The old man and the tree. A story of spring
Can great art really be created on an iPad? Next week Britain’s greatest living artist will unveil stunning images of nature drawn with an app. But some critics miss the drama of paint.
World has reached ‘peak twins’ say doctors
Should we welcome the rise in multiple births? Today, Malians are celebrating as the world’s first surviving nonuplets turn ten days old. But all nine babies still face huge challenges.
Britain plans an animal welfare revolution
Is the world too geared to humans? We love animals – so why do we treat them so badly? Yesterday a fierce debate began over new UK laws to drive out cruel and inhumane practices.