Political and social impact

Borderline personalities

Covid-19 is scrambling Scandinavian stereotypes

Danes used to think of Swedes as meticulous and reliable. No longer

Post-party town

Covid-19 gives Cartagena a chance to restrain tourism

A jewel on Colombia’s Caribbean coast wants a better class of visitor

Whacking moles

Leicester shuts up shop

The introduction of a second lockdown has been little smoother than the first


No entry

The Trump administration is using the pandemic to halt asylum

Its latest restrictions, justified on the grounds of public health, look like an attempt to sidestep asylum courts

Snails in a cell

A lockdown opera pays tribute to a political prisoner in Turkey

Osman Kavala has spent nearly three years locked up on spurious charges