World's largest arts festival under way in Edinburgh

This year, 'fake news' is the subject of many performances at the often-political festival.

    In Edinburgh, the world’s biggest arts festival is under way.

    Almost 4,000 shows will be performed throughout August at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

    Often political, this year, "fake news" is the subject of many performances.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela went to see how artists are interpreting a post-truth era.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.