Simon Barnes

The rise and fall of mink

Farmed minks live in battery cages, tightly confined

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Food

The ethics of eating octopus

What or who is acceptable as food?

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Why whales sing: it’s a question of culture

Animals are more human than we’d like to admit

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What’s the point of boxing?

It’s an inefficient form of combat with a long history

By Simon Barnes

The might of Maro Itoje

The rugby star shows how sport can unite us

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