Cartoon: Russia stokes fresh debate among the Nordics about NATO membership

Cartoon: Russia stokes fresh debate among the Nordics about NATO membership

Kal’s cartoon: this week, America’s relationship with Iran

Kal’s cartoon: this week, America’s relationship with Iran

This week’s cover: Twenty years ago, Jeff Bezos left his job in finance and drove to Seattle to set up a new firm, which he named after a giant river to reflect the scale of his ambitions. Since then Amazon has changed the way that the world shops and upended industries. But, as our cover leader warns, it must be careful not to become a bully.

This week’s cover: Twenty years ago, Jeff Bezos left his job in finance and drove to Seattle to set up a new firm, which he named after a giant river to reflect the scale of his ambitions. Since then Amazon has changed the way that the world shops and upended industries. But, as our cover leader warns, it must be careful not to become a bully.

We can do just exactly whatever we want to do. And you know why? Because we’re Young Ones. Bachelor boys. Crazy, mad, wild-eyed, big-bottomed anarchists.
Rik Mayall, who died on June 9th was the most original and funniest of the alternative comedians who emerged in the early 1980s and still dominate British television. They were maverick, furious and stridently political
Map: Welcome to Italordan
The richest part of Brazil, around the capital, Brasília, is as wealthy as Italy, measured by GDP per person in 2011 (at market exchange rates). India, meanwhile, is much poorer than even the most destitute Brazilian states, Maranhão and Piauí, where income per head is roughly equal to that of Jordan.
See an interactive version of the map with GDP and population here

Map: Welcome to Italordan

The richest part of Brazil, around the capital, Brasília, is as wealthy as Italy, measured by GDP per person in 2011 (at market exchange rates). India, meanwhile, is much poorer than even the most destitute Brazilian states, Maranhão and Piauí, where income per head is roughly equal to that of Jordan.

See an interactive version of the map with GDP and population here

Cartoon: Hillary Clinton’s bad book

Her stodgy memoir is best understood as a briefing book for surrogates and “influencers”

Cartoon: Hillary Clinton’s bad book

Her stodgy memoir is best understood as a briefing book for surrogates and “influencers”

Daily chart: The Brazil effect
This year’s world cup is proving exciting (thus far). Yesterday’s dull nil-nil game between Iran and Nigeria ended the longest draw-less run in World Cup history since the first competition in 1930 (when just 13 teams played only 18 knock-out matches)

Daily chart: The Brazil effect

This year’s world cup is proving exciting (thus far). Yesterday’s dull nil-nil game between Iran and Nigeria ended the longest draw-less run in World Cup history since the first competition in 1930 (when just 13 teams played only 18 knock-out matches)

Daily chart: GOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLL!
More than 2,200 goals have been scored at the World Cup since 1930. Our unique data set visualises all the goals, for every minute. We’ll be updating it daily as the competition progresses.

Daily chart: GOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLL!

More than 2,200 goals have been scored at the World Cup since 1930. Our unique data set visualises all the goals, for every minute. We’ll be updating it daily as the competition progresses.

Kal’s cartoon: this week, the World Cup

Kal’s cartoon: this week, the World Cup

Daily chart: The hidden cost of Gangnam Style
Collectively, the world has wasted 16,000 years watching the music video "Gangnam Style" on YouTube. What could humanity have achieved if it weren’t galloping in front of computer screens? 

Daily chart: The hidden cost of Gangnam Style

Collectively, the world has wasted 16,000 years watching the music video "Gangnam Style" on YouTube. What could humanity have achieved if it weren’t galloping in front of computer screens? 

Tomorrow’s cover today: ISIS, the group that has captured Mosul in Iraq, is more violent than mainstream Syrian rebels and more extreme than al-Qaeda. It wants to set up a state in the territory it has captured in Iraq and Syria. Worryingly, it may succeed

Tomorrow’s cover today: ISIS, the group that has captured Mosul in Iraq, is more violent than mainstream Syrian rebels and more extreme than al-Qaeda. It wants to set up a state in the territory it has captured in Iraq and Syria. Worryingly, it may succeed

Tomorrow’s cover today: nearly 1 billion people have been taken out of extreme poverty in 20 years. The world should aim to do the same again.

Tomorrow’s cover today: nearly 1 billion people have been taken out of extreme poverty in 20 years. The world should aim to do the same again.

Tomorrow’s cover today: the vision of China’s new president should serve his people, not a nationalist state. 

Tomorrow’s cover today: the vision of China’s new president should serve his people, not a nationalist state

KAL’s cartoon: this week, arms.

KAL’s cartoon: this week, arms.

Tomorrow’s cover today: cars have already changed the way we live. They are likely to do so again.

Tomorrow’s cover today: cars have already changed the way we live. They are likely to do so again.