Tens of thousands of opponents of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have gathered in Minsk to protest against disputed elections. The “March for Freedom” in the centre of the capital comes amid growing anger over alleged poll-rigging and police violence at subsequent protests. Meanwhile, in an address to a smaller crowd […]

President Donald Trump has paid tribute to his “best friend” and youngest brother following his death at 71. “It is with [a] heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight,” he said in a statement on Saturday. The president had visited his brother in hospital […]

Thousands of holidaymakers have seen their plans thrown into chaos after UK quarantine measures were imposed on France from Saturday. The 14-day isolation requirement begins at 04:00 BST and also applies to people arriving from the Netherlands, Monaco, Malta, Turks and Caicos, and Aruba. It comes after France’s prime minister […]

President Donald Trump says he has heard Democratic running mate Kamala Harris “doesn’t qualify” to serve as US vice-president, amplifying a fringe legal theory critics decry as racist. Ms Harris was born to a Jamaican father and Indian mother in Oakland, California, on 20 October 1964. But a conservative law […]

FROM OUR OBSESSION Future of Work Preparing for a labor force that doesn’t yet exist. Teleworking is widening income inequality all over the world, according to a new study from the International Monetary Fund. The ability to work remotely has become a make-or-break factor for many workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Unless […]

FROM OUR OBSESSION The Third Age of TV First came broadcast, then cable, now streaming. Most companies are having a tough time these days. Netflix, however, is doing just fine. The streaming service revealed today that it added more than 10 million global subscribers in the second quarter, beating both […]