Little Atoms

In the particle of me that cares for this, I betrayed those little atoms with a kiss



As the new government gets to work, we focused on the questions facing Britain. Plus, our weekly podcast and a new play

Our election special featuring Zoe Williams on new politics and a pop-up dog restaurant in East London (for when you inevitably reach peak election).

This week we looked at the workers of the world unitng round the corner from our office, what Nigeria's recent peacful election means for democracy in Africa, how internet speak is changing language, why Swiss authorities arrested a bot. We also chatted to two great science writers in our Wellcome Book Prize special.


Victory for academic freedom as cancelled symposium is reinstated


This Sunday, head over to the Wellcome Collection to hear from four of the shortlisted authors from the 2015 Wellcome Book Prize speak about the creative process behind their critically acclaimed books while exploring the broader context of medicine and literature.

Art & Design

Garry Trudeau versus Charlie Hebdo, Elena Ferrante versus Italy, Islamic State versus Twitter, and Christopher Bollen, er, not fighting anyone

The world's greatest radio statio has four fun-packed fundraisers coming up in the next few weeks

Enjoy some bank holiday reading and listening with this week's Little Atoms


As April Fools' Day comes to a close, we’ve picked out the best of this year's pranks and practical jokes