When do we head to Wembley?
How India's prime minister secured a rehabilitation from a legacy of post-colonial violence.
A giant in thought: Helmut Schmidt.
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What would they have thought of today's pygmy politicians?
Smile if you want to smash the state.
There's far more to anarchy than protests and men in masks.
Spark of life? The global steel market has no thought for the UK industry.
It should be no surprise that a once great industry has lost its edge – the shine dullened a while ago.
A petrochemical complex on Iran’s Persian Gulf coast.
The merest hint of a successful deal over Iran’s nuclear programme is enough to get people excited. And as the country emerges from economic isolation, nowhere is the enthusiasm more keenly felt than in…
On a knife edge. Winter strikes.
When cold weather hits, heating costs can be a matter of life and death. So why are community groups the front line and not government?
Protesters hold placards reading ‘we know who the killer is’.
Beleaguered president may about to receive an unequivical message from voters.
Cooling enthusiasm. Is a key part of climate change mitigation going up in smoke?
A technology designed to reduce the effect of fossil fuels on the climate has received £1 bln in subsidies and has nothing to show for it.
Leaving the club?
We should be debating the options for Brexit to better understand what is at stake.
The wisdom of crowds? An anti-corruption rally in India.
Could the key to countering a culture of bribery and greed be in the hands of the people?
Contemporary circus and circus-infused physical theatre are amongst Australia’s most innovative and in-demand cultural exports. It's a performance craft with a proud history behind it.
Discretionary pricing… for scientists and surveyors.
Hidden Science Map
If the government wants to tackle wealth inequality, then it has the tools at its disposal to help people pay a fair amount for everyday goods.
Another chance? Tsipras seeks a new mandate.
An opposition politician and academic argues that new revelations from the Syriza leadership imply that the Prime Minister misled the Greek people.
Except for Ben Carson, there’s a slate of clean-shaven candidates.
Beards are in. So why don't politicians follow suit?
Why are people so drawn to Trump?
Trump is an ad-man's dream, a candidate who reflects what the best advertisements possess.
For publishers, Australian political memoir or biography is likely to pay its own way, at the very least.
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More than a dozen political memoirs were published in Australia last year. Does that make us a nation of political junkies? If not, why so many books and what do they contribute to cultural debate?
Testing times for broadcasters in transition.
A fractured broadcasting industry is destroying the business model for the giants. There are winners in the wings though, and the BBC could yet be one of them.
Virgin territory. Sunrise over the Arctic resources battleground.
NOAA Photo Library
The economic viability of extracting oil from the frozen north might be doubtful, but the geopolitical significance could be massive.
Best of times, worst of times: How leadership elections and an EU referendum are conspiring to leave party donations on the backburner just when it seems most possible to make a difference.
A ragged record. UK and corruption.
David Cameron's call for an era of clean money has opened the door to a host of problems for the powerful as capitalism struggles into a new era.