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Fox News after O’Reilly
Fox News’s star presenter and biggest moneymaker Bill O’Reilly has been forced off the network that made him famous following allegations of sexual harassment.
EU: cold Turkey?
Has Turkey turned its back on Europe? We assess whether this week’s referendum leaves its bid to join the EU dead in the water.
Reaching for the ’burbs
In 2008, France launched the Greater Paris project in hopes of linking the city centre with the suburbs. But the monumental task of creating transportation that pleases all has come up against criticism.
On Design 37: Who was Josef Frank?
Stockholm’s design chops are much touted but one practitioner from Austria helped shape the scene more than most locals. Josh Fehnert explores the legacy of the late Josef Frank.
Explainer 61: If Theresa May wins the election, will she win big?
The UK prime minister’s decision to hold a general election in June makes political sense. However, if she wins but her victory is not as impressive as she hopes, will it all have been worth it?
Bianca Bosker left her career as a journalist and taught herself to be a top wine expert. She tells us what we don’t know about the subculture of the most passionate wine-lovers.
April film review
Ben Rylan and film critics Karen Krizanovich and Tim Robey discuss four of April’s cinema releases: ‘Lady Macbeth’, ‘The Handmaiden’, ‘Tommy’s Honour’ and ‘Their Finest’.
This week we meet Ben Saunders, one of the world’s most famous polar explorers. In 2004, he became the youngest person to ski solo to the North Pole and a decade later he completed the longest human-powered polar expedition in history: a 1,800-mile return journey to the South Pole on foot. Saunders is also the founding editor and publisher of ‘Avaunt Magazine’, a brand ambassador and a public speaker. He shares the most exhilarating moments of his career, why the less glamorous side of exploring involves spreadsheets and all the many lessons he’s learnt.
Explainer 60: What Donald Trump means for Congo
Congo’s presidential election was supposed to happen last year as Joseph Kabila’s second five-year term came to an end – but he doesn’t want to stand down. Under President Obama the US took a leading role in putting pressure on Kabila to step aside. But what happens now?