Jeremy Wright’s arcane argot spewed forth in monotonous semibreves, writes HENRY DEEDES

Jeremy Wright’s arcane argot spewed forth in monotonous semibreves, writes HENRY DEEDES

div id="js-article-text" class="article-text wide heading-tag-switch"> Jeremy Wright's arcane argot spewed forth in monotonous semibreves: HENRY DEEDES watches the plodding Culture Secretary passing the buck When David Mellor's Adonis-like frame occupied the Department of Culture, it was colloquially known as the 'Ministry of Fun'.The reasons were not hard to discern. After all, most other government jobs…
Stay sun safe this weekend to avoid ‘a day stuck in hospital’

Stay sun safe this weekend to avoid ‘a day stuck in hospital’

div id="js-article-text" class="article-text wide heading-tag-switch"> Stay sun safe this weekend to avoid 'a day stuck in hospital': NHS England's top nurse urges Britons to stock up on sunscreen as temperatures are set to reach 91ºF NHS England's most senior nurse has urged people to stay sun safe this weekend.Ruth May, chief nursing officer for England,…
Carole Middleton keeps with the Wimbledon dress code in a chic white dress

Carole Middleton keeps with the Wimbledon dress code in a chic white dress

Carole Middleton stays faithful to the Wimbledon dress code in a chic white tunic dress - as she joins husband Michael on day three at SW19 After the Duchess of Cambridge's surprise appearance at Wimbledon yesterday, it was the turn of her parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, to find their seats at the All England Club…
A light-up keyboard from Roli teaches you to play piano like it’s Guitar Hero

A light-up keyboard from Roli teaches you to play piano like it’s Guitar Hero

div class="c-entry-content"> Many people try to learn an instrument at one point or another in their life, and for a lot of us that instrument is the piano. But when you give up learning there’s no easy way back — not without paying for expensive lessons at least. Music hardware startup Roli wants to change…
Ford-VW alliance expands to include autonomous and electric vehicles

Ford-VW alliance expands to include autonomous and electric vehicles

In a widely anticipated move, Ford and Volkswagen announced Friday their plan to expand their seven-month-old alliance to include autonomous and electric vehicles. As part of the deal, VW will invest a whopping $2.6 billion in Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle startup based in Pittsburgh that practically no one had heard of until Ford’s own…
RHA releases wireless edition of the excellent T20 earphones

RHA releases wireless edition of the excellent T20 earphones

div class="c-entry-content"> Scotland’s RHA is one of those charming boutique companies that operates on the strength of word-of-mouth recommendations and the occasional placement on Apple store shelves. Specializing in earphones, its best model to date has been the T20, which I gave a glowing review back in 2015, and which today gets an overdue wireless…
Fitbit’s Versa, Ionic, and Ace fitness trackers are cheaper for Prime Day

Fitbit’s Versa, Ionic, and Ace fitness trackers are cheaper for Prime Day

Fitbit has announced a few price cuts on its catalog of fitness trackers for Amazon Prime Day 2019. The best deal of the bunch is on the Fitbit Versa Lite, which is currently $119.95. That’s $30 off of its usual $159.95 price. This is the biggest price drop yet for this model, and it can…
Sony’s new USB-C hub promises the fastest data transfer and charging yet

Sony’s new USB-C hub promises the fastest data transfer and charging yet

USB-C hubs are (sadly) pretty common these days, and now Sony is getting in the game with the MRW-S3, a nice-looking hub that checks a whole bunch of high-end spec boxes like 100W USB-C PD charging and a UHS-II SD card reader that most don’t. For any hub, the most important spec is what ports…

Destination Of The Month: What Makes Australia In October A Great Time To Go...

If you are planning to escape to a place far away, where the wild adventure awaits you, there is no better place than the...
This is what the world looks like: Stunning photos all feature in new competition

This is what the world looks like: Stunning photos all feature in new competition

This is what the world looks like: Stunning photos of an African midwife who moonlights as a rubbish picker, Rohingya refugees and the Milky Way over Stonehenge all feature in new competition Advertisement Rugiatu (foreground) and Mabinty, collect oysters at low tide on a mudbank in the Sherbro River Delta, in Sierra Leone Milky Way…