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

The kids? The kids are alright. But they’re young and unsuspecting of the rather dark side of the digital economy built by us. They will leave more of their footprints online. The cameras will be on more than ever before. The emails, instant messages, and even whispers in your drawing room will be read, heard, […]

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

Sport Gareth Southgate said that Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden have to regain his trust before he considers calling them up for England again after the pair missed a dire goalless draw against Denmark. In Stockholm, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo rattled home a superb first-half free kick against Sweden for his 100th international goal – and […]

Friday briefing: Rio Tinto CEO quits after cave furore

US reels amid wildfires – More than 500,000 people in Oregon, amounting to more than 10% of the population, have been forced to evacuate as unprecedented wildfires rage across the state. Overnight the president, Donald Trump, made an emergency declaration approving federal assistance. Wildfires in the American west have killed at least 15 people and […]

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

Ashok Soota was 68 when he started Happiest Minds. He’d quit as the Chief Executive Officer of Mindtree — a company he co-founded and took public — in a huff. At the time, I wrote an article titled ‘Will Ashok Soota’s track-record rub off on Happiest Minds?’ for a financial daily. Mr. Soota’s track record […]

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

GCHQ was welcomed to Twitter by its American counterpart, the CIA, which joined Twitter with a more self-aware and snarky tweet back in June 2014. Yet an attempted touch of humor didn’t provide immunity from the online backlash.

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 […]

Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Billy Wilder & Gwyneth Paltrow? Cameron Crowe Reflects On His ‘Jerry Maguire’ Journey

DEADLINE: You always heard that mob guys loved The Godfather, despite its soulless depiction of violence and betrayal. What impact did Jerry Maguire have on the sports agent business?CROWE: Almost immediately, I heard some young guys that wanted to get into the sports agents thing from entertainment. They made a point of telling me how […]