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‘An effective extreme-heat warning system could save lives’
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‘An effective extreme-heat warning system could save lives’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
23 Feb 2022
‘Jamal Edwards gave a generation of young black artists the chance they needed’
Jamal Edwards
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‘Jamal Edwards gave a generation of young black artists the chance they needed’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
22 Feb 2022
The battle to keep rap lyrics out of courtrooms
Jay-Z
Why we’re talking about . . .

The battle to keep rap lyrics out of courtrooms

Jay-Z among rappers backing legislation to stop defendants’ verses from being used against them
25 Jan 2022
Child soldiers, gender disparity and saving techno
A child soldier
Podcast

Child soldiers, gender disparity and saving techno

Why are more child soldiers being recruited? What can be done to close the gender pay gap? And would Unesco status kill the cool of Berlin’s club scen…
10 Dec 2021
The Beatles: Get Back – does new documentary live up to the hype?
The Beatles performing
In Review

The Beatles: Get Back – does new documentary live up to the hype?

Eight-hour docuseries features unseen footage from more than half a century ago
25 Nov 2021
Twin probes launched into deadly crush at Travis Scott concert
Rapper Travis Scott
In Depth

Twin probes launched into deadly crush at Travis Scott concert

Civil lawsuits also under way after festival stampede leaves eight dead
8 Nov 2021
Beethoven’s unfinished symphony finished by AI
Beethoven statue in Germany
Stranger than fiction

Beethoven’s unfinished symphony finished by AI

Musicians, historians and scientists join forces to ‘create something that Beethoven himself might have written’
1 Oct 2021

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‘Afghan refugees have no choice – but Britain does’
Kabul airport
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‘Afghan refugees have no choice – but Britain does’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
18 Aug 2021
Will a new insurance scheme save live events?
The crowd at Glastonbury Festival
Today’s big question

Will a new insurance scheme save live events?

Music festivals and other live events will be protected by a government-backed insurance scheme if future Covid lockdowns prevent them from going ahea…
6 Aug 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘Covid Liberation Day is coming’
Covid-19
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Instant Opinion: ‘Covid Liberation Day is coming’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 3 December
3 Dec 2020
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