Special Features

Friday
Mar042016

'The Egyptians: A Radical Story' - Out Now

A book exploring Egypt's revolutionary turmoil from below, half a decade on from when it started

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Thursday
Mar032016

Welcome to the land that no country wants

In 2014, an American dad claimed a tiny parcel of 'unclaimed' African land to make his daughter a princess. But Jack Shenker had got there first – and learned that borders are delicate and volatile things

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Friday
Apr032015

Marikana: A Report from South Africa

A series of special reports exploring the legacy of the Marikana mineworker massacre, in South Africa and beyond

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Tuesday
Feb242015

Privatised London: the Thames walk that resembles a prison corridor

From the Isle of Dogs to Tower Bridge, just how much of the celebrated Thames riverside is actually open to the general public - and what does it tell us about money, politics and space in contemporary London?

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Tuesday
Nov012011

Cairo Divided

A megacity turns itself inside out

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Sunday
Nov212010

Exodus: A Sea and its People Evaporate

In Karakalpakstan, an obscure corner of central Asia where the waters of the Aral Sea have turned to desert, Jack Shenker finds a nation fleeing ecological disaster and authoritarian rule

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