Richard Brooks accompanies the Turner Prize-winning artist around his new show and explores his troubled pre-therapy youth

Original typscript reveals an insecure man racked by self-doubt

As their birth rate plunges, EU countries are failing to confront reality

Kanye West was mocked for rediscovering faith, but he has genuine concerns about the modern world he helped fashion

George Orwell pursued women with enthusiasm and varying degrees of success

One of Britain’s most celebrated views will soon be dramatically changed

Growing up in the Eighties was a story of aspiration — and anxiety

The conservative debate over nationhood is one of the most consequential in years

Egypt’s ancient Christian people remain second-class citizens despite President Sisi’s pledge to protect them

When eco-warriors talk of population control, they mean the world would be better off with fewer poor black people