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Memory Suitcases, Paintings on Old Luggage

In the nostalgic photo series “Memory Suitcases,” Israeli artist Yuval Yairi painted faraway destinations on to old suitcases and then photographed …


Twitter abuse petition attracts over 30,000 signatures after Caroline Criado-Perez receives rape threats

A campaign calling for Twitter to install a ‘report abuse’ button has received over 30,000 signatures on an online petition.<p>The petition was started …

The belief that the British increasingly survive on processed food, cannot cook and no longer eat together is half painfully accurate and half oddly misplaced. The contrast between domestic diets now and in 1942, when reliable records began, is certainly startling. Wartime families ate far more vegetables and fish and about half as many biscuits as modern ones

Alok Jha - My life as a guinea pig for science: Here he is wearing a device that reads the electrical signals given off by the brain. Photograph: Duncan Singh/BBC

School bans skirts for ‘unladylike’ girls aged nine

A school has banned girls as young as nine from wearing skirts.<p>Walkwood Church of England Middle School is introducing a trousers-only rule from …

Getting paid

EARLIER this month Tim Lee of the <i>Washington Post</i> tweeted:<p>People on the right view government pay as a symbolic/normative issue, private sector pay as …

Political dissidents in authoritarian countries, and a hypervigiliant few in the West, have long tried to outwit America's National Security Agency and its counterparts in other countries. Now more help for the security-conscious whistleblower may be at hand

Egypt: '100 Muslim Brotherhood members killed' in Cairo

Only a month ago, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood ruled the country. Today, the military, which deposed President Muhammad Morsi on July 3rd, seems intent on crushing the Islamist group in its entirety

Edward Snowden's not the story. The fate of the internet is

Repeat after me: Edward Snowden is not the story. The story is what he has revealed about the hidden wiring of our networked world. This insight …

Admit it. You love cheap clothes. And you don't care about child slave labour

Until three years ago I did not believe in magic. But that was before I began investigating how western brands perform a conjuring routine that makes …

The Syrian refugee crisis in numbers | Guardian Animations

Detroit is a flashing warning light on America's fiscal dashboard. Though some of its woes are unique, a crucial one is not. Many other state and city governments across America have made impossible-to-keep promises to do with pensions and health care. They must offer less or face disaster

America may be a nation of 'free speech', but be prepared to be bullied and harassed for speaking up, especially on race, says Anthea Butler