Is Drake the new Proust? No, really

On his new album, Drake has declared war on cliché. Proust would approve

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17 signs that money is ruining London

Is money is changing London for better or worse?

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London is changing: the art of a crisis

Rebecca Ross’ art project records people’s feelings about the changes currently affecting the capital, and seemed timely to us given our talk on the subject at the House of St Barnabas this Thursday

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Telegraph vs Times: isn’t ‘editorial independence’ outdated anyway?

The broadsheets’ battle over editorial freedom from commercial pressures is at root an unwinnable fight for an ideal whose time may be passing – and which was somewhat less noble in origin than is often supposed

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Overswipe: a new point of smartphone etiquette

What is “overswiping”, and why should you avoid it?

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Inevitably, Britain now has its first ‘extreme diner’

Man Vs Food made eating challenges into A Thing; now there’s a restaurant entirely dedicated to 6lb burger challenges and the “Macho Nacho Sombrero Challenge”

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Better Call Saul: all you need to know

The genius Breaking Bad spin-off debuted in the UK yesterday. What does it tell us about TV and drama in 2015?

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Knitting in the pub: how craft can you get?

Why men’s craft beer and knitting nights are probably here to stay

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Where did the working-class heroes go?

The real problem for Britain’s white working class is not just prejudice: it’s also the loss of a sense of purpose and ongoing self-improvement

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Ed Sheeran’s success is Britain’s failure

Ed Sheeran is the perfect pop star for a Britain in retreat from the complexities of the modern world

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