Joe Glenton How do we know it’s poppy season again? The rage of war-hungry gammons

Every year, all we get is manufactured outrage from the poppygeddon cheerleaders. The British Transport Police’s blandly sensible decision to disallow poppies on their cars should be wholly uncontroversial. What employer lets employees stick images onto work vehicles?

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Ben Chu Celebrities advocating cancer testing isn't always a good thing

It shows how our media’s obsession with eye-catching personal testimony, rather than empirical data, leads us astray. It’s also an example of the foolishness of looking to uninformed celebrities for health advice

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Josh Hardie The UK must agree a common rulebook with the EU

Without automatic two-way recognition thousands of firms will have to go through multiple sets of tests to sell in both the UK and the EU – when right now they only need to do so once

Annie Lennox This is why we should all be ‘global feminists’

Feminism needs to be understood and appreciated, not only in the west, but where women’s needs are greatest – in places and countries where women and girls are not even near the lowest rung of the human rights ladder

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