Stefano Hatfield

Stefano Hatfield is editor-in-chief of high50.com

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Supporters in favour of same-sex marriage pose for a photograph as thousands gather in Dublin Castle

The lessons we can learn from Ireland's gay marriage referendum

Morality and religion have been confused for far too long

Rebecca Roache said she 'didn't want to be friends with conservatives' after David Cameron became Prime Minister again

Cameron needs to show leadership and vision

Take Nicola Sturgeon and her cohort of MPs seriously, and work to honour her own mandate

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband (R) and Boris Johnson, mayor of London, talk on the Andrew Marr show in London April 26

General Election 2015: It's time we forgot what school we all went to

Do we really wish that our leaders had gone to 'lesser' universities than Oxbridge, or were less well-educated?

It’s all in the detail; Ed Miliband with ‘Britain Can Be Better’ (AFP/Getty)

General Election 2015: Parties must remember the 50-plus vote

The election with the most intriguing potential outcome has seen the dullest campaigning

Personal abuse is not the way to fight an election

There is a growing despair at the knockabout mediocrity of what passes for political debate these days, and neither party is helping

Vital ingredient: Julianne Moore in 'Still Alice'

The focus of this election must be the NHS

It is fiscally inconceivable for the cost to the public purse to carry on soaring at this rate

Rachel Reeves is the shadow Work and Pensions Secretary

What are we voting for? No one knows

It’s been a depressing campaign thus far: two kitchens, three terms and zero debates

German taxi drivers blocked roads in Berlin in protest against companies such as Uber, which are not bound by the same rules

When is an employee not an employee?

Secure jobs are in short supply in this post-crash economy, as companies like Uber and Lyft know too well

Katarina Johnson-Thompson celebrates her heptathlon victory

#ThisGirlCan: I’ve never believed in positive discrimination before, but Katarina Johnson-Thompson has helped change my mind

Some things will not change unless those who can effect change go out of their way to help

August 1923: Immigrants in a dining hall on Ellis Island, New York.

This election demonises the weakest

Someone has to rescue us from the complete madness of the immigration red herring being the major issue in this election

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One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
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Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
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Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
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One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine
Letterman's final Late Show: Laughter, but no tears, as David takes his bow after 33 years

Laughter, but no tears, as Letterman takes his bow after 33 years

Veteran talkshow host steps down to plaudits from four presidents
Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

Singer joins Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit in celebration of the best in British and Irish music
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Join the tequila gold rush

The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product
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