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03.09.19 | John Hemming

A timely examination of the legacy of the Villas Boas brothers in the Amazon Rainforest.

02.09.19 | Marta Dassù Edoardo Campanella

Boris Johnson has gone for the nuclear option. The prime minister’s request to the Queen to suspend Parliament for up to five weeks frustrates anti-Brexit legislation and sends a clear message to Brussels: the current government is serious about leaving the EU, deal or no deal.

26.07.19 | James Heartfield

One hundred and eighty-six years ago the House of Commons finally agreed to abolish slavery in the West Indies. The decision was a long time coming, and many since have wondered what it meant.

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