The conman who duped thousands with a patently absurd story

26 August 2023 9:00 am

Promising his investors dazzling riches with his tale of hidden Ghanaian gold, the charismatic John Ackah Blay-Miezah pulled off one of the most brazen scams of the past century

The scandal of rubbish disposal worldwide

15 July 2023 9:00 am

Food and fashion are the chief culprits, with too much organic waste going to landfill, and 10-15 per cent of new clothing routinely incinerated as ‘deadstock’

How British universities spread misery around the world

25 July 2015 9:00 am

From Greece to Kenya, the worst economic ideas come from alumni of British universities