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Up to a third of the UK labour force now does it. But what does this mean for our families and wellbeing??
As Daniel Castro Garcia’s portraits show, the perilous Mediterranean crossing is one stage of a long journey
Meet the young thinker in one of Britain’s most prestigious academic roles
Orla Ryan on teaching children right and wrong as a lapsed Catholic
Western pairing traditions tend to clash with local cuisine — so what’s the solution?
Q&A with the novelist on how lessons from her grandfather enabled her to navigate life’s rough waters
‘Young Britons risk being excluded from Erasmus — and won’t have the luxury of taking migration for granted’
For me, it’s worse than getting a new iPhone: you just know there will be a better one within 10 months
The notion of ‘growing’ a steak in a test tube sounds like science fiction. But our food habits change
As players compete to finish games as quickly as possible, the industry sees an opportunity
‘Minerality is a character that has nothing to do with anything fruity, veggy, oaky, flowery or spicy’
Our ‘Round on the Links’ quiz tests your ability to draw connections. Thinking caps on!
‘This will instantly appeal to anyone who ever tasted Jo?l Robuchon’s food — or appreciates the flavours of well-executed French cooking’
Once you bite in, you will see why this pastry has endured for almost 500 years
Discovering bubbles could be paired well with any dish inspired sommelier Sandia Chang to open a hot dog and champagne bar
Growth has slowed to a trickle in parts of Manchuria — but some young people are finding new careers online
Five hundred years after the artist’s death, experts are restoring the last of four rooms he designed at the Papal Palace
Polly Russell on the pioneering dairy-free vegetarians of the 1940s
‘We all need distractions,’ says the man who has captured conflicts from Vietnam to Syria
Keir Starmer has never denied the idea he was a model for the Bridget Jones character, but, then, why would you?
A retrospective tasting of Jean-Marie Guffens’ exceptionally nervy creations suggests so
As the Iowa caucuses approach, Patti Waldmeir on the perils of cliché in ‘flyover country’
‘The roulade of salmon is quite the loveliest bit of fish you’ll consume for approximately an aeon’
Can Boris Johnson’s controversial adviser stay in Downing Street long enough to deliver his radical agenda?
‘Orwell had me convinced that clear speech was an auxiliary to truth, until Trump came along’
Facebook’s Libra was a wake-up call for central bankers, who are now adapting to a new digital reality
A riot of colour and flavour to lift the spirits when it’s grey outside
It’s hard not to look up opinions on Google, Yelp or Expedia — even if you suspect some might be fake
Using this traditional tool for cutting pasta not only preserves historical techniques but also enhances the ingredients
The presenter and car fanatic on finding an emotional outlet in carpentry, and why he is more modern than his on-screen caricature
Douglas Coupland on why we need to fight ‘noptimism’
Her prize-winning work resists categorisation but its focus — love, death and betrayal — is human frailty