Taking the mic. Varoufakis.
Greece’s ‘accidental economist’ speaks to the UK’s leading minds on Syriza, the troika, and whether he’s just a little over-exposed.
From both left and right come accusations that the BBC is biased. The truth is that the Beeb has links to all sides of politics – as you would expect.
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While fallout from the Ashley Madison hack continues to spread, it’s worth remembering that views on infidelity have not always been so severe.
Palestinian workers on the West Bank.
Israeli employers have always had a complicated relationship with Palestinian workers – and it’s getting worse.
We know exactly what it looks like but have been unable to explain how it came into being - until now.
NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center)
How a bunch of pebbles could have created Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus.
The blast site at Tianjin.
The history of a city that went up in flames.
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.
Poland’s president Andrzej Duda taking supreme command over Polish armed forces on August 6.
Andrzej Duda’s Law and Justice party is more anti-Russian and eurosceptic than its main rival.
Going for gold.
There are no UK universities in the top ten list of institutions that have won the most Nobel Prizes since 2000.
The killing of Cecil the lion which generated a huge uproar globally presents Zimbabwean an opportune moment to look harder at who benefits from wildlife.
The shooting of Cecil shines light on Zimbabwe’s new elite land politics which excludes the wider population and exposes the racial dimensions of the relationship between wildlife, land and hunting.
Cilla Black in 1963.
She might now seem rather light-entertainment, but as the only female act to make a success out of ‘Merseybeat’ and go on to an ITV career as a female powerhouse, she deserves more.
‘Alice thought the whole thing very absurd.’
The release of the long list has opened the gates to the annual torrents of literary hobnobbing.
Is the sun setting on Britain’s energy ambitions?
In the long run a shift from renewables to fossil fuels will make it harder to reach emissions targets and will harm the UK’s international standing.
Joining the US Navy airstrikes, are we doing enough?
Mircea Rosca from EPA
British pilots have been involved in airstrikes against Islamic State, despite a parliamentary veto.
‘Beginning and Ending’, a sculpture by David Hlongwane, stands at the entrance to the University of the Western Cape.
University of the Western Cape media office
More and more African universities are realigning themselves to tackle their countries’ societal and economic problems.
Chennai Super Kings, one of the two IPL teams now suspended, has fielded cricketing giants in the past including Australia’s Matthew Haydn.
A corruption scandal in India’s cricketing super league has led to the suspension of two of its teams.
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and IMF head Christine Lagarde.
Greece can learn a lot from Africa’s 1980s and 1990s experience of living with structural adjustment (austerity). The damage has been long-lasting – not only on economies, but also directly on people.
Who is paying the most?
Tax burden via Orla/www.shutterstock.com
In his budget, George Osborne said that we are all in this together. A look at the evidence shows that we’re not.
Commuters walk the streets after the attacks.
Crowds have the potential to provide a “fourth emergency service” - but only if we let them.
I didn’t do it!
If we start holding robots responsible for their actions – and accidents – we let their human designers and operators off the hook.