Column: Remote work is here to stay. Here’s how to make it work

All told, we’re likely to see a few people returning to the office sometime by the end of this year or early next year. And that’s hoping that science has a fitting reply for the scourge unleashed by the Coronavirus — a vaccine if we’re being optimistic or at least some form of herd immunity. […]

Tuesday briefing: Brexit talks head for bitter end

There are concerns the government appears poised to renege on parts of the withdrawal agreement, with legislation to be published on Wednesday that would leave customs checks on goods crossing the Irish Sea at the UK’s discretion – rebutting terms that are meant to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, and setting […]

Wednesday briefing: England under rule of six

Brexit changes against law – The government has dramatically admitted its bid to change the Brexit agreement on Northern Ireland would break international law. Tory MPs including the former PM Theresa May have urged the government to reconsider, fearing Britain will no longer be seen as a dependable country of laws. Sir Jonathan Jones, the […]

Friday briefing: Rio Tinto CEO quits after cave furore

Sacoolas drove on wrong side – Lawyers for Anne Sacoolas have said the American “instinctively” drove on the “wrong side of the road for 20 seconds” before the fatal crash in which Harry Dunn was killed. The 43-year-old has issued a public statement saying she flagged down help, called for police and stayed to help […]

Katy couple’s Buc-ee’s photo shoot brings love, Beaver Nuggets together

Several other locations turned them down before they arrived at Katy’s massive Buc-ee’s location. The staff at the gas station accommodated the trio with enthusiasm, even offering to shine up the kolache case, Boyd said.

Happiest Minds: An IPO that flew under the radar in startup land

In an interview, Albert Hieronimus, then chairman at MindTree, was quoted as being critical of Mr Soota’s resignation. When I asked Mr. Soota about that, he responded, “Albert often used to say that I hope my ‘German English’ is not being misunderstood. I feel this is what must have happened. I somehow cannot visualize him […]

UK Spy Agency GCHQ Officially Joins Twitter to Talk More About Itself

Agency officials will be hoping to use the social media account to improve GCHQ’s image, which was damaged by the revelations of former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden in 2013, highlighting the extent to which organizations such as GCHQ, the NSA and the CIA undertake digital surveillance.

Alice Rawsthorn’s cultural highlights

Ore Streams is an ongoing research project by the Italian designers Simone Farresin and Andrea Trimarchi of Studio Formafantasma into a major design challenge – how to ensure that the millions of digital products bought each year will be disposed of and recycled responsibly. They began by mapping the gigantic, often global illicit trade in […]

The Apprentice star Jessica Cunningham talks telling daughters of their dad’s suicide

Jessica, who appeared on the ITV daytime show alongside Jeff Brazier, told the panel: “The day it happened, he was supposed to pick the girls up in the morning to have them for the week as it was the summer holiday. It’s funny as when you hear words like that your whole world just stops […]

Enter the Matrix? Nations, Tech Firms Race to Deploy Blockchain to Digitise Global Power: Futurist

How would Cambodia react if its citizens start using a “Digital Rupee” from India, and New Delhi can see how Cambodians are spending it, or even cut off access? This is not just about privacy but also geopolitical vulnerability. Alongside all of this, we haven’t seen consumer-based blockchain services emerge that millions of people have […]