Ed Power: “To me, €300 (plus shipping) splurged on a good board game is a bargain compared to, say, €70 blown on Call of Duty: Black Ops.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons
Board games come out of the closet
  • People
  • February 3, 2016, 11:00

Last year I spent €300 on a board game. It was delivered in a groaning monster of a box, by a courier who looked as if he had passed out twice heftin(...)

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Clarkson: I can’t imagine anyone in the world flying more than I do. Terminal 5 ought to be my address.
At lunch with Jeremy Clarkson
  • Motors
  • December 18, 2015, 20:45

Brace yourself for a scoop, dear reader. The most famous petrolhead on the planet has accepted my invitation to lunch. Given the run of his dealings(...)

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Alejandra Tizal, a Mayan teen from the highlands city of Quetzaltenango, was 16 when she left home to try to make a life in the US. Photograph:  Jennifer Hough

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Perched on a hill in the middle of a nature reserve and overlooking the azure blue of St Tropez Bay, La Réserve Ramatuelle is a temple to Zen wellbein(...)

Actress and special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie, speaking at a United Nations Security Council meeting on the Syria conflict. Jolie urged council members to visit refugees in the region. Photograph: Jemal Countess/Getty Images

The United Nations aid chief has urged the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo and sanctions in Syria for violations of humanitarian law, as(...)