This week in review: golden spirals dating from the Bronze Age; Chadian dictator Hissène Habré is finally facing justice; Scientists connect monkeys’ brains to create a superbrain; Building an overpass to save Californian mountain lions; Tony Abbott’s new display of ignorance; and New Horizon has reached Pluto!
This week in review: Love wins; Three separate terrorist attacks strike three continents; Reading Eudora Welty; and Kanye West being his ridiculous self.
This week in review: Let us not forget how horrifying the Charleston shooting was; Chinese officials seize contraband meat that was packed 40 years ago; species are going extinct at unprecedented rates; the story of a globe-trotter cat; and the US wins 2 victories, one at the Women’s World Cup, and one on home turf by making same-sex marriage legal.
This week in review: Rachel Dolezal; the Googleplex annex; and Tim Hunt’s laughable sexist comments.
This week: Girls show their pre-match game face; 500 people have already been killed by police this year in the US; a “debate” on fracking turned sour as Stuart Varney was caught in an embarassing lie; Women in Russia face renewed sexism; and Mona Eltahawy argues that it’s high time the Middle East had its own sexual revolution.
25 – 31 May 2015 The Week in Review is a weekly column that highlights some interesting, outraging, and heartwarming events and stories of the past week. Its ambition is not to be exhaustive or to recap major political events; it’s more of a personal take on news or stories that made the author react …
This week: avant-garde filmmaker Agnès Varda receives the honorary Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival; Chinese businessmen illegally log Mozambique’s hardwood forests; Charlize Theron shines bright in the impressive Mad Max: Fury Road; Rats hand each other a helping paw; Kazakhstan’s saiga antelopes are mysteriously dying; and a musician reinvents her way of playing music after she loses hearing.
This week, we celebrate the 10th edition of the Week in Review. For this special event, we’d like to take you on a tour of some of the most interesting news we have brought you in the past 9 weeks.
This week: Justice is done in Baltimore; the Ebola outbreak in Liberia is officially over; ESPN recounts the life and death of Madison Holleran; and Mhairi Black becomes the UK’s youngest MP since the 17th century.
This week: French extreme-right party members show their true faces; violence may not be so inherent to human nature after all; scientists are not immune to sexism; French journalists denounce the sexist attitudes of politicians; and a lame bear walks again!