Tuesday briefing: Brexit talks head for bitter end

Another Belarus politician taken – Germany and Britain have demanded answers after the senior Belarusian opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova was reportedly snatched off the street in central Minsk. Kolesnikova was taken along with members of the Coordination Council, which was set up to seek a peaceful transfer of power amid widespread rejection of a presidential […]

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.

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 […]

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. […]

Donald Trump BANS visitors from Europe from entering the US for 30 days starting at midnight on Friday – but excludes the UK and Ireland – in effort to staunch coronavirus pandemic. But how will it slow spread of virus ALREADY inside US?

Additional new government actions were not immediately clear. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar was to ’take all appropriate and necessary steps’ so health care workers could get respirators needed when treating coronavirus patients. Shortages are a concern, as is the manufacture of many face masks for industrial rather than medical use. 

Friday briefing: Rio Tinto CEO quits after cave furore

Sport Serena Williams will have to wait to win a record-equalling 24th grand slam title after falling in the semi-finals to Victoria Azarenka, who will meet Naomi Osaka in the US Open final. Michael Holding has criticised England and Australia for making “lame” and “flimsy” excuses over not taking a knee for the Black Lives […]

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel Creator and Cast Speak About Its Netflix Revival

Perhaps it’s a testament to Wain, Showalter and the magic of Wet Hot that the entire cast agreed to return for the new series, regardless of star power. Some cast members were already established in 2001, like Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Molly Shannon and Christopher Meloni. But so many more have since become household […]

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

Given his age and the fact that the heydays of outsourcing were long gone, several analysts and reporters wondered if this was going to work at all. But Mr. Soota was aiming higher. He was clear from the beginning that he’ll take the company public. And he wanted Happiest Minds to become the fastest company […]

Alice Rawsthorn’s cultural highlights

A summer treat in east London is seeing the hollyhocks bloom in Boundary Garden on Arnold Circus. The garden opened in 1900 at the centre of the then new Boundary estate, one of London’s first public housing projects, which was built on the site of the notoriously squalid Old Nichol slums. The rubble of the […]

Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills Reunion: Denise Richards DENIES being friends with Brandi Glanville

‘I’ve apologized,’ Kyle moaned. ‘We don’t need to beat it to death. You’ve been coming for me all season, Dorit! You wanted to take credit for my fashion show, you wanted to take credit for me hiring Wilson Phillips for my charity gala. You’ve come for me all season!’