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Caster Semenya: how much testosterone is too much...

Issued:02/05/19

The South African athlete, Caster Semenya, has lost her case against the athletic governing body, IAAF, which means that she will have to...



Game of Thrones: for HBO, piracy is ‘better than...

Issued:25/04/19

Eight years after the first season premiered, the long-awaited winter has finally come – Game of Thrones’ final season is here. The...



Testosterone: why defining a ‘normal’ level is...

Issued:16/04/19

Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It’s best known for its role in the development of male sexual characteristics and physical features,...



Brexit is not just Theresa May’s disaster – Britain’s...

Issued:01/04/19

For all the complexity that surrounds how (and, crucially, if) the UK leaves the European Union, the story of how it got into its current...



Brexit: Europe has changed UK food culture for the...

Issued:18/03/19

When the UK joined the Common Market in 1974, the country’s restaurants had a total of 26 Michelin stars, the industry standard restaurant rating,...



Richard Burbage: Shakespeare’s leading man and the...

Issued:11/03/19

It’s 400 years since the death of Richard Burbage, the first person to play the roles of Hamlet, Lear, Othello and Macbeth in the original version...



Captain Marvel: why female superheroes are not just...

Issued:07/03/19

The release date of Marvel’s first solo female superhero film was deliberately timed to coincide with International Women’s Day. But is...



DVLA U-turn over autistic drivers highlights the...

Issued:07/03/19

Without consultation or warning, the UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) recently changed its website guidance for drivers with...



Five books by French authors you should read on your...

Issued:06/03/19

This article was first published on The Conversation.An emerging genre of fiction in France is providing an unlikely brand of escapism. Growing numbers...



Why Corbyn’s second referendum announcement changes...

Issued:26/02/19

This article was first published in The Conversation.Qualified, tempered, cautious. As ever with Jeremy Corbyn and Europe, his announcementthat...