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Will there be Christmas shortages?

Credit: Tim Bradford

See inside the 21 October: Hot Air? edition

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson (left) and Sir David Attenborough at the launch of the next COP26 UN Climate Summit at the Science Museum, London. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/PA Archive/PA Images.

Letters to the Editor: Britain must become less reliant on China

Ahead of the COP26 conference, one reader has a suggestion for Boris Johnson's government to help Britain tackle climate change.

Squid Game is the latest South Korean product to go global. Photo: Noh Juhan/Netflix.

How Korean culture took over the world

Netflix hit Squid Game is only one manifestation of how South Korea has exported its artistic output across the globe. SUNA ERDEM reports on an unlikely success story that also exposes the country’s dark hinterland