Ugliness as useful as beauty, says critic
In a controversial new book, critic Stephen Bayley examines the history of the hideous. Are our ideas of ugliness and beauty fixed? And can the unappealing ever be valuable?
Sonic boom: gamer icon turns twenty
He's been a hero to millions of gamers since he was created. Now, Sonic the Hedgehog is 20, and is to be relaunched – but have gamers outgrown him?