Alex Rodin

Alex Rodin is a freelance writer, with a special interest in environmental issues

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If you really care about climate change you'll stop eating burgers

If we don’t alter the way we eat and farm, the food industry will cause an environmental disaster

Millions of people use photocopiers everyday

Is it time to call off the hunt for the perfect CV?

Like some Tibetan butterfly, it hangs in the ether of the job-hunter's dreams

The next chapter: A suspected sniper is seized

Ukraine crisis: Snipers that caused chaos during February protests in Kiev were Russian-backed, says minister

Ukrainian authorities have claimed that the deadly sniper shootings that caused chaos during the February protests in Kiev were Russian-backed.

Marvel is rumoured to be pulling its paper editions from shelves in order to focus exclusively on selling digital editions from an online store

Spider-Man... only on the web: If the superhero's adventures go digital, will they have the same magic as the original comics?

They have spent half a century saving the world from the brink of disaster. But now even the likes of Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four may not have the requisite powers to save Marvel Comics from the clutches of the internet and a "catastrophic" abandonment of print.

Pocket style: 10 best men's wallets

Whether you prefer your back pocket streamlined or like all valuables safely in one place, there’s a variety to fit the bill

Hanif Kureishi said creative writing courses are a 'waste of time'

Hanif Kureishi is right. I would rather write in the real world than the pleasant, womb-like embrace of a creative writing course

If you don’t know how to tell a story, read stories. Read better.

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Italian couples fake UK divorce scam on an ‘industrial scale’

Welcome to Maidenhead, the divorce capital of... Italy

A look at the the legal tourists who exploited our liberal dissolution rules
Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid. Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?

Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

A look to the future

It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
The magic of roundabouts

Lords of the rings

Just who are the Roundabout Appreciation Society?
Why do we like making lists?

Notes to self: Why do we like making lists?

Well it was good enough for Ancient Egyptians and Picasso...
Hong Kong protests: A good time to open a new restaurant?

A good time to open a new restaurant in Hong Kong?

As pro-democracy demonstrators hold firm, chef Rowley Leigh, who's in the city to open a new restaurant, says you couldn't hope to meet a nicer bunch
Paris Fashion Week: Karl Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'

Paris Fashion Week

Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'
Bruce Chatwin's Wales: One of the finest one-day walks in Britain

Simon Calder discovers Bruce Chatwin's Wales

One of the finest one-day walks you could hope for - in Britain
10 best children's nightwear

10 best children's nightwear

Make sure the kids stay cosy on cooler autumn nights in this selection of pjs, onesies and nighties
Manchester City vs Roma: Five things we learnt from City’s draw at the Etihad

Manchester City vs Roma

Five things we learnt from City’s Champions League draw at the Etihad