Susanna Wallumrød’s extraordinary career sees no sign of becoming quotidian. Though a composer – adept in many styles of contemporary music – she’s also long been a wonderful interpreter of the work of others: her 2006 record Melody Mountain, as Susanna and the Magical Orchestra, is one of the best covers albums you could wish to hear; her last album was a musical interpretation of the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch (of course). … [Read more...] about Susanna: Baudelaire & Piano review – a cool breath of Nordic autumn
Germany was ranked among the more sustainable nations, garnering points in particular for social stability and domestic safety. But despite strong initiatives to commit to renewable energy sources, Germany still failed to manage to score high points for environmental practices, and was highlighted as a country in need of more funds to be invested into public infrastructure. … [Read more...] about Study: OECD countries are not ready for UN development goals
We are joined by our Europe correspondent Adam Parsons from the Nordic island nation and Sky's climate change correspondent Lisa Holland to examine public attitudes and possible solutions after the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about Climate After Covid: Can the UK lead a green recovery?
Crackdown on the opposition Svetlana Alexievich says she is the last remaining member of the opposition council's executive presidium who is still free in Belarus. The Coordination Council was created by members of the opposition to facilitate talks with President Alexander Lukashenko. … [Read more...] about Diplomats rush to Belarus Nobel laureate’s home after ‘masked men’ spotted outside
WILL I GET PAID IF I CAN'T WORK? The rules on sick pay, wages and time off JOBS: Can my boss force me to go to work? TESTING: Who can get a test and how? SCHOOLS: Which are reopening, when? HOLIDAYS: Will I get a summer break? People who catch a virus usually have antibodies, which can be measured by tests. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Exposure rate ‘similar’ in London and Stockholm