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Ukrainian rock star turned politician Svyatoslav Vakarchuk (centre) campaigning for his new Holos (Voice) party in Odessa on Sunday, a week before parliamentary elections. Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

A year ago, two of Ukraine’s most popular entertainers were still busy doing the things that made them famous: Volodymyr Zelenskiy was working on anot(...)

Peter Gay, who has died aged 91, was a German-born historian who wrote groundbreaking books on the Enlightenment, the Victorian middle classes, Sigmun(...)

For decades, public health scientists have been assuring us that the common cold is caused by our spending half the year indoors sneezing on each othe(...)

Baa’d education: William Deresiewicz identifies a slavish acceptance of market values as the rot at the heart of the US’s top universities. Photograph: Thinkstock

Former Yale professor William Deresiewicz has sparked an fiery debate in the US about the point of higher education. His essay Don’t Send Your Kid to(...)