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Food for Thought - 2018 Archive
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'Yemenis are left so poor they kill themselves before the hunger does'
Marwan Al-Sabri, Ali Al-Makhaathi and Hadil Al-Senwi








































Man to be removed from UK so ill Home Office will send four medics on flight
Diane Taylor

Soil tests around Grenfell Tower reveal 'huge concentrations' of toxins
Press Association

Jamal Khashoggi’s long road to the doors of the Saudi Consulate
David Ignatius

Spotify music aand Netflix films could be blocked for UK citizens on holiday after no-deal Brexit, Government admits
Andrew Griffin

Santorini to target overweight tourists with donkey weight limit
Helena Smith

Poorest families to lose out on £210 a year owing to benefits cap
Heather Stewart and Richard Partington

The Soyuz launch failure exposes the total collapse of Russia's space empire
Mansur Mirovalev

Fish and chips but no passport: Windrush victim returns to UK
Aamna Mohdin

Exploitation on the internet? The morality of watching death online
Kieran Dahl

Citizenship? Permanent Residence? - Brits in France fret over Brexit
Reuters

World in mental health crisis of 'monumental suffering', say experts
Sarah Boseley

UK business cannot plan for Brexit disruption because of government secrecy, says
chief auditor
Rob Merrick

Shoebox Britain: how shrinking homes are affecting our health and happiness
Simon Usborne

Huge risk if global warming exceeds 1.5C, warns landmark UN report
Jonathan Watts

UK dropped objection to death penalty for Isis suspects 'to appease US'
Owen Bowcott

Indian schoolgirls beaten for resisting boys' sexual advances
Manoj Chaurasia and Michael Safi

Brazil's far-right Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential election
Bard Wilkinson, Taylor Barnes and Marcia Reverdosa

UK high court blocks mass privacy action against Google
Press Association

When it comes to military intelligence,'bungling' Russia and 'sophisticated' China may have more in common than you think
Ben Chu

German far-right party draws backing from small group of Jews
Hakan Ersen

BBC was not impartial during Brexit referendum, ITV's Robert Peston says
Peter Stubley

Conservatives are now party of 'far-right ideology and intolerance' says leader of Tory MEPs under David Cameron
Jon Stone

How Banksy’s latest stunt plays into the history of destruction in avant-garde art
Sebastian Smee

The Indian Government’s Astonishing Hunger for Citizen Data
Rahul Batia

Cataclysm of Brexit 'could lead to Welsh independence'
Steven Morris

Expect article 50 to be rescinded – and Labour to pick up the pieces
Luke Cooper

Which cities will sink into the sea first? Maybe not the ones you expect
Mark Miodownik

Jeremy Hunt rebuked by Latvian ambassador for likening EU membership to Soviet occupation
Jon Stone

Philip Hammond defies Theresa May by vowing MPs will see analysis of no-deal Brexit damage before votes
Rob Merrick

Macedonia leader vows to press on with name change despite referendum failure
Ivana Sekularac, Kole Casule

Police super-database prompts Liberty warning on privacy
Vikram Dodd

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against far-right Bolsonaro
David Child & Joao Pedro Soares

We can’t halt the spread of hate unless we get tough with technology giants
Nick Cohen

'We are scared, but we have Jesus': China and its war on Christianity
Benjamin Haas

FGM cutters 'being flown into UK to mutilate girls to order', survivor warns
Lizzie Dearden

How would Gandhi’s celibacy tests with naked women be seen today?
Ian Jack

Can robots transform Chinese architecture?
CNN

Prehistoric art hints at lost Indian civilisation
Mayuresh Konnur

What to expect from Erdogan's Germany visit?
Umut Uras

Trump is risking more than a war of words with Iran
Simon Tisdall

While economic growth continues we’ll never kick our fossil fuels habit
George Monbiot

The Brazilian group scanning WhatsApp for disinformation in run-up to elections
Anna Jean Kaiser

Ending free movement for low-skilled European workers is economically dangerous – here's why
Ben Chu

Race identity policy is irrelevant to ‘new South Africans’
Amanuel Isak Tewolde

In the West Bank, some are unsure about whether Trump is a friend to Israel or not
Robert Fisk
















Hundreds of migrants stranded at sea amid standoff between Italy and Malta
The Local Italy

Over tourism and pollution real threats for Greece
GCT Team

Inequality breeds stress and anxiety. No wonder so many Britons are suffering
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

Don’t let data protection undermine journalism
Paul Chadwick

Brexit is unnecessary. We have a plan to build a modern Britain
Will Hutton and Andrew Adonis

Brexit Britain is an island nation, but it’s never been alone
Will Hutton and Andrew Adonis

The case for a second Brexit referendum
Andreas Whittam Smith

The Taliban's legacy in Afghanistan has plundered women's basic human rights
Barin Sultani Haymon

Asylum seekers unlawfully held in removal centres for months despite courts ruling they can be released, lawyers warn
May Bulman

Liberal democracy is in crisis. But ... do we know what it is?
Helena Rosenblatt

The Mediterranean diet is in retreat even in Italy. What now for the foodies’ ideal?
Louise Gray

Browsing porn in incognito mode isn't nearly as private as you think
Dylan Curran

Yuval Noah Harari: Brexit will not halt drive to 'human unification'
Dan Roberts

Germany to roll out mass holding centres for asylum seekers
Philip Oltermann

If you want to know how much Google and Facebook are worth to you, try thinking about how much money it would take for you to stop using them
Ben Chu

Neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow: ‘Consciousness is a really funny word’
Emine Saner

Adult brains structured differently depending on status in society, study suggests
Josh Gabbatiss

We could live inside a multiverse which is full of alien life, new study suggests
Andrew Griffin

Two centuries on, Karl Marx feels more revolutionary than ever
Stuart Jefferies

Descendant of last survivor of final slave ship to travel from Africa to US tells of pride as forefather's story is published – 87 years after it was written
Adam Lusher

Why replacing politicians with experts is a reckless idea
David Runciman

It's official: the Brexiter v remainer battle will never, ever end
Andrew Brown

The ruins I saw in Syria stand as a rebuke to western inaction
Diana Darke


I’ve seen inside the digital propaganda machine. And it’s dark in there
Emma Briant

Hans Asperger, National Socialism, and “race hygiene” in Nazi-era Vienna
Herwig Czech (full article in Molecular Autism )

Segregating pupils with special educational needs leaves us all poorer
John Harris

As Theresa May gears up for war in Syria, we should remember what hypocrites we are about chemical warfare in the Middle East
Robert Fisk


Our new European party can unite Britain’s feuding remainers and leavers
Yanis Varoufakis and Benoît Hamon

Man living in UK for 56 years loses job over immigration papers
Amelia Gentleman


Erdogan to the EU: “Let Turkey be a full member”
Maurizio Molinari

Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you
Dylan Curran

The Cambridge Analytica exposé shows the UK needs better data protection
Liam Byrne

How Saudi artists are capturing the spirit of a kingdom in the process of radical reform
David Lister

The tyranny of algorithms is part of our lives: soon they could rate everything we do
John Harris

No hugging: are we living through a crisis of touch?
Paula Cocozza