Chinese Women Once Had to Point Out Their Medical Troubles on Ivory Dolls Often when a woman saw a doctor in 18th-century China, she wasn’t allowed to actually see him. Instead, she sat behind a curtain or bamboo screen, where she had to map out her pain on a body that wasn’t her own. Her …

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The Female Archaeologists of the Scottish Orkneys Were Hiding in Plain Sight At first glance, many viewers figured that an old photo of archaeological work being done at the Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae, in Scotland’s remote Orkney Islands, showed exactly that—onlookers hanging around to catch a peek. Nope. It turns out that, beyond the …

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While my hope would be for a Labour majority, I believe that the changes Britain desperately needs will only come about by building a consensus across political boundaries. That means being willing to work with the SNP, Plaid Cymru, the Lib Dems, the Greens and others.

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One thing is for certain. Whatever happens, the Conservative Party is finished. Brexit was supposed to unite them, but instead it tore them apart, with little prospect of peace between the factions. They squandered their majority, now they’ve shredded their supposed competence.

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I glanced at BBC News last night before bedtime. That was a mistake. Time to cut this Gordian Knot. Revoke Article 50, then call a General Election. Yes, Leave voters will seethe, but we need to start over, this time with all the facts and everyone involved. #brexit.

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