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US president Jimmy Carter’s motorcade leaves Three Mile Island nuclear power station after the accident on April 1st, 1979. Photograph: Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park

Vicki Lesley’s entertaining documentary feels like that rarest of very rare things: a genuinely balanced engagement with a controversial issue. Bringi(...)

Sidney Flanigan in Never Rarely Sometimes Always

NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS ★★★★★ Directed by Eliza Hittmann. Starring Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Théodore Pellerin, Ryan Eggold, Sharon Van Ette(...)

Tammy Abraham’s Chelsea are into the last-16 of the Champions League. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty

Well, fancy seeing you here. For all the pep and vim, the high-energy caffeine-football combinations of Red Bull Salzburg, there was a feeling of cert(...)

Harry Enfield and Kieran Hodgson in How Europe Stole My Mum. Photograph: Channel 4

In a quick recap of his young life so far, the comedian Kieran Hodgson recalls an early talent for mimicry, his frictionless coming out story, and bri(...)

Ian McEwan: ‘political satire in an old tradition’. Photograph: Lauren Fleishman/New York Times

In Kafka’s Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa awoke to discover that he had been transformed into a monstrous beetle. Now, in Ian McEwan’s surprising next pr(...)

Boris Johnson addresses delegates at  the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham. Photograph: Toby Melville/ Reuters

The queues to hear Boris Johnson at the Conservative conference on Tuesday, curling around the broad, carpeted corridors of the International Conventi(...)

Labour Party supporters listen to a speech by Labour MP Emily Thornberry, shadow foreign secretary, in Notting Hill Gate in the build-up to the local council elections in the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in west London. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

Across London and in other English cities and towns on Thursday, activists from all political parties were making calls, sending texts and knocking on(...)

Jeremy Corbyn  in Blythe, northeast England, on Monday: “He’s a genuine principled man who means what he says and says what he means,” says Labour’s Chris Williamson. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Images

Under a sycamore tree in the corner of a car park in Derby, Jeremy Parkin was surrounded by about 100 people as he gave them a crash course in “persu(...)

George Galloway, the former British MP,  has said he is in favour of an “Ire-exit” from the EU. File photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Former British MP George Galloway has said he is in favour of an “Ire-exit” from the EU which should be put to a referendum. The left-wing politician(...)

Angela Eagle, left,  is mounting her challenge to Corbyn’s leadership with the party on a bizarre seesaw: as its membership rises, so its support in the country falls. LEON NEAL,DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

There she stands, the new prime minister , so unassailable that her final opponent melted away . Even her party’s most rabid Brexiters crumpled. There(...)

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