The palace in India where time stood still

Warren Fyfe

After independence India was split into two states – one majority-Muslim, the other majority-Hindu. The repercussions of that split are still being felt 70 years later. Mohammad Amir Mohammad Khan, the Raja of Mahmudabad, tells Witness how Partition affected his family and his home. Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who [...]

Invasion of the jellyfish: Is it time to get frying?

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The edible mauve stinger, Pelagia noctiluca, is found in all the world’s warm and temperate oceans Jellyfish numbers have been increasing rapidly in the Mediterranean and one species that has long been a hazard for bathers there – the mauve stinger – is increasingly being seen around the British [...]