Not just a Mediterranean state of mind

A spectre is haunting Europe, the spectre of spending cuts. Jack Brinded has more.
Playboy covers up. Illustration: Dougie Dodds for Concrete

Playboy’s cover up: an unsatisfactory victory

It’s been heralded by some as a victory for feminism: the announcement that Playboy will no longer be featuring pictures of fully nude women....

Is Miliband really shifting to the left that much?

Elliot Wengler writes on Ed Miliband's party conference speech.
Donald Trump. Photo: Flickr, Gage Skidmore

Don’t panic, Trump in the White House may be good for the UK

In the words of Eric Idle, ‘always look on the bright side of life’, I intend to make Trump’s impending arrival at the oval...
messy bed by hannah on flickr

Bad sex? Your ex? What to do next? Comment’s Agony Aunts have you covered

  My boyfriend only lasts 5 minutes every time we have sex. How can I get him to slow it down? "I am really sorry, but...
Duncan Palmer

Black History Month

Wandsworth Council’s renaming of Black History Month, a tradition that’s over 30 years old, to Diversity Month has unsurprisingly prompted no shortage of responses,...