An article revisiting the death of Neil Heywood, the British fixer who died in a hotel room in Chongqing. The piece explores the complex political intrigue that surrounded his demise. The article is accompanied by a five part podcast (bit.ly/bbc-podcast).
A detailed look at the “insanely, wildly, beautifully successfulÓ Cassini-Huygens mission to explore Saturn, which ended this month after nearly 20 years when its satellite made a planned plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere and burned up.
A story looking at Russian “monotowns” – places that were often built and populated decades ago to exploit a single resource (such as coal or ore) and are now in decline as those resources are exhausted or the economyÕs needs have moved on.