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Korean men in nondescript uniforms tend flower beds and manicure lawns without even briefly acknowledging a rare group of foreigners.

A visit to Pyongyang: the Kim dynasty's homage to Stalinism

Korean men in nondescript uniforms tend flower beds and manicure lawns without even briefly acknowledging a rare group of foreigners.

Male grooming is now a multi-billion pound worldwide industry.

Why more men are wearing makeup than ever before

Male grooming is now a multi-billion pound worldwide industry.

People look to cultural figures as much as they look to politicians for inspiration.

For black celebrities like Oprah, it's impossible to be apolitical

People look to cultural figures as much as they look to politicians for inspiration.

Assume everything you post - even on Facebook - is public knowledge.

Toby Young saga shows how social media can be bad for your career

Assume everything you post - even on Facebook - is public knowledge.

The UK may be leaving the EU, but it is not leaving Europe.

Why Brexit should not stop UK cities from competing for European Capital of Culture

The UK may be leaving the EU, but it is not leaving Europe.

In the future we won't even know it's there.

A brief history (and a look into the future) of fitness technology

In the future we won't even know it's there.

Science shows that early starts can be bad for teenagers' health. Schools and universities would be better off starting at 10am.

The biological reason why it's so hard for teenagers to wake up early

Science shows that early starts can be bad for teenagers' health. Schools and universities would be better off starting at 10am.

Around the world, there’s still an element of shame associated with a woman’s monthly cycle.

Talking about periods with boys — how easy is it?

Around the world, there’s still an element of shame associated with a woman’s monthly cycle.

The environmental impact of plastic is finally receiving the attention it deserves.

4 tough actions that would help fight the global plastic crisis

The environmental impact of plastic is finally receiving the attention it deserves.

Up to 70% of homosexual relationships begin online.

How online dating can make society less segregated

Up to 70% of homosexual relationships begin online.

There's a huge amount of devotion given over to cosplay.

The 'cosplay' economy: how dressing up grew up

There's a huge amount of devotion given over to cosplay.

For some, hostels can appear more dangerous than a park bench or a shop doorway.

Is homelessness a matter of choice?

For some, hostels can appear more dangerous than a park bench or a shop doorway.

Current estimates suggest that one in ten children have a clinically diagnosed mental health or behavioural problem.

6 things all schools should consider before adding mental health lessons to the curriculum

Current estimates suggest that one in ten children have a clinically diagnosed mental health or behavioural problem.

In some ways, Naples is really two cities in one.

Street art: young Italians shake Camorra's hold on public space

In some ways, Naples is really two cities in one.

Just 1.5% of all offers from Oxford and Cambridge universities went to black British A-level students in 2015.

Black students on going to Oxbridge: 'it's not even asked or pushed for, it’s just assumed no one is applying'

Just 1.5% of all offers from Oxford and Cambridge universities went to black British A-level students in 2015.

A glitzy way to do organised crime.
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