Fox News: How the right-wing network became one of America’s most influential political voices

Rupert Murdoch's Fox News has grown steadily to become one of the most influential right-wing media voices in the US since it first aired on 7 October 1996. Known for its unabashed Republican bias, pro-Donald Trump rhetoric, blurring...

Petro: What is Venezuela’s new bitcoin alternative and why is it so controversial?

Venezuela has developed a brand new cryptocurrency, called petro. The government of the crisis-hit country says it was created in order to help overcome financial sanctions imposed by the US and the EU. However, petro is...

Tyrant: Shakespeare on Power by Stephen Greenblatt, review: What Shakespeare’s plays can tell us...

What would Shakespeare have made of Trump? It’s one of the impish and fascinating questions at the heart of this nimble and intriguing study of the...

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App tegen voedselverspilling succesvol gelanceerd in Amsterdam In Amsterdam werd op 22 januari de app Too Good To Go met 25 locaties gelanceerd, waaronder STACH en De Bakkerswinkel. Twee maanden later zijn dit meer dan...

Are you being ripped off by the gig economy?

Almost three million people have worked in the gig economy in the last 12 months, according to official figures, where, traditionally, there has been a trade...

What I’ve learnt as a performer is that even the politically ‘woke’ still get...

I recently read an article about an actor whose non-verbal and severely physically disabled son was forced to leave the theatre where his father was performing, because...

Battle for Hodeidah: How the destruction of one Yemen port could send millions into...

Ramadan is particularly punishing in Hodeidah on Yemen’s west coast, where the temperature is currently 36C. Many of the Houthi rebels who have held the city...

Best for Britain chief campaigning for second referendum compares Brexit to appeasement of Nazi...

Brexit has been compared to the appeasement of Nazi Germany in the 1930s by a leading supporter of the Remain campaign. Lord Malloch-Brown, the former foreign office minister who heads the Best for Britain group, made...

Bakery changes name of gingerbread men to ‘gingerbread people’ sparking political correctness debate

A bakery has sparked backlash over its decision to change the labels on its gingerbread men to the more “politically correct” gingerbread people. The owners of JL...

Brexit: Second referendum campaign to be launched, George Soros announces

A campaign to secure a second Brexit referendum is to be launched in days, the billionaire George Soros has announced. The financier, in a keynote speech, has said the prospect of the UK’s prolonged divorce...

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