Kurt Cobain: an icon of alienation

In the days after Cobain's death on 5 April 1994, Jonathan Freedland reported from Seattle for the Guardian's Weekend magazine, charting the troubled life of a reluctant rock star. On the 20th anniversary of Cobain's suicide, we republish the piece W...

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A no vote in Scotland will be no endorsement of Britain

The campaign against independence has been so relentlessly negative it risks depriving the UK of a moral mandateWhat works best, a negative message or a positive one? What is it that truly motivates voters, their hopes or their fears?These questions ar...

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Politics Weekly podcast: Ukraine crisis

It has been called the worst crisis to hit Europe in the 21st century'. The overthrow of the government in Ukraine and the subsequent incursion by Russian forces in Crimea has left European politicians fumbling for an adequate response. So far, no more...

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