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.

Hang tough

Test your metallics with a modern take on the classic rocker look.

Hang tough

Producing a quiche can be a great - and often colourful - way to use up food that is nearing its expiry date.

Hang tough

A couple’s vibrant collection of paintings and antiques takes centre stage in a remodelled 1,350 sq ft Happy Valley flat.

Hang tough

The City University professor tells Sarah Lazarus why he is mad about maths.

 

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