Madonna to direct movie based on life of ballerina Michaela DePrince

MGM announces that the singer will direct Taking Flight, the story of the DePrince’s journey from war orphan in Sierra Leone to world-class ...

The Book of Chocolate Saints by Jeet Thayil – review

Thayil's hypnotic second novel follows a fading, dissolute Indian artist and poet back from New York to his neglected roots Jeet Thay...

What would the ultimate child-friendly city look like?

The reality for many urban children is too much time spent indoors playing on smartphones – but a few cities are fighting the tide with inno...

The War on the Young by John Sutherland review – it’s the wrong war

Are wealthy baby boomers undermining younger generations? Or is the real enemy the politics of austerity and privatisation sponsored by an e...

The best transport apps to help you find your way through the snow

With trains cancelled and roads blocked all over the UK, here are the apps to help you survive your impossible journey People walk in the...

Disney 'celebrates' Black Panther by giving $1m to charity

Disney is celebrating the success of Black Panther by donating $1m (£718,000) to a national youth club. The money will go to the Boys ...