The week in wildlife – in pictures

An egret passes a tree branch to another during the breeding season at the Daan Forest Park in Taipei Photograph: Sam Yeh/AFP via Getty Images Wild goats on a mountain after Turkish police scattered grass around the mountainside in Gurpinar district of Van, Turkey Photograph: Ali Ihsan Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images […]

Europe’s cities are leading the fight against xenophobia and the climate crisis | Ada Colau

Conservative politicians have long declared there is no alternative to capitalism. Many of capitalism’s cruelties, from housing crises and crumbling public amenities to increasingly precarious forms of employment, are most visible in towns and cities. But it’s also in these places that new movements are emerging and rebuilding politics from […]