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The lunatic express

When he took the Nairobi-Mombasa train, Daniel Knowles saw a side of Kenya that is disappearing – which, in some ways, is just as well

The wolf at the door

Wolves are breeding rapidly across Europe. In central Greece, Adam Nicolson finds shepherds and conservationists at odds over how to deal with their incursions

Minds turned to ash

Is burnout simply the result of working too hard? Josh Cohen argues that the root of the problem lies deeper than that

One tiny leap

It may seem minuscule, but a row over a missing second could cause chaos in financial markets and deprive Britain of its position at the centre of the world’s time. Tom Whipple investigates

Knowing Boris

Is Boris Johnson – the face of the campaign to leave the European Union – Britain’s most authentic politician or an actor playing the part? Jeremy Cliffe reckons he’s a bit of both

The long and winding road

Mid-life crises don’t always arrive in the shape of a sports car. Tom Vanderbilt’s involved untold hours in the saddle and some very expensive cycling jerseys

On the front line of conservation

The battle between the competing demands of nature and history is being played out on Orford Ness, a remote spit of land on Britain’s eastern coastline. Martin Fletcher met the protagonists

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