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A clay tablet with an engraved inscription showing 13 verses of a rhapsody in Homer’s Odyssey. Photograph: EPA/Greek MInistry of Culture

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered what they believe to be the oldest known extract of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. A team of Greek and Germ(...)

Happy Bloomsday, dear reader. In my (humble) opinion this should be a national holiday. Instead of a bank holiday on the first Monday of June I’d swit(...)

Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the Democratic National Convention  in Philadelphia. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

As John Lennon’s rallying anthem Come Together blared out over the speakers, three Bernie Sanders supporters refused to answer their candidate’s call (...)