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Think it’s too late for you? Man Booker prizewinner George Saunders is proving you wrong

Man Booker prizewinner George Saunders brings humanity and hope to wannabe novelists

Modern slavery is hidden in plain sight – let’s stop it

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Modern slavery is hidden in plain sight – let’s stop it

Today is Anti-slavery day. Let’s take a moment to acknowledge it’s a problem worth dealing with

Is Sebastian Kurz (right) winging it?

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Is Sebastian Kurz (right) winging it?

Sebastian Kurz is set to become the world’s youngest leader. Here’s hoping he’s made of the right stuff

Today is World Mental Health Day: how are you feeling?

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Today is World Mental Health Day: how are you feeling?

We need to take ownership of our mental health

iPhone X vs Man – who needs who more?

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iPhone X vs Man – who needs who more?

The iPhone X is here, and it’s whizzy. But it’s time we recognised that shareholders need it much more than we do

The election that Britain lost

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The election that Britain lost

It doesn’t matter who wins this election, no one should be celebrating victory

How Corbyn has narrowed the gap, according to the world’s foremost etiquette expert

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How Corbyn has narrowed the gap, according to the world’s foremost etiquette expert

Body language, tone of voice, sense of humour, ability to build trust – these are the things that matter in an election campaign, says Debrett’s Academy Director

Despite itself, Labour deserves a second look

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Despite itself, Labour deserves a second look

The Tories called this pointless election, and the Tories have made a mess of it. That alone is reason enough to consider the options – but there’s more to it than that

Britain’s Brexit voters – this election is down to you

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Britain’s Brexit voters – this election is down to you

The result of next week’s ballot will boil down to which way the new breed of engaged voters swings

And with a wink, Jeremy Corbyn won the general election

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And with a wink, Jeremy Corbyn won the general election

If a week from now the Labour Party is celebrating victory in the general election, it won’t be because of its policies

In praise of policy – even the dementia tax

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In praise of policy – even the dementia tax

If we can’t discuss policy like grown-ups, we can’t expect to see grown up policy

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