If Britain loses Scotland it will feel like an amputation

I understand the lure of independence, but the prospect fills me with sadness for the country that would be left behindShortly after midnight, an email arrives. From a leading light of the campaign for Scottish independence, one who six months ago drea...

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Ian McEwan on the Children Act – books podcast

The novelist talks to Jonathan Freedland and a Guardian audience about the moral dilemmas at the heart of his latest novel, The Children Act• Essay: Ian McEwan on the stories from the family courts that inspired his latest novel• Video: Ian M...

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Making sense of the magical journey from boy to man

In a world saturated by violence and sensation, true escape comes in Richard Linklaters affecting film BoyhoodThe cinema has always been a place of escape. In the early days the sanctuary it offered was obvious: a chance to slip free of the humdrum ted...

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