Peak Bake Off? UK’s home baking boom develops soggy bottom

There are signs Britain’s home baking boom may be running out of steam, just as Channel 4 prepares to relaunch one of its main catalysts, The Great...

Horace Andy review – king of the dancehall still in fine, energetic voice

There is an irony in Horace Andy’s present renown among British audiences stemming from his work with Massive Attack, who are now assumed to have been his...

Get over it! “Atomic Blonde” doesn’t need to be the female Bond

In “Atomic Blonde,” David Leitch’s new Cold War-era spy thriller, Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), the film’s MI6 agent heroine, does not so much appear as emerge: Her...

Poland may lose EU voting rights over judicial independence

The EU is on the brink of taking the nuclear option of stripping Poland of its voting rights in Brussels in response to plans by its rightwing...

Are there any footballers with identical names at the same club?

“FK Partizan, current Serbian league and cup holders, have two Nemanja Miletićs in their squad,” exclaims Leo Crnogorcevic. “Both were born in 1991 and neither has a...

Nationals edge Angels in showdown between Bryce Harper and Mike Trout

For one inning, Tuesday’s series opener between the Angels and the Washington Nationals was exactly what it had been hyped to be: Bryce Harper versus Mike Trout,...

The story behind a Cambridge spot’s jet-black lobster roll

The lobster roll from Pagu in Cambridge. Whether you prefer your lobster roll hot and buttered or cold with mayo, most New Englanders would agree that the...

How British anxiety about European advances created a scientific prize

The Royal Society today announced a slew of medal and award winners. I wrote previously about the curious history of the Society’s oldest prize medal, awarded earlier...

Nurse devoted to battling city’s opioid crisis offers advice for parents with children who...

Rehab is only the beginning for an addict. Few people understand the anguish and agony of parents grappling with a child in the throes of drug addiction...

How You Can Help Stop The Ivory Trade

2630ben via Getty Images It’s fair to say that most of us know that ivory comes from elephant tusks. But, even today, not everyone knows or appreciates...

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