Dismayed to discover a bear behind at the Baftas

This week I pondered awards shows, curling, fashion, antidepressants and ‘managed ambitious divergence’ Monday I’ve never seen the attraction of awards events on TV. Especially when there is a new episode of Endeavour and a new series of Homeland starting Read More

Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event

In light of the Florida massacre, the company expresses ‘regret’ over its decision to bring the game to CPAC Facebook is facing backlash for bringing a virtual reality shooting game to a rightwing conference where the National Rifle Association (NRA) Read More

Risky relationships: why women are more likely to die of a broken heart

In her new book, heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp explores how modern medicine is only beginning to understand the connection between body and emotion Takotsubo cardiomyopathy – commonly known as broken heart syndrome – is rare but real. As a Read More

Car hits White House security barrier during Turnbull-Trump meeting

Australian prime minister says Barnaby Joyce has made the right decision in quitting and reaffirms Liberal-National ties The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and his wife, Lucy, were caught up in a White House lockdown following a media briefing after Read More

Nigel Farage gets warm welcome at gathering of US right wing

CPAC attendees applaud Brexit and boo London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, amid growing European populist influence at event Nigel Farage received a rousing reception from American conservatives on Friday, as the audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) cheered Brexit Read More