Gavin Haynes

Malaria

We May Soon Be Able to Wipe Out Mosquitos – But at What Cost?

New technology might allow for a manmade extinction of the malaria-carrying pest.
Gavin Haynes
9.6.19
Europe

Europe Faces a Populist Takeover at the Next EU Election

The Brussels bubble is on a collision course with the part of Europe's electorate that hates it.
Gavin Haynes
4.15.19
WTF Brexit

Who Should the UK Blame for the Whole Brexit Thing?

We list the most culpable people and things.
Gavin Haynes
4.2.19
Brexit

Eight Days to Go: What the Fuck Is Going On with Brexit?

Theresa May addressed the nation yesterday to say that the mess is everyone's fault but hers.
Gavin Haynes
3.21.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

How a Young Girl's Death in 2000 Gave Birth to an Urban Legend

On July 1, in a tiny English village, eight-year-old Sarah Payne was playing with her brothers and sister in a country lane. Then she wasn’t. The media panic that followed is a case study in how urban legends are born and spread.
Gavin Haynes
3.17.19
Brexit

Six Highly Unlikely Brexit Outcomes – One of Which Must Happen This Week

As the clock keeps ticking, there's a hat-trick of Brexit votes in Parliament this week.
Gavin Haynes
3.12.19
Brexit

Forget What You've Heard: A Second Brexit Referendum Still Won't Happen

Forcing one would be electoral suicide.
Gavin Haynes
2.27.19
Science

The Strange Story of the Lab Mouse Bred to Die

The "Oncomouse" was developed to help scientists cure cancer. The catch is that it develops breast cancer six months into its existence.
Gavin Haynes
1.11.19
Brexit

Theresa May Managed to Cling On – Here's What Comes Next

She might be bolstered by winning the vote of no confidence, but her authority is still ebbing away.
Gavin Haynes
12.13.18
Brexit

What the Theresa May Vote of No Confidence Means for Brexit

Could the UK's Conservative Party even hold a leadership election right now?
Gavin Haynes
12.12.18
Smoking

The Dirty Story of How Big Tobacco Was Brought Down to Size

This month is the 20th anniversary of a deal that changed the face of smoking – and prompted a bunch of dirty tactics from the tobacco companies in the process.
Gavin Haynes
11.6.18
Homelessness

The Saga of the British Man Cracking Down On 'Fake Homelessness'

Ashley Sims is convinced that "professional beggars" are taking over his hometown.
Gavin Haynes
8.1.18
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