James Levine

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Met allegations: James Levine, who denies any wrongdoing, is suing his former employer for breach of contract and defamation. Photograph: Hiroyuki Ito/New York Times

It was last December when James Levine, the music director emeritus of the Metropolitan Opera, in New York, was suspended from his duties. The Met, wh(...)

Losing sleep over infinity? Try reading Bertrand Russell. Photograph: Getty Images/Ikon Images

I recently overheard a couple of young boys arguing over who had scored the most goals during a football kick-around. “I scored infinity,” boasted the(...)

Larry Nassar (right) with his defence lawyer Matt Newberg during the sentencing phase in Ingham County Circuit Court, Michigan, on January 24th, 2018. Photograph: Getty Images

They rose, one by one, to take the stand at a small courthouse in suburban Michigan. In a week-long sentencing hearing more than 150 women told their (...)

New York’s Metropolitan Opera says it will investigate allegations that its longtime conductor, James Levine, sexually abused a teenager in the mid-1980s. Photograph: AP/Michael Dwyer

One of the world’s largest musical institutions, New York’s Metropolitan Opera, is the latest organisation to find itself embroiled in a controversy o(...)