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Mark Coles profiles Labour's shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn.
John Mullan of UCL looks at the life and work of Booker Prize-winning novelist Ian McEwan.
Edward Stourton profiles Labour leadership contender, Owen Smith.
Grant Ferrett looks at the life of South African President Thabo Mbeki.
Chris Bowlby profiles the British-educated Chinese property billionaire Zhang Xin.