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Tickets for the 2016 festival weekend at the Barbican, on 22 and 23 October, are now available at early-bird rates. See our tickets page for more information.
Why are we still listening to the 1916 Secret Seven?, Ruth Dudley Edwards
Rise of the new geeks: how the outsiders won , Andrew Harrison
The Value of Autonomy and Autonomy of the Will, Stephen Darwall
Would you be happier living in a greener urban area?, Mathew P. White
Medical blunders cost NHS billions, Robert Mendick, Laura Donnelly and Ashley Kirk
Tired of the blockbuster exhibition? Join the queue , Philip Johnston
Should we step up online censorship?, Andrea Leadsom and Padraig Reidy
Football and big money: the root of all entertainment, Shingi Mararike
On the threat to vapers and vaping in Sweden, Atakan Befrits
The biggest threat to comedy to self censorship, Tom Slater