Sterile or stirring? Britain’s love-hate relationship with new towns

Paternalistic social engineering or make-Britain-great-again utopianism? A new archive film collection takes a look at the UKs contentious postwar towns ” People sometimes say to me,’ You must get a terrific kick out of having been responsible for a huge…

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Queer today, gone tomorrow: the fight to save LGBT nightlife

They existed homophobia and Thatcher. But is gentrification now sounding the death knell for gay sororities and pubs? We assemble the artists combating to save them On a summer’s epoch in 2017, in garden-varieties near the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in…

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Jesse Riesers best photograph: footballers say goodbye to the game

Ive had hip surgery once, shoulder surgery twice, my left knee needs replacing and my back is ruined. This was their farewell to football and mine too Football was everything to me in my teenage years. My father and grandfather…

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Montreal Moving Day: what happens when a whole city moves house at once?

1 July is Canada Day. But in Quebec, which has twice had referendums on freedom, its when tenancies traditionally intention leading to mayhem on the streets Montreal has a valiant knack for drawback. The wintertimes are merciless, and when summertime…

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Deadliest outbreak of hepatitis A in decades kills 14 in San Diego

Some 264 parties have been hospitalized, approximately 70% of them homeless, in an outbreak that began last November Fourteen parties have died from an eruption of hepatitis A in San Diego, and professionals believe it to be the most severe…

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‘I never realized how black everyone is’: the uneasy truth about America’s homeless

Juan King, friend of Rodney King, whose harsh traumata provoked the 1992 Los Angeles riotings, shares his storey of homelessness African American motorist Rodney King was drummed on the side of the road by four lily-white Los Angeles police officer…

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