Is the Tory leadership race still on?

ITV Well, well, well. This is rather interesting. For a while Boris Johnson's camp has been trying not to look complacent, but expecting that the majority of Tory activists would have chosen their man very quickly. His challenger Jeremy Hunt was frustrated because he too believed that most members of the party...

Apollo 11: The real Neil

Neil Armstrong is one of the most famous people in human history. When he returned from the Moon, he was feted by kings and queens, presidents and prime ministers. He was Captains America and Kirk rolled into one - with a touch of President John F Kennedy. He had the world...

The internet as religious experience

For most of recent human history, by which I mean the last few millennia, social organisation has been rooted in practical faith. Religion, which departs from philosophy when it gives meaning to this life through reference to a transcendentally different realm, has been the method of settling disputes within local...

How chimpanzees bond over a movie together

Chimpanzees watching a video together get the same sense of bonding and closeness that humans can feel from watching a movie or TV show together, say US university researchers. Pairs of chimps were monitored as they watched videos - and psychologists found an increased sense of closeness between them in...

Africa’s top shots: Fashionistas and football fanatics

A selection of photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week: On Saturday a model struts her stuff in a fashion show in the South African city of Durban... ... the pageant showcased creations by local designers. It was celebration time for protesters in Sudan's capital city Khartoum on Friday... ......

A photographer’s view of Formula E

Most sport photographers spend years making their way up to covering top-flight competition, be it from non-league football to the giddy heights of the Premier League or amateur tennis to Wimbledon. But photographer Shiv Gohil cut that journey short, making the switch from weddings to motorsport in one bound. Ahead...