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Harry Lawtey: "Sometimes it’s a little... unsavoury"

The first days of your graduate scheme might be a distant memory. But new HBO series Industry should bring them back into focus. Lydia Winter meets the series’ leading man Harry Lawtey

“I’d never want to preach." Ben Hardy on acting, allyship and activism

With roles in Bohemian Rhapsody and X Men, Ben Hardy is one of Britain's brightest young actors. He speaks about the allure of fame and sharing his Instagram with Black Lives Matter

"When you spend that long in salt water, your tongue starts to disintegrate."

Last year, Ross Edgley became the first person in history to swim around the entire coastline of Great Britain. He looks back on a remarkable achievement

Taking the plunge: free diving in the Caribbean

Free diving in the waters surrounding Petit St Vincent is a breathtaking experience in more ways than one. Not only does it offer an insight into the bright and beautiful sights of the sea, but we get a lesson in ocean conservation, too

Idris Elba on directing, life as a DJ, and London's gentrification

Idris Elba is Hollywood's next biggest star to become a director. He talks Hackney roots, early years as a DJ, and London's gentrification