Symphonies in space: orchestras embrace virtual reality

On Saturday, the Hubble Cantata saw audience members explore the Orion Nebula the latest in a series of experiments between VR technology and classical music Virtual reality technology has allowed people to relive weddings, scale Mount Everest and visit Olympic venues from their living rooms. At Brooklyns Prospect Park on Saturday, the emerging technology took


Rio 2016 men's basketball: USA v Venezuela  live!

Minute-by-minute report: Will Team USA continue their steamrollering of the opposition? Join Hunter Felt for the latest news from Rio Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/aug/08/rio-2016-olympics-mens-basketball-usa-venezuela-live


French girl, 16, charged with allegedly supporting Islamic State

Paris investigators say girl was extremely radicalised and was administrator of Isis propaganda chat group on Telegram app A judge has handed a 16-year-old French girl preliminary terrorism charges for allegedly supporting the Bataclan attack in the capital. But investigators acknowledged the plot was not in an advanced stage. France has lived under a state