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The unexpected side of Madrid

Saint blogger Sarah Dickins begins her new life in Madrid - and not everything is as expected

Illustrations – Issue 185

A selection of illustrations depicting stories from Issue 185

Hamish McHamish: “He started out as just this little cat and became a legend”

Hamish McHamish, St Andrews’ beloved feline friend passed away last Thursday in the arms of his owner. He was struck down by a lung infection at the age of 15. “Peacefully, and with his Mum Marianne by his side, Hamish passed away this morning”, a post on his Facebook page said. “In the end, the chest infection that he...

A torrent of truth: Hack Attack review

“How the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch” is how Nick Davies subtitled Hack Attack, his account of the News of the World phone hacking scandal, although it never quite does. It catches up with plenty of other peo- ple, however, making for a fascinating expose of corruption, conspiracy and intrigue in the highest echelons of power. Davies was the...

Letter to the editor: University responds to mental health articles

In response to ‘Student mistakenly expelled due to University mental health policy‘ by Laura Abernethy (6 March 2014) and 'Mental health – we must speak out' (Editorial, 6 March 2014). Sir, On Thursday last week you published two seriously misleading and unbalanced items about the way the University handles mental health issues among students. The University welcomes constructive debate and will always respond...