Ed Vulliamy

Empire of Secrets by Calder Walton - review

A study of 20th-century British intelligence suggests it rarely lived up to its name Empire of Secrets is, as Calder Walton himself writes, "the first book devoted to British intelligence during the twilight of empire that has been based on declassifie

Amira Medunjanin, the Balkan Billie Holiday

We talk to the Bosnian singer whose extraordinary voice is transforming her country's melancholy traditional music Towards the end of an electrifying performance last year among the Corinthian columns of St George's Hall in Liverpool, Amira Medunjanin