Another Shanghai dead heat

Nothing could seperate Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus and Jeanette Ottesen of Denmark in the women’s 100 metres freestyle final at the world


Sad day for a devastated country

Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a victim of last week’s mass shooting in Norway. The grim reality is that this will be the first of many –


How safe are toys in Europe?

This week in U talk, our internet question comes from 10-year-old Laure in France. She asks: “When I was little, my mummy kept saying that toy


Bonus: Antonio Pappano

This ‘Musica’ bonus includes a few excerpts from our interview with Maestro Antonio Pappano, Music Director at Royal Opera, Covent Garden

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Russian forest fires

Russia has been hit by fast-spreading forest fires, sparking fears of a repeat of the events during last year’s heatwave and drought.