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

Sport Serena Williams played her best match of the year so far, beating Maria Sakkari 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3 in two-and-a-half hours at the US Open to reach her 53rd career grand slam quarter-final. In the men’s draw, second seed Dominic Thiem edged a first-set tiebreak before turning up the heat in a resounding 7-6, […]

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

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 […]

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

In a statement this morning, GCHQ’s Director of Communications, Andrew Pike, said the organization was joining social media to ”use its own voice to talk directly about the important work we do in keeping Britain safe.” The response online was overwhelmingly cynical and sarcastic, with many suggesting that GCHQ had been “following” social media users for quite some time already, and poking fun […]

Alice Rawsthorn’s cultural highlights

Making studio visits to talk to designers is a boon of writing about design. One of my favourite studios is that of the brilliant Dutch book designer Irma Boom. You can see the new books Irma is working on there as well as the incredible collection of historic books she has acquired over the years. […]

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

The past three weeks have been incredibly upsetting, challenging and full of sadness. I want to thank the special souls that have brought light where there was darkness, helped my children to smile when there were only tears and helped them believe there is life after death. The strength and support from those closest to […]

N10.43trn subsidy: You’re wrong, industry stakeholders, others tell FG

“Accordingly, we applaud the work now being done by the Presidency to see to the quick passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), and urge further stakeholder consultations so that the resultant law will create the required enabling environment for investment flows, reserves enhancement, technology transfer and utilization efficiency.”