A man holds a giant pencil as tribute in a solidarity march for Charlie Hebdo victims
France was left reeling by the attacks of January 2015 and things only got worse as the year unfolded – so why the political inertia?
Décimée par l'attaque du 7 janvier 2015, l'équipe survivante de « Charlie Hebdo » ne cède rien.
Un an après l’attaque contre « Charlie Hebdo », la France a plus que jamais besoin de nouvelles idées et de nouveaux dirigeants politiques pour sortir d’une crise politique qui dure.
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The land of Ikea and apple charlotte is hoping to sell its vision of sustainability at COP21. There are a couple of meatballs in the ointment, though.
NIgerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Sustainable development is one of the priorities of Nigeria's new government. This is an opportunity to combat problems detrimental to the country's economy and ecosystems.
Adele has joined Taylor Swift’s ranks in the war against the streaming culture of Spotify and Apple Music.
Muhammadu Buhari has finally put in place a cabinet that can get on with the job of running the country.
President Buhari's cabinet selection brings hope. The major challenge now is to delivery on his promise to fight corruption, restructure Nigeria's economy and reduce poverty.
Capitalism in Africa has failed to create social wealth. A new approach is needed to ensure that growth in profits results in social upliftment.
A new way of doing business in Africa is needed. The pursuit of profits needs to go hand in hand with community development.
When the asteroid struck the dinosaurs departed, leaving the planter
Five science (fiction) reasons why you should get to know Doctor Who.
If only we could all get this excited about tackling climate change.
The UK should look to mainland Europe for greener music festivals.
Former Chadian leader Hissène Habré reacts as he is escorted by Senegalese police into the Palais de Justice in Dakar, Senegal, on July 20. He is accused of crimes against humanity and mass murder.
Former Chadian President Hissène Habré's disruption of his trial, questioning its authority over him, is a tried and tested defence strategy used by revolutionaries and rulers for eons.
A new fossil has reminded us that the real velociraptors were a world away from the huge scaly lizards seen in Juarssic World.
Back with a bang.
The latest Terminator film marks a recovery from its predecessors, but it's treatment of time travel is still implausible.
Gird your loins.
Recent research into the health effects of the plastic-making chemicals phthalates has reignited concerns about low sperm counts. But the evidence is far from conclusive.
Lunchtime at the super-croc enclosure.
Palaeontologists have been lining up to complain about the inaccuracies in the new blockbuster. They need to focus on the positives.
Prepare to meet thy chainsaw.
Ever wondered what it would like if you carved up the biggest land-based carnivore of all time?
Women’s football isn’t popular? Pull the other one.
The progressive march of women’s football offers a refreshingly different FIFA story from that which has dominated the headlines over the past few weeks.
Stanley Donwood, Pacific Coast, 2003, was used as the cover art for Radiohead’s Hail To The Thief, 2008.
Image courtesy of the artist
Stanley Donwood has been designing Radiohead's artwork since 1994. Ahead of his retrospective at Sydney's Carriageworks this month, we consider the role of art in creating a band's visual identity.
Stage-managed diplomacy in Haiti.
François Hollande can't avoid the issue of reparations for slavery, but nor can he take control of it.
An unprecedented package of powers has been welcomed by Manchester authorities, while the public is left wondering.