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Tottenham break off Gennaro Gattuso talks as manager search goes on

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

Tottenham have broken off talks with their latest managerial target, Gennaro Gattuso, as their protracted search for a permanent successor to José Mourinho took its la


International Booker winner David Diop: ‘It’s war that’s savage, not the soldiers’

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

D avid Diop, the first French novelist and the first writer of African heritage to win the International Booker prize, along with his translator A


‘Targeted for violence’: the dangers LGBTQ+ Native Americans face

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

T he last time Fochik Hashtali* spoke with her close friend Poe Jackson, he was telling her about his plans to start a mental health group for tra


‘We outsmarted the system’: Wise founders on fintech success

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

F or the co-founders of the money transfer firm Wise, who will become billionaires when their fintech company lists on the London Stock Exchange i


The cynical attack on Stonewall is a reminder of the need to stand up for trans rights

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

W hile we endure life under this chaotic and cynical government, we can at least rely on liberal and progressive journalists to scrutinise and cha


‘Targeted for violence’: the dangers LGBTQ+ Native Americans face

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

T he last time Fochik Hashtali* spoke with her close friend Poe Jackson, he was telling her about his plans to start a mental health group for tra


‘We outsmarted the system’: Wise founders on fintech success

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

F or the co-founders of the money transfer firm Wise, who will become billionaires when their fintech company lists on the London Stock Exchange i


The cynical attack on Stonewall is a reminder of the need to stand up for trans rights

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

W hile we endure life under this chaotic and cynical government, we can at least rely on liberal and progressive journalists to scrutinise and cha


Brenda Myers-Powell: she was pimped out, left for dead – then survived to fight for other girls

Posted on Jun 18, 2021

N obody can tell Brenda Myers-Powell’s story better than Brenda herself. It’s what she has been doing since escaping 25 years of abuse and sex


Scarlett Johansson and a decade of gender politics in the Marvel universe

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

I n the history of Hollywood, there are far worse moments than the deeply cringeworthy one in Iron Man 2 when Tony Stark eyes up Black Widow and t


Joan Armatrading: Consequences review – strikingly inventive songwriter deserves her due

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

I t seems a strange thing to say about someone who was awarded a CBE last October, is still in possession of a major label contract at 70 and clea


The cynical attack on Stonewall is a reminder of the need to stand up for trans rights

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

W hile we endure life under this chaotic and cynical government, we can at least rely on liberal and progressive journalists to scrutinise and cha


‘We outsmarted the system’: Wise founders on fintech success

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

F or the co-founders of the money transfer firm Wise, who will become billionaires when their fintech company lists on the London Stock Exchange i


Brenda Myers-Powell: she was pimped out, left for dead – then survived to fight for other girls

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

N obody can tell Brenda Myers-Powell’s story better than Brenda herself. It’s what she has been doing since escaping 25 years of abuse and sex


Salaam Bombay! review – still fiercely unsentimental and throbbing with energy

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

M ira Nair’s Salaam Bombay! from 1988 was developed through journalistic research into the street children of Mumbai with her screenwriting part


Ghislaine Maxwell subjected to raw sewage in New York jail, lawyer says

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite fighting federal sex trafficking charges in New York, remains subjected to raw sewage, water deprivation, “hyper-surveillance”


Oxford Circus to be turned into pedestrian piazzas this year

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

The area around Oxford Circus in London is to be transformed into two pedestrianised piazzas after years of deliberation. Work is due to start this year and will inc


'Financially unsophisticated' baroness who transferred her £2million divorce payout to crooked 'Svengali' lawyer could be left empty-handed even if she wins court battle for damages after he declared himself bankrupt

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

An 'financially unsophisticated' aristocrat fighting to get her £2million life savings back from a crooked 'Svengali' could be left empty-handed even if she wins her c


Nothing is plain sailing in Abta v ROL Cruises blame game

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

In April 2019 we booked a £3,637 cruise to St Petersburg with Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) through the agent ROL Cruises. It was cancelled due to Covid, an


Cashless society draws closer with only one in six payments now in cash

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

The UK has moved a big step closer to becoming a cashless society after official data showed that the number of payments made using notes and coins fell by 35% in 2020


Nothing is plain sailing in Abta v ROL Cruises blame game

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

In April 2019 we booked a £3,637 cruise to St Petersburg with Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) through the agent ROL Cruises. It was cancelled due to Covid, an


Ghosted by Jenn Ashworth review – an unnerving love story

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

I n 2019’s Notes Made While Falling, a piercing amalgamation of memoir and criticism, the writer Jenn Ashworth described how, while recovering f


Ultra-thin film could one day turn regular glasses into night vision goggles, researchers say

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

A transparent metallic film allowing a viewer to see in the dark could one day turn regular spectacles into night vision googles. The ultra-thin film, made of a semi


Hungary passes law banning LGBT content in schools or kids’ TV

Posted on Jun 16, 2021

Hungary’s parliament has passed a law banning gay people from featuring in school educational materials or TV shows for under-18s, as Viktor Orbán’s ruling party