Norward Inglis, 1947, EIF
The biggest arts festival in the world came from humble beginnings to lift post-war morale, and blossomed into the full-on arts extravaganza it is today.
Now abandoned, part of Sidoarjo town is entombed in mud metres thick.
The world's largest mud volcano has consumed several villages, but we're no closer to the answer of how and why it began.
The only way isn’t up.
The tricky truth is that change goes in both directions.
Can we mitigate the risks associated with fracking?
From crossing a road to fracking for oil, everything has inherent risks. At best, we can only aim to agree that, on balance, they are contained and justified.
Festival-goers are changing and their expectations of what makes a headline act are becoming more diverse.
Anti-American and anti-corruption stances have given the president of the Philippines broad appeal.
‘Entangled’ beams successfully picked up at Earth.
The 'entangled' light particles spookily interact with each other at huge distances.
Great Get Togethers are being held to mark the anniversary of the Labour MP's death.
To tackle global rising obesity rates, we need to focus on food insecurity.
Calling an election was a risk, as was opting out of the BBC live debate. And the PM may now be having some regrets.
Fiddlesticks, that’s hot!
They can be b****y difficult people but politicians want you to know they give a t**s, even if they sometimes talk b******s.
While this latest storm over intelligence sharing is far from unique, the leaks into the Manchester attack investigation are of a different order.
Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band : is this the best popular music has to offer?
Paul Townsend, flickr
Dubbed the greatest album ever by Rolling Stone, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is turning 50. We asked six experts how it had stood the test of time and found opinions diverged widely.
A new study asked people to imagine how virtual reality could change pornography, with some occasionally bizarre results.
Twentieth Century Fox
Ripley beat the patriarchy and a rampaging xenomorph - but Daniels isn't even given the chance.
Not always a given.
An argument over what will happen to an important EU charter post-Brexit has repercussions for social protections, including the right to health.
Are immigrants anti-immigration?
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It depends on how long they have been in the UK.
The not so friendly skies?
United plane via www.shutterstock.com
Videos of a United passenger being involuntarily dragged off a plane went viral, creating a PR disaster for the company – one that could have easily been avoided.
My Country // Sarah Lee
Scrutinising the output of a national theatre at a time of rising nationalism is a worthwhile activity, but it needs either radical intention or emotional insight.
Legendary is an overused adjective in popular culture, but Berry’s passing is a salutary reminder of what a giant in the field actually looked like.