Have humans developed natural defenses against suicide?
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Have humans developed natural defenses against suicide?

By Elizabeth CulottaAug. 22, 2019 , 8:00 AM While co-organizing a symposium a few years ago, a distinguished evolutionary psychologist named Nicholas Humphrey sought an expert to explore a mystery dating back to the time of Charles Darwin. “Natural selection will never produce in a being anything injurious to itself,” Darwin wrote in On the… […]

Cheltenham Literature Festival: David Cameron among line-up
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Cheltenham Literature Festival: David Cameron among line-up

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former Prime Minister David Cameron will appear at this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival Former Prime Minister David Cameron is to talk about Brexit and his time in office at the Cheltenham Literature Festival.Mr Cameron will discuss his life, career and perspectives on the EU referendum in the first event… […]

European Union pledges £1.3m to campaign for gender balance in festival lineups
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European Union pledges £1.3m to campaign for gender balance in festival lineups

The European Union has pledged £1.3 million to a UK-based initiative campaigning for gender balance across the international music festival landscape. The money, which stems from the EU Commission’s Creative Europe programme, will fund the Keychange Initiative as it enters its second phase of development. The initiative, founded by the PRS Foundation, previously launched its… […]

EU pledges £1.3m to UK gender balance initiative amid music festival campaign
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EU pledges £1.3m to UK gender balance initiative amid music festival campaign

Festival-goers at Glastonbury (Aaron Chown/PA) The European Union has pledged £1.3 million to a UK gender balance initiative campaigning for equal representation across the international music festival landscape. The money from the EU Commission’s Creative Europe programme will fund the PRS Foundation’s Keychange initiative for the next four years, as it enters its second phase.… […]

Espionage on Display as GCHQ Hosts a Temporary Exhibit
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Espionage on Display as GCHQ Hosts a Temporary Exhibit

At the top of the British electronic intelligence agency is the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), a very public entity whose circular building can easily be found by any inquisitive soul prepared to drive just off the A40 in Cheltenham which is about two hours west of London. But due to the nature of its work… […]

Aston Martin Lagonda review
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Aston Martin Lagonda review

It was at the Lord Mayor’s Show in London in 1977 that I fell in love with the Lagonda. Sat in my Dad’s office as a nine-year old watching the procession, the rows of marching bands and horses literally passed me by. But bringing up the rear was something sensational – the ‘new’ Aston Martin… […]