Ten of the best books to read about language and linguistics
Celebrating European Day of Languages
Interview: Sofie Hagen on feminism, hatred, and why she doesn't want to be famous
The Danish comedian spoke to us ahead of her Autumn tour.
Banksy donates £200k to peace campaigners from sale of his latest work
The street artist has donated money to Reprieve and Campaign Against Arms Trade.
British Museum in racism row after saying Asian names are ‘confusing’
The institution has apologised for offence caused.
Sir Peter Hall, giant of British Theatre, dies aged 86
He founded the Royal Shakespeare Company and directed the National Theatre.
Photo of a robot shortlisted for Taylor Wessing portrait prize
The non-human entry broke competition rules.
Visit San Francisco’s giant ‘wave organ’ played by the sea
Go and listen to the music of the waves.
How to navigate the Edinburgh Fringe on a budget
More art, less debt.
Black Cambridge student being investigated by police after calling out racism on Twitter during Dalston riots
Jason Okundaye has said that his tweets were taken out of context.
Tesco has become the first UK retailer to cut the tampon tax itself
Hooray for cheaper periods!
Celebrate World Lasagne Day with these mouth-watering recipes
As if we needed an excuse.
Eight bookshops you need to visit in Buenos Aires
It's the bookshop capital of the world.
Cardiff the most affordable university for students
Cardiff students earn more and spend less than others, while Reading students spend the most time socialising.
Scammers make millions selling fake awards from ‘Oxford University’
A Ukrainian business has been caught selling credentials for up to £9,000 each.
Southern Rail put a 15-year-old intern in charge of its Twitter account and the results are hilarious
Eddie has been bombarded with questions, very few of which are about trains.
8 landmarks you never knew were nearly demolished
Your holiday snaps would have looked very different.
Cambridge University examiners told not to call students genius because of its association with men
“Flair” and “brilliance” are also avoided
Oxford University to change exam system in bid to close gender gap
One final-year exam is to be replaced by a take home paper