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Children’s books are seeing a heyday – and adults are loving them too

In our disordered and confusing political times, asks Clare Zinkin, could it be that the child’s sense of wonder at the world is precisely what adults need?

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‘I’m love deprived, not sex deprived’: An interview with an incel

Mo says he is too ugly to find a girlfriend, that he will be alone his whole life, but that he could never support violence committed in the name of inceldom. Does his dark online community have the potential to push members to their limits? By Tilly Gambarotto



Rail tickets: A ridiculous state of fares?

Every year commuters despair at the increasing cost of rail travel in Great Britain. But the truth is we are destined to see the spiral continue; and we only have ourselves – and the governments we elect – to blame. Yet the paradox, argues Simon Calder, is that Britain’s trains – and fares – remain the envy of the world


Life in the frozen north: Trauma and healing in a remote Canadian town

Canada’s indigenous First Nations have suffered generations of dislocation and discrimination. In the opening part of her new series, Rachel Savage, the first winner of The Independent’s Rupert Cornwell prize for foreign journalism, meets the families trying to break the cycle step by step

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Why protest? Because we can do no other

As protesters prepare to march in London to demand a Final Say on Brexit, Sean O'Grady examines how public dissent can turn political tides  



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