Berlin Wall

ISIS, BERLIN AND IDEOLOGICAL WALL-FARE

John F Kennedy once stood tall in Berlin and declared that “democracy is not perfect, but we have never had to put a wall up to keep our people in”. In creating laws that infringe upon the freedoms of individuals and build suspicion between communities, are we creating that wall?

AOTM old couple

ARTS ON THE MOVE FESTIVAL 2015

Arts on the Move proved to be a charming cultural affair as creative talents from all corners of the South West brought the gloriously dilapidated Poltimore House back to life on a sun-soaked day of artistic absorption. For the second year in a row, artists, musicians, poets, actors, comedians and local businesses transformed the 18th century […]

Sleepwalking city

DON’T SLEEPWALK INTO THE CITY

Resist the misplaced attraction of crappy quarterly targets and overpriced post-work drinks. Be original, persistent and chase your ideals.

Hunger cans

HUNGER PAINS

Britain faces a hidden hunger epidemic. At least half a million people used a Trussell Trust Foodbank last year, with numbers continuing to rise. Ben Clarke speaks to Joy Dunne, Manager of Exeter Foodbank, to find out how this happened and what can be done.

kinder kid

THE FINDUS LASAGNE OF GLOBAL FOOD POLITICS

What’s for dinnder? Probably ideology, argues Oli Picken

A special forces police officer takes security measures as he stands on top of a building where the portraits of Turkey's President Erdogan, Prime Minister Davutoglu and a Turkish flag are displayed in Istanbul

TURKEY’S TRICKY CHOICE

Turkish citizens head to the polls tomorrow in an election that could see the AKP toppled from power for the first time since 2002. Can the Kurdish party stop the President from taking the country down the road to authoritarianism?

Hijacked Crowd

HIJACKED REVIEWED

Thousands of revelers will look back fondly at a second iteration of Hijacked Festival marked by eclectic music, captivating stage design and no shortage of fun that, despite a few teething problems, will go down as a triumph for the young team behind the event.

Photographs by Khris Cowley for Here & Now (fb.com/wearehereandnow)

LOVE SAVED THE DAY

The likes of Leon Vynhall, Horace & Andy, Skepta and Four Tet delivered an action-packed weekend marked by fun, colour and, above all, love.

Hijacked Map

HOW TO HAVE A PERFECT DAY AT HIJACKED

Like a journalistic Jesus Exetera is here to guide you through Hijacked Festival with an eclectic schedule that will ensure minimum hassle and maximum pleasure. Thank us later.

pavlova punch

PAVLOVA PALAVER

Michael Goodier explores the politics behind international food fights.