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When the cows come home

While most of the world is migrating to cities, growing numbers of metropolitan Italians are taking up farming. Robyn Eckhardt meets those seeking the good life in Piedmont

Treasure-hunting in the desert

The Sahara’s rock art is astonishing – and endangered. Ferdinand Saumarez Smith went to Chad to help preserve humanity’s ancient history

High-pressure parenting

We invest far more time and money in raising our children than our parents did. Ryan Avent wonders whether we’re doing it in their best interests – or in ours

Scents and sensuality

India once had, and has now lost, the greatest olfactory culture the world has ever known. William Dalrymple sniffs out the perfumiers trying to revive it

High hopes in the Andes

Can science help an Argentine heiress produce a New World wine as complex as a Bordeaux? Dan Rosenheck visits the vineyards and laboratories of Catena Zapata

The real Spectre

The ’Ndrangheta is the least heralded of Italy’s three great mafias. But, as John Hooper reports, it’s by far the most successful internationally

What’s wrong with infidelity?

Americans are increasingly intolerant of adultery, but Esther Perel believes they should take a more European attitude. Emily Bobrow met the country’s most celebrated – and controversial – relationship guru

Bringing up babel

Four-year-old Henry sometimes speaks English like a Dane. But Robert Lane Greene, his father, is convinced that there are cognitive benefits to raising bilingual children

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