Mr Happy: Sting on how the Queen Mother launched his musical career

With his first album in a decade to promote, Sting talks to Rob Fitzpatrick about 'that' tantric comment.

Mr Happy: Sting on how the Queen Mother launched his musical career

The Euro 2012 football championship put the spotlight on co-host Ukraine, so why is the quirky destination still off the tourist radar? Words and pictures by Tim Pile.

High alert: North Korea's crystal meth epidemic

A crystal meth epidemic is sweeping North Korea as uninformed and unwitting users buy into the ‘medicinal’ drug’s cure-all properties, writes Simon Parry.

How Dennis and Kim's 'bromance' is causing a diplomatic conundrum

The unlikely 'bromance' between a tattooed, pierced, foul-mouthed, drunken former basketball star and the Supreme Leader of a rogue nuclear power has created something of a conundrum for diplomats...

How Dennis and Kim's 'bromance' is causing a diplomatic conundrum

In the second of a two-part series about China’s economic interests in Laos, David Eimer looks at how an influx of workers is transforming an impoverished nation. Pictures by Andrew Chant.