Rolling Stone editor reveals life in the office was more rock’n’roll than the stars they wrote about

When imperious Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner sent his staff on an assignment, he always made one thing clear — the magazine that saw itself as the bible of rock music demanded the definitive story on its biggest stars. Even so, it seemed clear to him that his favourite photographer, Annie Leibovitz, might have gone beyond … Read more

Scotland’s defenders of the seas: the volunteers standing up for sea life | Environmental activism

Scotland’s coastal waters are in trouble. They contain some of the world’s richest and most diverse marine life: bottlenose dolphins, porpoises, minke whales and orcas are among 20 cetacean species found along its coast, while seagrass and kelp forests host otters, octopus, lobsters, sea urchins and squid. But these waters are vulnerable. A sobering assessment … Read more