Dining across the divide: ‘She thinks there shouldn’t be private schools - but banning them would be authoritarian’
He is in favour of private schools, she sees education as the biggest social divider. Will they be friends by home time?
25, May, 2023 @11:30 AM
‘We don’t do deep emotional discussions’: why men lose their friends – and how they can make more
A quarter of British men say they have no close mates. But even in middle age, where the ‘friendship recession’ hits hardest, it’s possible to buck the trend
25, May, 2023 @9:00 AM
Why are eggs so expensive? Here’s what a farmer and 14,000 hens told me
British eggs now cost almost a third more than a year ago. But that hasn’t stopped producers from going bust, or getting rid of their flocks. Who or what is to blame, apart from Putin, feed prices, the supermarkets … ?
18, May, 2023 @5:00 AM
Dining across the divide: ‘It has always felt like Scotland was playing second fiddle to England’
They’re both proud of their roots, but do they agree about the monarchy and whether Scotland should have a referendum?
11, May, 2023 @11:30 AM
£20 for a tiny bag of poo?! What really goes into luxury compost
There is a growing market for artisanal compost made with love, dung and integrity. But can it ever really be worth it?
09, May, 2023 @9:00 AM
Dining across the divide: ‘I don’t agree with his overblown fears about what Brexit would unleash’
They both think Brexit has been economically bad – but can they agree on the problems faced by young people?
27, Apr, 2023 @11:30 AM
Dining across the divide: ‘He was humble enough to acknowledge the additional barriers for people of my demographic’
One is a Labour-supporting remainer. The other a Conservative who voted leave. Can they find any common ground?
20, Apr, 2023 @11:30 AM
Ruthie Henshall: ‘While MPs were drinking and snogging, I was waving at Mum through a care home window’
Since Covid, the actor has been fighting for a legal change, determined no one should have to die alone. She discusses Partygate, rule-breaking – and getting drunk with King Charles
10, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM
Dining across the divide: ‘He thinks everyone gets more conservative as they get older’
A sales director and a demand planner, at different stages of their respective careers, compare views on how they should be taxed
06, Apr, 2023 @11:30 AM
‘It would survive nuclear Armageddon’: should plastic grass be banned?
Artificial lawns are more popular than ever – but they are also an environmental nightmare. Will the campaign to stop them be successful?
29, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM
Dining across the divide: ‘I thought I was going to meet an awful Tory – but it was wonderful, we swapped numbers’
One is centre-right, the other a socialist. They disagreed on Thatcherism and nuclear weapons, but will being part of the same LGTBQ+ community save the day?
23, Mar, 2023 @12:30 PM
‘Mmm, straight back to the 70s!’ Writers revisit the foods they loved as kids, from Smash to Angel Delight
Arctic rolls are having a moment, with sales up more than 140% at Ocado. But which other retro delights deserve a comeback? We taste-test some old favourites
Simon Hattenstone, Emma Beddington, Chitra Ramaswamy, Sam Wollaston, Morwenna Ferrier, Arifa Akbar, Emine Saner, Tim Dowling, Claire Armitstead and Rich Pelley
09, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM
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