Drugs

Peace in Colombia spells boom time for cocaine users in the US

After two decades of US eradication efforts and a peace accord on the horizon, Colombia’s cocaine production has more than tripled. Cocaine overdose deaths in US are at a 10-year high and the number of Americans who say they've used the drug for the first time has risen by 61 per cent

1967 and all that: how much love really was there that summer?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. But, asks David Lister, how much of it really happened – and how much of it is mythologising and self-mythologising, both at the time and in the decades that followed, a yearning for a past that never was?

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