'Rotting From the Inside': Will Austerity Swing the Vote in This Midlands Town?
A decade of decay has seen Northamptonshire Council go bankrupt, but will cuts to public services decide the election in this marginal seat?
General Election 2019
Surprise, British Class Snobbery Is Defining This Election
This election could see the comeback of class-based politics.
FBI Screw-Ups and Drugs: Chris Morris Tells Us About His New Film
'The Day Shall Come' director and cast explain why the movie satirising the intelligence agency is a rare example of punching up in comedy.
How to Beat Imposter Syndrome
Read an exclusive extract from Nathalie Olah's non-fiction book, 'Steal As Much As You Can: How to Win the Culture Wars in an Age of Austerity'.
Birmingham Has Lost Its Paradise: Remembering the City's Legendary Brutalist Skate Spot
Two of Birmingham's most legendary skaters on the Paradise Forum, which has been bulldozed to make way for a couple of glass-fronted office blocks.
'New York's Most Famous Unknown Artist' Is Now More Important Than Ever
Ray Johnson was the antithesis of disposable culture.
This Year's Big Oscar Winner Will Be American Anxiety
Hollywood makes better films when it's feeling depressed.
Patrick Keiller Has Been Filming London's Poignant Collapse Since the 1990s
I talked to him about his sad, beautiful films and dreams of future architecture.
Brenda Fassie: The Woman That Begged Mandela To Sing
But "Madonna of the Townships" isn't just about her anti-apartheid hit "Black President".
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Irvine Welsh Doesn't Regret Choosing Life
Discussing Savile, skag and Scottish independence with the author of Filth and Trainspotting.
Europe Needs to Wake Up to the Boat Sinkings of Lampedusa
Why aren't we paying more attention to the plight of North African refugees off the Italian coast?
Why Does Richard Curtis Think All British People Are Frigid, Posh and White?
The director's new film is his most patronising work of middle-class propaganda to date.