Weekend long reads

Read about the workplace mental health crisis, reinventing yourself at 60, Russia’s perspective on Chernobyl, living in a vegan house, Croatia as a foodie destination, the ‘happy music’ of Nile Rodgers, a high-tech rerun of the Industrial Revolution — and much more

Stress is costing businesses and claiming lives, so why do employees feel unsafe asking for help?

From work to dating, the life of an ‘aged adolescent’ is neither slow nor predictable

As nationalists rail against the HBO series, a deadly legacy persists in Ukraine’s disaster zone

Buying products that fit a cruelty-free lifestyle requires careful thought and moral integrity

A new generation of chefs, winemakers and food producers are reviving the country’s rich gastronomic heritage

The Chic founder on his hits, his origins and why dance music is at the heart of his Meltdown festival

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Well-argued book ‘The Technology Trap’ raises alarms about the impact of change

Separatists from Spain’s minority nations have undergone a role reversal in recent years

Maximum immersive drama achieved with minimal means unfolds in room after room

Jane Owen’s garden dispatch describes her attempts at irrigation and topiary

Sustainable clothes, clever collaborations and high principles — how the fashion label hit on the winning formula

Winners of the forward-looking craft prize can command high prices

The remote Californian retreat is among conspiracy theorists’ ‘greatest hits’

The environmentalist and jeweller’s minimalist interiors reflect a break from the past

Harry Handelsman hopes to create a ‘vertical community’ in a £300m east London tower

The singer-songwriter talks about mental health and writing music with a new inner peace

Top policymakers look back on lessons learnt and mistakes made during 2008 meltdown

From fashion to flowers — how to have an ethical ceremony

Foreign-owned start-ups are driving an African tech revolution — and prompting old fears of exploitation

How colleagues, critics and Tory members view the man most likely to enter Downing Street