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Since when was it a police job to impose sanctions on drill musicians? | Kenan Malik 9 Feb 2:29pm Since when was it a police job to impose sanctions on drill musicians? | Kenan Malik
Artists are effectively being criminalised even though no offence has been committedThe authorities ban musicians from playing without official approval. The police prevent them from performing a song deemed unacceptable. The courts threaten to imprison them when they do play it. All this not in Russia or Iran but in Britain. Last month,
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A hidden government is preparing for Brexit… by keeping us in the dark | Nick Cohen 9 Feb 1:29pm A hidden government is preparing for Brexit… by keeping us in the dark | Nick Cohen
An army of civil servants has been engaged to hide the terrible truth for as long as possibleBrexit is killing many myths, but its chief victim is the belief that Britain is not an absurd country. The British establishment believed in our innate common sense, as did admiring foreigners. Weirdly, the supposedly cynical British public still does. Voters damn politicians, but assume they will somehow find a way through. I doubt their confidence will last and they will soon see our new United Kingdom of Absurdistan for what it is: a land where civil servants send
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Bezos vs. the Enquirer Could Be a Watershed 9 Feb 11:50am Updated Bezos vs. the Enquirer Could Be a Watershed
If it means journalists start reporting on how other journalists source their stories, hooray.
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There will be no fake news in Martin Clunes’ Islands of America | Rebecca Nicholson 9 Feb 10:30am There will be no fake news in Martin Clunes’ Islands of America | Rebecca Nicholson
The travel presenter has expressed his distaste for the kind of cliched set piece so brilliantly satirised by Philomena CunkThe unwritten rules of documentary-making can be a more controversial topic than one might expect – remember Mary Beard’s courageous
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Fit in my 40s: ‘Judo, yoga and ballet in a week? There’s an app for that’ | Zoe Williams 9 Feb 2:00am Fit in my 40s: ‘Judo, yoga and ballet in a week? There’s an app for that’ | Zoe Williams
I’m trying ClassPass - a single membership to billions of gyms
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