The Guardian

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How Uber Conquered London

There are 1.7 million active Uber riders in London, about half the daily ridership of the Tube. Three years ago, there were 5,000.

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Offshore in Central London

Why has a prestigious address been used so many times as a center for elaborate international fraud?

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“The Shame Sticks to You Like Tar”

A conversation with Monica Lewinsky about bullying, humiliation, and resurrection.

Previously: Jon Ronson on the Longform Podcast and "Shame and Survival," Lewinsky's 2014 essay for Vanity Fair.
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The Sugar Conspiracy

Fat doesn’t make us fat. So why has science led us to believe otherwise?

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How My Hoarder Landlady Ruined My Life

Two floors of a building in prime Brooklyn for $1000 a month seemed too good to be true. It was.

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The Day My Partner Drowned

She believed she had survived the worst time of her life. But there was more to come.

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Death By Gentrification: The Killing That Shamed San Francisco

Alex Nieto died because a series of white men saw him as a menacing intruder in the place he’d spent his whole life.

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Welcome to the Land That No Country Wants

On a small section of land wedged between Egypt and Sudan called Bir Tawil and the American who tried to claim it for himself.

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Why Did Two Parents Murder Their Adopted Child?

Asunta Fong Yang was adopted as a baby by a wealthy Spanish couple. Aged 12, she was found dead beside a country road. Not long after, her mother and father were arrested.

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Death of a Troll

The story behind an online gamer’s suicide.

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