Contributors / Alexis Self

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Heard the one about...?

In the age of media training and social-media outrage, humour has seemingly taken a back seat. But are people in positions of power and prestige really as po-faced as we expect them to be in public? We think not. And to…

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Under the umbrella

As cultural industries faltered in a time of pandemic, two entrepreneurs identified an opportunity. With their new holding company, Cultureworks, they plan to offer a new global platform for creativity – and reshape the…

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World in reach

Our annual survey of the nations that have mastered the gentle art of making friends and influencing people.

Global

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Flake news

Baker Ciro Scognamillo has created a new classic Neapolitan cake, the ‘fiocco di neve’. We take a bite.

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