Issue 1384

  • Issue 1384

Fast fists and smart lips
Mixed martial arts pro Michael Bisping left behind a life of menial work and boozed-up scrapping for a new one in the Sunshine State. He tells Ricky Stack how it wasn’t some wise sensei who inspired him to become a world champion, but an upholsterer in his hometown of Clitheroe.

‘It’s as if reality didn’t exist’
For a century quantum physics has been essential to medicine, engineering, computers, nuclear power and even our knowledge of deep space. But what is quantum? Roger Ratcliffe talks to the author of a new book on the scientific phenomenon.

Maid to measure
Mexican film makers finally have the international reputation they deserve. Jason Wood reveals the origin of this creative flourishing and picks his favourite works.

News, arts and entertainment, Pat Nevin’s letter to his younger self, columnist Saskia Murphy, crossword, Sudoku and more.