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What the Game of Thrones maps tell us about the struggle for power in Westeros
It's Cersei vs. Daenerys in the battle of the maps.
What 70 years of the Edinburgh Festival has done for the arts – and the economy
Edinburgh has become synonymous with its festivals in the 70 years since the International Festival was launched.
Is sex work still the most dangerous profession? The data suggests so
Romina Kalachi, stabbed to death in her own home in May, is the last known sex worker to be murdered in the UK.
Why you should think twice before you talk about 'the LGBT community'
It's not helpful.
How Venezuelans are reading and writing to resist authoritarianism
As Venezuela’s democracy careens ever faster towards authoritarianism, its citizens are rising up to resist what’s happening.
Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967
When most people see the movie “Detroit,” it’ll likely be their first encounter with the events of 50 years ago.
50 years of gay rights - but some in the British media are peddling the same homophobia
The right-wing media still negatively associates homosexuality with public health.
Out on the screen: 50 years of queer cinema in Britain
The Sexual Offences Act 1967 sought to legitimate gay identity in Britain - at least partially.
Most graduates will never pay off their student loans
More than 70%, in fact.
Surveys from 38 years apart reveal changing face of student vote
The surveys were undertaken at the University of Exeter.
The Summer of Love was more than hippies and LSD – it was the start of modern individualism
Something remarkable happened to the youth of the Western world 50 years ago.
Understanding Labour's 'youthquake'
63% of voters between 18 and 29 voted Labour.
Five UK coastal wonders to see before they go the way of Malta's Azure Window
These are stunning.
Wonder Women have been smashing the patriarchy since classical times
Wonder Woman tells the story her own way.
How The Handmaid's Tale is being transformed from fantasy into fact
Of course this relates to Trump's presidency
New adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's My Cousin Rachel will leave you wondering long after credits roll
The new adaptation stars Rachel Weisz and Sam Caflin.
Fact Check: if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?
An interesting question...
Teaching students to survive a zombie apocalypse with psychology
At a psychological level, there are multiple competing signals trying to access behaviour – but only one can win.