"I think that we all understand the power of culture in this period better than ever." On Saturday 9 May, Europe Day was celebrated with an online festival, organised by the European Cultural Foundation. The website lets attendees share, experience and imagine Europe through stories, clips, films, podcasts, research, artwork, documentaries, campaigns, performances and debates. The festival content is available until 29 May.
"I’ve always found motherhood to be such a mystery. You see these women break their backs raising their children, raising their husbands, and for what? I think all of this built up to me writing this story." Innocent Chizaram Ilo’s short story has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.