April 2021 issue
The future of the UK seems perpetually in peril. As Andrew Marr argues in this month’s cover story, nothing is inevitable about Scotland’s breakaway, but London’s complacence is making it more likely. Also in this issue: Jill Rutter explores how...
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Break-up Britain: Andrew Marr on the imperilled state of the Union
Forget the froth. Deep tides are now pushing Scotland its own way, and washing against the very idea of the UK
Illustration by Ian Morris
Should a lawyer ever refuse to act in an unpleasant case?
Recent examples have brought an old legal and philosophical question back to the fore
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The duel: Is the pandemic killing God?
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Homeschooling has revealed the absurdity of England’s national curriculum
My eight-year-old daughter is being called to spot expanded noun phrases. My 11-year-old son fills in checklists of "success criteria." Are we raising children or robots?
Photo: ESIREE MARTIN/AFP via Getty Images
The mind of God? The problem with deifying Stephen Hawking
A new biography argues the iconic physicist was shamelessly self-promoting and his reputation overrated
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