AUTHOR

Rebecca Gillie

52 ideas that changed the world - 17. Vegetarianism
Vegetables, market
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 17. Vegetarianism

How meat-free living entered the global mainstream
4 Oct 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 16. Germ theory
surgeons
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 16. Germ theory

How a new understanding of bacteria revolutionised medicine
27 Sep 2019
Which Friends episodes have aged the worst?
Friends
In Depth

Which Friends episodes have aged the worst?

Creators of hit sitcom admit they regret some storylines
20 Sep 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 15. The contraceptive pill
contraceptive pill
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52 ideas that changed the world - 15. The contraceptive pill

How a tiny tablet revolutionised the lives of women
20 Sep 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 13. The novel
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In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 13. The novel

How a new way of portraying existence transformed literature
6 Sep 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 12. The Geneva Conventions
prisoners of war, WWII
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 12. The Geneva Conventions

How the international community brought humanity to warfare
30 Aug 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 11. Trade unions
Miners' strike
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 11. Trade unions

How organised labour fought for rights in the modern workplace
23 Aug 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 7. Feminism
Suffragettes
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52 ideas that changed the world - 7. Feminism

How women fought for social and political liberation
26 Jul 2019
Heritage restaurant review: Swiss indulgence in Soho
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In Review

Heritage restaurant review: Swiss indulgence in Soho

Enjoy cheesy classics in surroundings that are anything but
25 Jul 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 6. The printing press
printing press
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52 ideas that changed the world - 6. The printing press

How a German goldsmith revolutionised the way we share ideas
19 Jul 2019
Why everyone’s talking about Belle Delphine’s bath water
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In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Belle Delphine’s bath water

Instagram model’s bizarre merchandise has become viral sensation
12 Jul 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 5. Colonialism
Colonial troops of the British Empire
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 5. Colonialism

How the power-thirsty West redrew the global map
12 Jul 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 4. Democracy
Women queue to vote outside a polling station in Ghana
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 4. Democracy

How Ancient Greece gave birth to ‘the most successful political idea of the 20th century’
5 Jul 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 3. Christianity
church, Christianity, Catholic
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52 ideas that changed the world - 3. Christianity

How an ancient Jewish sect laid the foundations of a global faith
28 Jun 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 2. Communism
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In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 2. Communism

How a radical new ideology revolutionised both politics and wider society
21 Jun 2019
Why are women less interested in politics than men?
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Why are women less interested in politics than men?

New study shows girls are significantly less engaged than boys by the age of 15
21 Jun 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 1. Evolution
Charles Darwin
In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world - 1. Evolution

How Charles Darwin revolutionised our understanding of creation
14 Jun 2019
The rise and fall of English football hooliganism
England football fan
In Depth

The rise and fall of English football hooliganism

FA ‘strongly condemns’ England fans as violence erupts in Porto
6 Jun 2019
Who are Iran’s Revolutionary Guards?
Revolutionary Guards Iran
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Who are Iran’s Revolutionary Guards?

US designates the elite militia a terror organisation, sparking fears of reprisals on US troops
9 Apr 2019
Pucci: a Mediterranean feast in the heart of Mayfair
In Review

Pucci: a Mediterranean feast in the heart of Mayfair

Classic pizzas and Middle Eastern small plates make for a winning combination at this cosy newcomer
8 Feb 2019