Sputnik at 60

The launch of Sputnik, in October 1957, meant that people had to reimagine their ideas about the Soviet Union–and about space.

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Palaces of gold

On his current tour the folk singer Martin Simpson is singing ‘Palaces of Gold’ to remember the Grenfell Fire victims, both dead and alive. The song was written by Leon Rosselson after the Aberfan disaster.