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  • Music

    Matt Healy: "Conflicted sexuality is something loads of people go through”

    The lead singer from The 1975 is back from the brink and feeling fine

    Posted by
    Peter Robinson
    Published
  • Boxer illustration
    Sport

    "I prayed every day that he'd live": What it's really like to kill in the ring

    When tragedy strikes, what impact does it have on the men who deliver the fatal blow?

    Posted by
    Elliot Worsell
    Published
  • The art of bouncing back (according to men who returned from the brink of disaster)
    Opinion

    The art of bouncing back (according to men who returned from the brink of disaster)

    It's not just for Alan Partridge you know

    Posted by
    Matt Blake
    Published
  • Can apps help men to stop self harming?
    News

    Can apps really help prevent self-harm?

    According to their creators, mental health apps can help sufferers resist the urge to self harm. But do they really work and is it being used responsibly?

    Posted by
    Kyle MacNeill
    Published
  • Is it time to put a muzzle on trash talk?
    Sport

    Is it time to put a muzzle on trash-talk?

    UFC 229 was always going to be huge - but it’s become notorious in ways which could harm MMA and change the way we view ‘trash talk’

    Posted by
    Elena Cresci
    Published
  • Predicting who will win The Apprentice based on the candidates’ social media 1
    TV

    Who will win 'The Apprentice' based on the candidates’ social media

    We scoured the hopefuls' LinkedIn posts to predict where Lord Sugar's firing finger will land first

    Posted by
    Tristan Cross
    Published
  • Brockhampton football
    Music

    Brockhampton, the boyband championing a new masculinity

    "We want our fans to know how to be a better man"

    Posted by
    Chris Mandle
    Published
  • What Australian biker gangs, Kalahari tribesmen and Greek strongmen have taught me about being a man 11
    Opinion

    What Australian biker gangs, Kalahari tribesmen and Greek strongmen taught me about being a man

    Documentary maker Simon Reeve discusses what he’s learned about masculinity from the planet’s most remote and radical male cultures

    Posted by
    Chris Sayer
    Published
  • We spent an afternoon in Ibiza with Idris Elba 4
    Entertainment

    "There’s a misconception that I’m from the tortured streets": A sunny afternoon with Idris Elba

    Stopping to smell the flowers with Hollywood’s most in-demand man

    Posted by
    Andrew Dickens
    Published
  • What's it like when your mental health means you can't leave the house for months?
    News

    What is it like when your mental health means you can't leave the house?

    "I would have starved to death rather than go outside”

    Posted by
    Mark Brown
    Published