China’s President Xi battles to save face as Covid U-turn weakens his grip on power

Despite public bullishness, overflowing hospitals across the country suggest its leader may have made a huge miscalculationChina’s leader Xi Jinping told his country it stands on “the right side of history” in a new year address on Saturday, but exper…


From six-year-old Tibetan monk to teenage Ibiza raver: a Spanish boy’s incredible journey

Osel Hita Torres joined a monastery after the Dalai Lama declared him a reincarnated spiritual leader, but at 18 he broke free and moved to Ibiza. A new TV series tells his storyAt the age of 14 months, Osel Hita Torres was recognised by the Dalai Lama…