6 September 2020

Europe

06.09.2020 19:11

First chord change in seven years for John Cage organ composition

The selected audience at the medieval church of St. Burchardi in the east German town of Halberstadt were listening very attentively on Saturday, because the chord change on the organ they were about to hear was the first in almost seven years.

World

06.09.2020 15:01

800 migrants removed from Lampedusa

800 migrants have been transferred away from a residence for asylum seekers on the small Italian island of Lampedusa by ship. The move is to try to relieve some of the severe overcrowding at the centre, although it remains hugely oversubcribed.