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There’s no faster way for a Generation X-er to look like a has-been than engaging in a spot of millennial-bashing. It’s getting tiresome and it’s time to give the younger generation their due

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We cannot stick our heads in the sand and pretend that Lisa Smith, the Isis bride, does not exist. If we are to have any hope of combating radicalisation, we must first understand it

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Books about burnout are ten-a-penny, but let’s not forget that the act of being busy is important for us emotionally and intellectually

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As scores of children increasingly roam around the big summer music events, this seasoned festival-goer wonders if they really are ideal places to bring the little ones to

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If you search your heart, you’ll find there’s one true music venue in which your soul rejoices: and for our columnist, it has to be Whelan’s

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For far too long, we’ve regarded artists and celebrities as gods instead of humans. The horrifying new Michael Jackson documentary reminds us that it’s time to put a stop to all that

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Mandatory calorie counting in restaurants will surgically extract a lot of the joy of eating out – but let’s face it, it’s a necessary evil

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Most of us squirm when we’re asked to big ourselves up, yet we seem to love a whopper-telling chancer, as our reaction to the AJ Finn literary scandal shows

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The feeling of exhilaration that came with the snow of March 2018 was from the joy of being told to down tools and stop working

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Social fossils from the past abound, but what about the recent revelation that women have been following a pointless contraceptive regimen for the past 60 years? And all to please a pope? That just beggars belief

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Enough of the gender wars! We’re meant to be adults. And the Gillette advertisement should be judged on its wider merits, not on whether it panders to women

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Marie Kondo wants us to change our lives, by becoming less messy - but does her new Netflix documentary unwittingly reveal that some things are better left just as they are?

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Our reliance on social media is increasing steadily, and with it our levels of anxiety.

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Women shouldn’t be told how to appear, whether it’s a glossy magazine asking us to slim down or Jameela Jamil telling us to look uglier for the benefit of of society

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In today’s enlightened climate, there’s no getting around it: a lot of our old favourite songs, films and books are going to have to go in the bin