Feeling 1% more ‘Elvis’ in a little town in Germany

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Alamy It’s 40 years this month since Elvis Presley died. His Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee is a place of pilgrimage for fans – but so too is a German town which, as Rob Crossan found, is very proud of its connection to the King of Rock and Roll. The street was the [...]

Kenya election: The men of violence making a fresh start

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Kevin Ouma Image caption Edward: Growing up in Dandora there was little time for fun and games The world watched in horror as violence swept across Kenya 10 years ago, in the wake of a contested election. A decade later, two men heavily involved in that violence have united to try to prevent [...]

Walls of water: Hokusai and the Great Wave of Camberwell

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Paul Kerley A sell-out exhibition at the British Museum has proved once again the popularity of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, whose Great Wave is said to be the world’s most reproduced image. One mural in south London was nearly wiped out when a drug lab exploded next door, but as Alex Marshall explains, [...]