During World War II, battles between the US and Japan in the Philippines resulted in thousands of causalities on both sides, and many corpses were never recovered. Since then, the Japanese government […]
Noam Chomsky: still going strong at 85
Noam Chomsky is in the UK for a special talk at the British Academy. He dropped by Newsnight to talk to Evan.
Hong Kong Pop Star’s Stance on the Protests
Hong Kong performing artist Denise Ho talks about her support for the student protest movement in the face of censorship in China.
Cricketer Phil Hughes dies
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after being hit in the head by a ball, Cricket Australia says.
Passengers push own plane to free it from ice in Siberia
A group of Siberian oil workers are making international headlines for pushing their plane to free it from ice – allowing it to take flight. The aircraft, a Tupolev-134 plane, was stuck […]
Grenoble: Europe’s first ad-free city
The French city of Grenoble is banning billboard advertising. It will instead open community spaces and plant trees. City authorities say they have decided not to renew its contract with one of […]
Here’s Little Richard (Full Album Stream)
This debut album from Little Richard, newly re-issued on vinyl, was the highest charting album of his career, and contains two of his biggest hits… Long Tall Sally, and Jenny Jenny. Ranked […]
“In Residence: Knud Holscher” by Emile Rafael
Emile Rafael captures architect and industrial designer Knud Holscher’s minimal brick-built house 25 miles north of Copenhagen.
Steven Meisel photographs the Pirelli 2015 Calendar
The 2015 Pirelli Calendar was presented November 18 to the press, guests and collectors from around the world at Pirelli HangarBicocca, the Pirelli contemporary art space in Milan. Milan was chosen as […]
French vineyard aims for London IPO
A Burgundy region winemaker is looking for worldwide investors. The CEO of Domaine Chanzy wines explains.