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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

Should you quit your job?

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Should you quit your job?

Thinking of escaping the commute in the New Year? Or wondering whether to get out of the office? The Jackal weighs up the pros and cons of the desk job

What will you be stockpiling for Brexit?

Current Affairs

What will you be stockpiling for Brexit?

Balsamic vinegar, burrata and Faber-Castell are among The Jackal’s picks

David Lammy on racism, Putin’s chess playing and why socialism’s here to stay

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David Lammy on racism, Putin’s chess playing and why socialism’s here to stay

Simon Usborne sat down with the Labour MP for Tottenham, who’s earning a reputation as one of Westminster’s most forthright and eloquent voices

How to ask for flexible working

How to ask for flexible working

Are you one of the 76 per cent of British office workers wanting more than a nine-to-five job? Here’s how you can make flexible working work for you

How to avoid family conflict at Christmas

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How to avoid family conflict at Christmas

Are you one of the 55 per cent of adults who find Christmas stressful? Here’s some expert tips to help you over the festive period

The Close Up: Castore sportswear

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The Close Up: Castore sportswear

Brothers Tom and Phil Beahon are on a roll. In the space of three years, they’ve founded a premium sportswear brand, launched it globally, built a thriving wholesale business and raised almost £6million in investment. How did they do it? We sat down with them to find out

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?

How often do we brush with asteroid annihilation?

Current Affairs

How often do we brush with asteroid annihilation?

Almost 2000 ‘Potentially Hazardous Asteroids’ were discovered in the last year. What’s the risk one will hit the earth?

Who will the Democrats pick to take on Trump?

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Who will the Democrats pick to take on Trump?

The race to become the party’s presidential nominee is gathering pace. The Jackal’s Man in America, Jamie Malanowski, sorts the thoroughbreds from the old nags – and picks the favourites for high office

#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…

Five tricks to make a difficult decision – and not end up regretting it

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Five tricks to make a difficult decision – and not end up regretting it

Paralysed by choice in your work or home life? Here’s five ways to break through the indecision

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

Want to get more done? Take a break

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Want to get more done? Take a break

Five reasons why you need to make your lunch break a priority

Theresa May has entered ‘The Dropzone’. Here’s what she can expect

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Theresa May has entered ‘The Dropzone’. Here’s what she can expect

As an advisor to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, Theo Bertram experienced first hand the Cabinet Room’s inner sanctum, and saw what it takes to keep – and lose – a Prime Minister

Seven ways to be more productive when you work from home

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Seven ways to be more productive when you work from home

We dug through the research to find the best ways to increase your productivity at home

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’

What exactly does it mean to be ‘Sexiest Man Alive’?

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What exactly does it mean to be ‘Sexiest Man Alive’?

Idris Elba just won People magazine’s annual accolade. But what’s the point in it anyway?

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