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The unstoppable rise of dad style

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The unstoppable rise of dad style

What does the popularity of ‘dad merch’ mean for what it is to be a father today?

Five moments that changed the course of British history

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Five moments that changed the course of British history

With Brexit looming large, Britain stands at the crossroads of history – but not for the first time. Historian Dan Cruickshank explores what could have been

Men don’t buy nice things just because they’re status symbols

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Men don’t buy nice things just because they’re status symbols

There’s a lot more to men’s appreciation of the finer things than insecure masculinity

Why extending stop and search isn’t going to solve knife crime

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Why extending stop and search isn’t going to solve knife crime

Kimberly McIntosh from race equality think tank Runnymede Trust argues increasing police powers isn’t the answer

Is there a link between soaring temperatures and social unrest?

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Is there a link between soaring temperatures and social unrest?

Increasing temperatures often mean increasing crime rates

It’s time to stop body shaming men

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It’s time to stop body shaming men

‘Dad bod’ comments are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to male body shaming

Michael Jackson’s Thriller Live is getting an extension – and that’s a problem

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller Live is getting an extension – and that’s a problem

Only a few weeks after the shocking “Leaving Neverland” documentary aired, the “Thriller Live” musical has extended its run in the West End. This begs the question, how can people so easily separate the singer’s alleged actions from his cultural impact?

In the ‘age of equality’, why don’t more men want to have it all?

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In the ‘age of equality’, why don’t more men want to have it all?

Men keeping to their half of the domestic bargain shouldn’t be a surprise – it should be the norm, argues Jamie Millar

How smartphones started the new cold war

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How smartphones started the new cold war

In a digital world, who controls the chips and wires holds the power

Public proposals – charming or cringeworthy?

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Public proposals – charming or cringeworthy?

Idris Elba set a precedent with his, but maybe think twice before you follow suit

Why is the new Gillette ad so controversial?

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Why is the new Gillette ad so controversial?

With a razor brand kick-starting a heated (and needed) conversation about modern masculinity on social media, the age of advertising activism has arrived

Why do some men still not understand successful women?

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Why do some men still not understand successful women?

Ada Hegerberg’s historic win at Ballon d’Or 2018 is now a conversation about Martin Solveig’s inappropriate twerking comment – making another watershed moment for women all about men. Isn’t it time we tackled this sort of sexism head on?

#MeToo was a mess. But, hopefully, most of us will be better off in the end

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#MeToo was a mess. But, hopefully, most of us will be better off in the end

Tanya Gold looks back on a year of #MeToo; why it was needed, what it did well, but also why it wasn’t perfect…

Why The Jackal isn’t doing Black Friday

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Why The Jackal isn’t doing Black Friday

This year, we’ve decided not to join the Black Friday madness. Here’s why

Remembering ‘Mad Jack’ Churchill, WWII’s most unconventional soldier

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Remembering ‘Mad Jack’ Churchill, WWII’s most unconventional soldier

War photographs tell myriad tales of heroism, sacrifice and tragedy. Even so, few are more outlandish than those of ‘Mad Jack’

The world is running out of food. How do we fix it?

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The world is running out of food. How do we fix it?

We’re running out of space to grow the food the world’s booming population needs. So what’s the solution?

What does the Brett Kavanaugh farrago actually mean for the Supreme Court?

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What does the Brett Kavanaugh farrago actually mean for the Supreme Court?

Fortunately, the balance of power still lies elsewhere, says The Jackal’s man in America

David Baddiel: Four custard doughnuts made me believe in social media

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David Baddiel: Four custard doughnuts made me believe in social media

Social media is reviled – and rightly so. But, sometimes, something so simple as sharing your breakfast reveals its good side, argues David Baddiel

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