‘I shoot for the common man’: the photographs of Danish Siddiqui


Reena Jani, 34, gets ready to travel to a health centre to have an AstraZeneca vaccination, in Koraput, Odisha state, India, in January. Jani became a community health worker seven years ago. She monitors pregnant women in her village, tests for malaria and distributes medication for fever and diarrhoea. When she first heard she was … Read more

The Bible has a happy ending? Well, I’ll be damned | Brief letters


It’s a shame that our local hero Emma Raducanu is out of Wimbledon (‘A very bright future’: Praise for Emma Raducanu as Wimbledon run ends’, 5 July), but readers should be aware that both Beckenham and Bromley are in London and have been since 1965. Her success is very much that of a Londoner.Michael ShawBeckenham, … Read more

Brittany Howard: ‘I think back and I can’t even recognise that kid now’


Being in a band When I was 11 years old, I saw my first live band performance, in our old gym at school. Some kids who were four years older than me had a band and they played cover songs: Weezer, Pearl Jam, Nirvana – lots of grunge music. I remember thinking it was a … Read more

Life in the slow lane: meet the Mennonites of Belize – in pictures


Teenage boys hanging out on a Sunday in the middle of the road On Sunday after church, teenagers will gather to listen to music and eat tortilla chips they bought from the local general store. Life is not totally free from modern intrusions. On Sundays, when the kids are allowed, they listen to reggaeton on … Read more

Hilma af Klint’s ‘miraculous’ art: ‘In dialogue with spirits, she found her own voice’


When encountering the little-known work of Hilma af Klint, you may find yourself asking some questions. “It’s out of time and out of place; it’s almost miraculous,” says Sue Cramer, who co-curated a new exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. “What is this work? Where did it come from? How did it … Read more