‘Too many men’ choose London’s blue plaques
The number of older white men appointed to decide which famous figures deserve a blue plaque in London is causing a stir. Shouldn’t this group include more women and fewer TV personalities?
‘Insane’ murderer Brady seeks death in prison
The notorious Ian Brady says he should be treated as an ordinary criminal rather than a madman: he wants to be allowed to starve himself to death. So why is he being kept alive?
India turns to young Gandhi and the women in pink
India’s grand political family, the Gandhis, hope to revive their electoral fortunes with a new generation and a link-up with a gang of female vigilantes in pink saris.