stranger Things than be a kid today
TV

David Harbour would rather grow up in the time of Stranger Things than be a kid today

Rail strikes signal a growing roar of discontent our government won’t be able to silence
Paul McNamee

Rail strikes signal a growing roar of discontent our government won’t be able to silence

Elvis review: The paradox of American myth-making
Film

Elvis review: The paradox of American myth-making

Yoga by Emmanuel Carrère review: An intriguing journey with a uniquely inventive writer
Book review

Yoga by Emmanuel Carrère review: An intriguing journey with a uniquely inventive writer

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’
Letter to my Younger Self

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’

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My lifetime of run-ins with the Royal Family
Opinion

My lifetime of run-ins with the Royal Family

Care leavers campaign for better support: ‘We don’t have a great start in life when we turn 18’
Social Justice

Care leavers campaign for better support: ‘We don’t have a great start in life when we turn 18’

Prince William: ‘Why I wanted to work with The Big Issue’
Prince William

Prince William: ‘Why I wanted to work with The Big Issue’

What really happened when Prince William sold The Big Issue
Prince William x Big Issue

What really happened when Prince William sold The Big Issue

Prince William and Big Issue vendor Dave in conversation: ‘Homelessness is an issue I want to fight for’
Prince William x Big Issue

Prince William and Big Issue vendor Dave in conversation: ‘Homelessness is an issue I want to fight for’

The government’s food strategy fails to join the dots of a global emergency
Opinion

The government’s food strategy fails to join the dots of a global emergency

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies
Film

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies

Sam Delaney: held hostage by an unsolicited flute recital
Sam Delaney

Sam Delaney: held hostage by an unsolicited flute recital

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Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is a radical reminder that older women are sexual beings
Film

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is a radical reminder that older women are sexual beings

We may have won World War II, but Ukraine proves its repercussions remain
politics

We may have won World War II, but Ukraine proves its repercussions remain

Lea Thompson: ‘I love that science fiction can use the future to talk about the present’
Film

Lea Thompson: ‘I love that science fiction can use the future to talk about the present’

Stanley Tucci’s forbidden foods make for mouth-watering TV
Foodie TV

Stanley Tucci’s forbidden foods make for mouth-watering TV

In opera Violet, time becomes elastic and society crumbles
classical music

In opera Violet, time becomes elastic and society crumbles

Alison Hammond: ‘I knew very little about my own Black history in Britain’
Letter To My Younger Self

Alison Hammond: ‘I knew very little about my own Black history in Britain’

Sherwood: ‘You have to shine a light on why this happened and how ugly it is’
TV

Sherwood: ‘You have to shine a light on why this happened and how ugly it is’

Coventry Cathedral is the symbol of healing we could all use right now
Paul McNamee

Coventry Cathedral is the symbol of healing we could all use right now

The legendary Brian Auger has a goldmine of tracks and rock anecdotes
Music

The legendary Brian Auger has a goldmine of tracks and rock anecdotes

The relief of adult ADHD recognition
Robin Ince

The relief of adult ADHD recognition

Britain’s homeless services are stripped to the bone, irrational, discriminatory and not fit for purpose
Daniel Lavelle

Britain’s homeless services are stripped to the bone, irrational, discriminatory and not fit for purpose

Borgen star Sidse Babett Knudsen explains how the show proves power corrupts everyone
TV

Borgen star Sidse Babett Knudsen explains how the show proves power corrupts everyone

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