Column: Finding signals in the digital din

By the time I joined work, I’d covered some ground. But non-fiction took off big time around 2008-09. This was a particularly crazy period in my life and I didn’t get to read much. When I was with friends or family who’d discuss books, I felt like I was way behind. So I figured there […]

Ronan Keating’s wife Storm shared the most gorgeous beach photo of baby Coco

Her fans were quick to compliment the sweet photo, with one commenting: “Aww what a gorgeous pic of your adorable Coco, love the way Coco is holding your finger. A very special little girl xx.” Others chimed in: “Beautiful, getting big now,” and: “Gorgeous, she’s the image of her brother Coop.”

Travel firms need to stop taking the money and running

The aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak in February and March is still being felt, with thousands of travellers in New Zealand and elsewhere seeking refunds, credits or whatever they can get back as ground operators, airlines and travel agents have downsized or shut up shop entirely.

Is this the world’s youngest talking baby? Moment EIGHT-WEEK-OLD boy says ‘hello’ to his astonished father

At around four months children can smile or ‘coo’ at themselves when in front of a mirror,  laugh softly, make high-pitched squeals and will be able to make sounds when looking at toys or people.

‘World’s youngest talking baby’ who went viral after saying hello to his astonished father at 8 weeks appears on This Morning to show off his skills – but viewers are not convinced

At around four months children can smile or ‘coo’ at themselves when in front of a mirror,  laugh softly, make high-pitched squeals and will be able to make sounds when looking at toys or people.

Brit boy ‘world’s youngest talking baby’ after ‘saying hello’ in his dad’s arms

Caroline said: “We had no idea of how quickly babies learn to speak when we had Lottie as we didn’t have any other children to compare her progress to.

Have You Played… FIFA: Road To World Cup 98?

As good as that mode was, though, it’s not the first thing that enters my head when I think of FIFA 98. The first thing I think of is the assist count the perspex had in the indoor football mode. Encased in a plastic prison for your enjoyment, 10 professional footballers would battle it out […]

World Refugee Day: Access to information as important as food and shelter

Rohingya in Bangladesh: One year after the exodus Overcoming trauma Traumatic experiences also mark the first anniversary of the mass exodus that began August 25. But at the same time, many people say they are starting to face their trauma – slowly, step by step.

World Bank halts publication of ‘Doing Business’ report after probe into data irregularities

According to the Doing Business 2020, the economies with the most significant improvement were Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Togo, Bahrain, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, China, India and Nigeria. In 2018/19, these countries implemented one-fifth of all the reforms recorded across the globe.

World Cup 2018: Messi may return as Spain take on Argentina in friendly

Costa, however, is back playing for Atletico Madrid, which makes him the likeliest choice when Spain open up against Portugal on June 15, while Morata still has three months to spark a revival. “Morata still has a lot of possibilities to go to the World Cup,” Lopetegui said last week. But it is Moreno who […]