‘A meme that almost made me quit my family WhatsApp group’

Later the purveyor of the maid meme, my cousin in Kerala, messaged me privately to clarify that he had definitely not intended any...

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One evening, in their usual catch-ups in the YMCA lounge, one of Praful's new friends, Indu Mamtora, turned to him and asked, "So...

The Motherload: How pandemic anger almost destroyed a mums’ support group

Kate Dyson set up a Facebook group for mums when she was suffering from post-natal depression. It helped her recover, and running The...

Freddie Figgers: The millionaire tech inventor who was ‘thrown away’ as a baby

He started out providing services in rural areas of north Florida and southern Georgia, not far from Quincy, and the company has steadily...

Bobby Sands: The hunger strike that changed the course of N Ireland’s conflict

Forty years ago, on 5 May 1981, 27-year-old Bobby Sands, the IRA's leader in the Maze prison outside Belfast, starved himself to death....

The Troubles: Searching for the ‘angel’ who saved my life

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Germany and Namibia: What's the right price to pay for genocide?

Germany is set to apologise to Namibia for a genocide more than 100 years ago - and to pay an as yet unknown...

Letterbox contact: ‘Don’t my birth children have a right to know I’m dying?’

The nature of letterbox contact differs from one local authority to another, according to research by the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory. Some only...

The UK professor and the fake Russian agent

An email exchange between a UK professor and a man called "Ivan" shows how intense the information war over Syria remains. Source link قالب...

'My father, the killer'

Some of the children of men who helped to "disappear" thousands of Argentines in the 1970s and 80s are now speaking out -...

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