A hugely ambitious production transports an audience back to 1914 in a part-walking tour, part-multimedia journey
Update on health of former anti-apartheid figurehead comes as his foundation is award the US Dole Leadership Prize of $25,000
For £10 a night, visitors will be invited to meditate, learn to prepare simple food and forget about the outside world for a few days
Meanwhile, his family argues over Mandela's final resting place
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has refused to release footage for a major new documentary about Benjamin Britten because the composer was a pacifist and a “deserter”, an award-winning film-maker has claimed.
Newly elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has promised to restore his country's fortunes via a huge spending drive and a more aggressive foreign policy. So could he succeed? David McNeill reports
Both sides have been accused of using firearms during protests that left six dead
A student refused to lay a poppy wreath last Sunday
It might be said of the two outstanding British playwrights who were born in 1930 that both had great talents, one for the epic and the other for a theatre of contained limitation, and that the latter developed that talent to its maximum extent, while the former allowed his to diminish.
James Mottram on the Bond star playing Aung San Suu Kyi in a new biopic
In Freedom from Fear, first published in 1990, Aung San Suu Kyi wrote: "It is not power that corrupts but fear... in any society where fear is rife, corruption in all forms becomes deeply entrenched." Sadly, Burma's military junta retains its grip on power through fraudulent means and intimidation.
Since their last outing, this harmonious four-piece comedy a capella outfit have gone up a scale and, to a certain extent, eased themselves away from the controlled irreverence I'd previously ascribed to them. This has been achieved by getting silly on a grand scale.
'I'm still a storyteller. It's what I wanted to be as a child'
After 60 years, the ashes of India's most iconic leader were scattered at sea yesterday. It marked the end of an extraordinary journey, literal and metaphorical. Andrew Buncombe reports