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

A virus, surprisingly biological, has forced the tech world to adopt remote work with gusto. Companies like Google that set the bar high for workplace ambiance with free laundry and gourmet food have allowed employees to work from home until mid next year. Within weeks of the pandemic, Infosys, Wipro, and several other Indian technology […]

Tuesday briefing: Brexit talks head for bitter end

Gareth Southgate has vowed to protect Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden despite sending the players home after they invited two women to the team hotel in Reykjavik, breaking coronavirus isolation rules. UK Sport has pledged to “identify, confront and eradicate” bullying and abuse in the high-performance system in the wake of the staggering allegations across […]

Wednesday briefing: England under rule of six

Business Amazon’s main UK business paid only 3% more tax last year despite a 35% rise in profits to nearly £102m as the online retailer benefited from the switch to home shopping. The group’s warehouse and logistics operation, which employs more than two-thirds of its 30,000-plus UK workforce, paid £14.46m in 2019, up from £14.03m […]

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

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

As we lived near Wigan in my mid-teens, I spent most school lunch breaks practising northern soul dance steps in the cloakroom. I’ve loved northern soul ever since and despite tough competition from the esoteric tracks that friends have unearthed over the years, my favourite is still one of the most popular anthems, Dobie Gray’s Out […]

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

The reality TV star added: “My eldest, she was a real daddy’s girl, and it’s just not something you think you are going to have to deal with. “They saw him every other weekend, and Poppy adored her dad. She was the last one to wake up in the morning and as soon as I […]

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.

This Morning’s Andrew Neil unleashes furious rant at people criticising Adele over ‘cultural appropriation’

One follower wrote “Unfollowing tonight. Please note that I’m from London. While it may appear cute to some, to show this type of appreciation, it’s not.”