Wednesday, May 22, 2019

To Philip Roth, writing was as natural as breathing

He wrote standing up. He paced around as he thought. He once said he walked half a mile for every page he wrote....

Plastic single-use coffee cups banned in Scottish government offices

Single-use coffee cups will be banned in Scottish government buildings to reduce the harmful impact of plastic pollution. Hot drinks will be served in...

Philip Roth death: Tributes pour in for ‘truly great American writer’

The writing world has begun mourning the loss of award-winning satirist Philip Roth, the famed author of American Pastoral, who has died aged...

Fortnite developers to give $100,000,000 to the game’s best players

The world's best Fortnite players will be given $100,000,000, developers have announced. Epic, who make the hugely popular battle royale game, have announced they will...

A dream comes true

A Canadian woman who has used the same lottery numbers for nearly 30 years has won the jackpot, winning a CA$5.3m ($3.9m; £3.2m) cash prize. Olga Beno from Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia,...

Is it ever OK to ask someone when they are due?

Let’s address “when’s it due?”. It’s a tricky question if you know for sure that your interlocutor is pregnant. If you don’t, it’s potentially...

World Cup 2018: Jordan Pickford ready to step up and help end England’s penalty...

Jordan Pickford is ready to be England's penalty hero in Russia and is just as prepared to try his luck from 12 yards as he is to make a match-winning save. Three...

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...

Uber and Lyft subpoenaed for employment records after landmark gig economy ruling

San Francisco’s city attorney has demanded that Uber and Lyft turn over employment records after a California high court ruling that could reshape the...

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...

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Everyone Is Saying ‘A Lot Of Things’ After That Bonang Interview...

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA MAY 27: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) TV personality Bonang Matheba during the Miss SA 2018 beauty pageant grand finale at the Time...

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