Man who had transplant finds out months later his DNA has changed to that of donor 5,000 miles away Man who had transplant finds out months later his DNA has changed to that of donor 5,000 miles away

Chris Long's sheriff's office colleagues have been using him as a human guinea pig, writes Heather Murphy

yesterday, 11:28
'Now I have to check your hymen': the shocking persistence of virginity tests 'Now I have to check your hymen': the shocking persistence of virginity tests

In the US, it is still perfectly legal to doctors to perform ‘hymen checks’ as proof of virginityMichelle Northcote doesn’t remember her paediatrician’s face, but she does remember the ceiling in his office. It was covered with large tiles probably made of foam or cork-board. Each tile was large and rectangular, an off-white color flecked with grey.From the age of six to 13, Northcote...

yesterday, 11:45
From avocados to Instagram: the decade in food From avocados to Instagram: the decade in food

The 2010s brought seismic change to the UK’s culinary landscape says critic and restaurateur Tim HaywardTalking about the British food renaissance is easy for those of us in the industry. Depending on your point of view, it either kicks off with the publication of in 1984, which gave us a name, or the first TV series fronted by Jamie Oliver and in 1999, which gave us our most significant...

yesterday, 11:00
Crossword blog: the New Yorker's cryptic puzzles Crossword blog: the New Yorker's cryptic puzzles

The New Yorker has retrieved from its archives some puzzles from its cryptic series. What do you think of them?Last year, that the New Yorker had begun , which has since gone twice-weekly. I feigned annoyance that the puzzles weren’t cryptic; they are, in fact a challenging and literate take on , which often misleads in a way that’s not a million miles from our own crosswords.The New Yorker...

yesterday, 12:38
World's first human composting site to open World's first human composting site to open

Process saves metric ton of CO2 while using up an eighth of energy devoted to cremation, firm behind funeral home says

yesterday, 14:26
‘Someone royally forked up’: how The Good Place turned hellish ‘Someone royally forked up’: how The Good Place turned hellish

The philosophical comedy is now so complicated that watching it feels more like homework rather than a hobbyFew sitcoms can effortlessly blend silly jokes with conversations about the time-space continuum and the purpose of life, but when it debuted in 2016, The Good Place was out of this world. After Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) was killed by a truck advertising erectile-dysfunction...

yesterday, 14:59
Phoebe Waller-Bridge: I was not hired for Bond because of my gender Phoebe Waller-Bridge: I was not hired for Bond because of my gender

Fleabag creator says she was never told 007 script role was to help with female charactersPhoebe Waller-Bridge will be only the second woman ever credited on a Bond movie script but she has insisted gender was not the reason she was hired.The Fleabag creator said it was “mad” and “exciting” to work on , in which Daniel Craig will play 007 for the final time. But there was never a...

yesterday, 14:51
Golden Globes 2020 nominations: 7 talking points, from Robert De Niro's snub to a lack of Cats Golden Globes 2020 nominations: 7 talking points, from Robert De Niro's snub to a lack of Cats

Find out which films and TV shows will battle it out for trophies in January

yesterday, 15:38
Golden Globes nominations 2020: The complete list of contenders Golden Globes nominations 2020: The complete list of contenders

Every film and television show in the running for trophies at the ceremony in January

yesterday, 16:25