Keeping mum

As many as one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, but it is still not your average dinner table topic. More women are breaking the silence but what is it like for expectant fathers? Gareth [...]

Reclaiming ritual

Traditionally the preserve of religion and state, ritual is being reclaimed across society in newly creative ways. As a means to connect with others and with what is important, how can ritual [...]

Women at the top

Are quotas the best way to improve gender diversity in positions of power? Consensus can be tougher than conflict. We present a complicated issue to two thought leaders and ask them to respond [...]

Hold the drink

British culture has long been associated with hedonism, and alcohol-fuelled takeovers of our towns after dark are nothing new. But on the same streets, a quiet movement is building towards a [...]

A Glasgow welcome

Ostracised throughout Europe for centuries, Roma immigrants are finding Glasgow more welcoming. Education and trust-building are at the heart of the city’s attempts at cultural integration

In the balance

As globalisation forces change among remote communities in the Arctic, a circus and a festival are helping people cope with despair and suicide – and keeping indigenous arts alive at the same time