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Food for Thought - 2019 Archive
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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia sentences five to death over killing of journalist
Borzou Daragahi

Trump impeachment: Democrats renew demand for witnesses at trial as Ukraine scandal deepens
Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Turkey can't handle a fresh wave of Syrian migrants, Erdogan warns
Helena DeMoura, Jonny Hallam and Ben Westcott

Germany Argues Over Migrant Children on Greek Islands
The Associated Press

Russia Is a Mess. Why Is Putin Such a Formidable Adversary?
Andrew Higgins

Boris Johnson urged to overhaul flood defence funding or risk ‘catastrophe’
Josh Halliday and Helen Pidd

Home Office gives man asylum after accepting people can be gay and single
Helen Pidd

Don’t glaze over. This statistic holds the key to UK prosperity
Hetan Shah

Indian government shut off the Internet over a 100 times in 2019 — and China is lovin' it
Prabhjote Gill

Two in three voters want Boris Johnson's government to ban zero-hours contracts, poll finds
Benjamin Kentish

Brexit: Government doubles the number of fast-track visas for scientists
Eleanor Busby

Scientists harness AI to reverse ageing in billion-dollar industry
Amelia Hill

Amid defeat, remember – the left is more than Labour
Gary Younge

Home Office ‘ignoring offers to give homes to child refugees’
Mark Townsend

Australian bushfires: death toll rises as fires sweep across South Australia and NSW
Naaman Zhou

Trump Has Been Impeached. Republicans Are Following Him Down.
The Editorial Board - New Tork Times

Boris Johnson leads Tories to historic general election win
Heather Stewart and Rowena Mason

Scientists: Earth’s tipping points mean ‘planetary emergency’
Laureen Fagan

Greece: New Democracy pushes a tougher agenda on refugees
Elvira Krithari

Migration v climate: Europe's new political divide
Shaun Walker

Venice rejects autonomous rule with poll turnout of just 21%
Angela Giuffrida

Labour’s ‘red wall’ is looking shaky. But the problems started decades ago
John Harris

Clive James and Jonathan Miller had confidence in the wits of their viewers
John Mullan

The rise of EduTube: how social media influencers are shaping universities
Chris Stokel-Walker

COP25: youth ‘leadership’ contrasts with government inaction, says UN chief
Fiona Harvey

With Brutal Crackdown, Iran Is Convulsed by Worst Unrest in 40 Years
Farnaz Fassihi and Rick Gladstone

China brings in mandatory facial recognition for mobile phone users
Lily Kuo

'I'm in touch with nature': the care homes connecting residents with the outdoors
Matthew Jenkin

In search of secrets and broader truths along the Bosphorus Strait
Borzou Daragahi

How the right’s radical thinktanks reshaped the Conservative party
Felicity Lawrence, Rob Evans, David Pegg, Caelainn Barr and Pamela Duncan

Tougher sentences won’t stop another London Bridge attack, but probation reforms and more police might
Robert Verkaik

Why have British universities stayed silent on the assault on academic freedom in Hong Kong?
Brian McGleenon

David Attenborough brands Boris Johnson ‘shameful’ for skipping climate change TV debate
Rob Merrick

Albania Earthquake Kills at Least 23
Elian Peltier, Iliana Magra and Daniel Victor

Is DR Congo on the brink?
Fidelis Mbah

Secret papers reveal workings of China's Xinjiang detention camps
Al Jazeera

‘Fire magicians’ and medieval weaponry: a Hong Kong university under siege
Kate O’Donnell-Lamb, Jessie Pang and Tom Lasseter

Donald Trump has dragged America's global reputation to an all-time low
Simon Tisdall

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
Associated Press

Trump impeachment inquiry deepens with week 2 of public hearings
Al Jazeera

$1 a week: the bitter poverty of child sugarcane workers in Zimbabwe
Nyasha Chingono

‘Largest maternity scandal in NHS history’: Dozens of mothers and babies died on wards of hospital trust, leaked report reveals
Shaun Lintern

NHS chiefs warn Johnson’s visa scheme will do nothing to stop post-Brexit staffing crisis
Shaun Lintern

Prince Andrew interview is a PR nightmare and a national joke
Kate Maltby

India Says Law Allows State to Snoop in WhatsApp
Archana Chaudhary

A Coup in Bolivia, Yet Again
Thomas Field

US settlement announcement prompts Israeli calls for takeover
Oliver Holmes

China’s relationships with Greece and Italy are deepening – EU is reaping exactly what it sowed
Dimitrios Syrrakos

Russian internet giant grants veto powers to Kremlin-linked body
Andrew Roth

Jeremy Corbyn's broadband plan: how it differs from Australia's NBN, the 'blunder down under'
Josh Taylor

UK already issuing passports with words ‘European Union’ removed despite Brexit delay
Chiara Giordano

Erdogan should seize the chance for change in Turkey
Soner Cagaptay

Tory MP says joining in EU elections would be ‘existential threat’ to party
Aamna Mohdin

Mother of girl with epilepsy has supply of medical cannabis confiscated
Mattha Busby

‘I’m so scared’: man who fled DRC for UK as child to be deported
Diane Taylor

A shambles on which the sun never sets: how the world sees Brexit
Jon Henley and others

Footage of Italian boy who stood up to fascists goes viral
Lorenzo Tondo

EU worries about recession risks in Italy, German slowdown
Francesco Guarascio

Last time CO2 levels were this high, there were trees at the South Pole
Damian Carrington

Zimbabwe's £118,000 outlay on judges' wigs met with fury
Nyasha Chingono

Nigerians ordering pizza in from London on British Airways, agriculture minister says
Toyin Owoseje

Google's UK staff paid package of £226,000 on average in 2018
Mark Sweney

Google scraps AI ethics council after backlash: 'Back to the drawing board'
Sam Levin

UK putting trade with China above security and human rights abuses
Kim Sengupta

Petitions and jokes will not halt this march into Brexit calamity
John Harris

Nearly one in seven Britons could live alone by 2039, study shows
Amelia Hill

Drug trips, not broken hips: let later life be the age of irresponsibility
Sonia Sodha

The sixth sense: can humans detect the Earth’s magnetic field?
Robin McKie

Cats know their names — whether they care is another matter
Colin Barras

The tyrant who advocated for the poor: how Fidel Castro’s life and rule is a political paradox
Mick O'Hare

'It's our time to rise up': youth climate strikes held in 100 countries
Sandra Laville and Matthew Taylor and Daniel Hurst

Trump Hits the Wall
Gail Collins