Add this topic to your myFT Digest for news straight to your inbox
In the end, faith as comfort and community are more compelling than entertainment
Longer lifespans mean the ‘sandwich generation’ has company in the middle
Boris Johnson grew resentful at being treated as a figure of fun by Theresa May
As if in a modern morality tale, without WiFi we began to have real conversations
Does the way you dress say something about the rigour that you bring to your work?
The on-demand economy and 24-hour news cycle are bad for mental health
FT writers and guests select their must-read titles
Leaders must take plunges, but it is good to have anxious types on hand
One way to rebalance the economy is to allow the capital to sink a little
The royal wedding and Brexit both show the advantages of hedging your bets
‘While we are cosmopolitan to plants, we also wish to protect our own’
If we are going to live longer, we had better think of multiple careers
The ability to give and to receive criticism is a fine thing — are we in danger of losing it?
Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle breath new life into the monarchy?
The Today Programme editor on the art of ego-management
‘The question I ask myself is how does it sound to our daughters?’
The editor thinks many abroad long for the voice of Britain, delivered via the internet