Dina Asher-Smith: ‘You get 10 seconds to make your mark’

The fastest woman Britain has ever seen is also thoughtful, inspirational and willing to talk about things that athletes often avoid, like politics and periods. But in the countdown to the Tokyo Olympics, sprinter Dina Asher-Smith knows that every second counts Around 9am local time, this coming Friday, Dina Asher-Smith […]

‘They had a date to kill the cow. So I stole her’: how vegan activists are saving Spain’s farm animals

Spain may be famous for its love of meat – but sanctuaries across the country are coming to the rescue of its doomed cows, bulls, pigs, sheep and geese In the north-east Spanish region of Catalonia, an enormous bull called Pedro is poking his head over a barn door to […]

Polygamy in Senegal, lesbian hookups in Cairo: inside the sex lives of African women

Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah’s new book The Sex Lives of African Women examines self-discovery, freedom and healing. She talks about everything she has learned Extract: ‘I have no idea what my husband told his wives when he married me’ Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah has a face that smiles at rest. When she […]