Global warming. Terrorist attacks. The rise of right-wing populism.
You could be forgiven for thinking it is the end of days.
In The Bible, the book of Revelations describes how the world will end, as the devil sends the beast to do his work and bring an end to God's kingdom on earth.
Nordic people instead foresaw a great battle of the gods, Ragnarok, as the curtain closing act.
Physicists prefer to predict the heat death of the universe.
When I was young, there was a man who walked the streets of London wearing a billboard with the slogan 'The End of the World is Nigh.'
I wonder where he is now.
a teenage girl
clutches her banner