Getting on with it.
Could the Iraqi army's banner offensive against IS tear it apart?
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For two centuries, the only serious painkillers have been derived from opium. Scientists may have found a less deadly alternative.
Malachi Kirby as enslaved man Kunta Kinte, in the new adaptation of Roots.
The mondo film, for all its faults, encapsulates our tangled responses to the darkest moments of our collective history.
Horses for courses?
They're often no more effective than placebo, but that shouldn't necessarily stop us using them.
Initially heralded as the beginning of the end for IS, the effort to take back Iraq's second city is flailing.
This lady’s for turning.
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Theresa May has dropped her pledge to put workers on company boards. It's a big concession to vested business interests.
The president of South Korea has been accused of choosing her friends poorly.
Iraqi police forces on patrol in Hammam Al-Alil town, south of Mosul.
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Guerrilla tactics are hampering the advance into Iraq's northern capital.
Ride-sharing app Uber is facing a new wave of legal claims after a landmark ruling on work conditions. But any triumphalism is deeply premature.
External pressure has led to delivery giant, Hermes, being referred to the chief tax man over whether or not its workers should be classified as 'self-employed'.
The ruins of the city Cyrene, an ancient Greek and Roman city near present-day Shahhat in Libya.
Hand over your travel photos and help build digital 3D recreations of threatened heritage sites.
Theresa May meets her Saudi counterparts.
While Yemen burns, Theresa May's government plays with words.
Turning plastic into fuel in Aleppo.
As a new cessation of hostilities comes into force, Russia's influence over the Syrian conflict is deepening.
On the march.
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A century on from the UK's only ever general strike, the major federation for organised labour in Britain must learn to be more effective.
Psychological distress among teenage girls has risen by 4% in the past decade.
The leadership hopefuls.
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Despite attempts to curb union power, they still exert a huge amount of influence over the Labour Party.
It’s what we do with our painful experiences that matters.
Why psychological pain and trauma could have some positive effects – but only for some people.
Reining in big business?
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The new prime minister has suggested putting employee representatives on company boards. But how serious is she about the idea?
Too many people still believe that Iraq collapsed because there was no plan for it; others think the West has learnt from its mistakes. Wrong and wrong.
The EU referendum came down to deep divisions over immigration, borders and cultural identity that cannot be safely ignored.