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Tim Bradford’s What’s Going on? Why is the world burning?

Why is the world burning?

See inside the August 12 - The Crack Up edition

A Eurostar high-speed train travels from Bourg-Saint-Maurice (in the French Alps) to London

Letters to the Editor: This ‘green’ government’s rail policy is a train wreck

Reader letters: In light of the climate emergency, rail connections between the UK and Europe could become our 'Green Gateway' to the rest of Europe

Neipperg, with its castle in the centre, close to the town of Heilbronn

The sleepy German backwater that also happens to be a recipe for levelling society up

SUNA ERDEM reports on a sleepy area of Germany, devoid of big cities and obvious structural advantages, whose economic success is defying orthodoxy and attracting attention as a model for levelling up left-behind regions