Employment in the industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind “One of the biggest challenges is explaining that you are not a maid. That your job is to
Oil and gas executives are holding an exclusive invitation-only forum with environmentalists and government representatives on the sidelines of the UN climate summit, in what critics have condemned as
Carmine Marceno was a rising Republican star in Florida a year ago, having leveraged his crime-fighting prowess, celebrity friendships and knack for self-promotion to secure the job of Lee county sheriff.
Japanese arrowroot blankets the Alabama countryside, strangling the trees and fields. An endless tyre dump stretches to the horizon. Plastic waste accumulates in the oceans, forming a seventh continent.
The number of mammals, insects, amphibians, fish and birds is in steep decline, the world’s forests are on fire and the abundance of life is diminishing at rates unprecedented in human history. The TV
“If ever a plot needed a twist, this one does.” That’s one of the most arch, and celebrated lines in Preston Sturges’ Sullivan’s Travels. It’s great comic story that’s both about storytelling, and about
The view from the Grand Pier at Weston-super-Mare takes in the facade of a quintessential British seaside resort – a sprawling sandy beach lined by a broad promenade, Edwardian hotels, arcade entertainments
Behind the remote research huts of Sermilik ice station, a vast sheet of ice stretches north for 1,480 miles, spanning an area three times the size of France. It is holding 10% of the world’s freshwater,
There’s no official news that a Princess Bride remake is in the works – don’t panic – but the mere mention of the idea has been descended on by fans of the original, with actor Jamie Lee Curtis, the film’s
Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Benny Gantz, have both vowed to lead Israel’s next government, despite early results and exit polls appearing to show they would both struggle to form a coalition.
Top story: Israel faces months of limbo with election too close to call Good morning briefers. My name is Martin Farrer and it’s my pleasure to bring you the top stories this Wednesday. Benjamin Netanyahu
Our built environment is becoming one big computer. “Smartness” is coming to saturate our stores, workplaces, homes, cities. As we go about our daily lives, data is made, stored, analyzed and used to algorithmic
We were only a few minutes into our boat trip across the Stockholm archipelago when we began to smell the smoke. In the distance was Stora (or Great) Fjäderholmarna, the largest of the four “Feather Islands”,
On stage I am a lumbering monkey. I make primate sounds; I beat my chest. My teammate, Aran, joins me and grunts back. The audience laughs. So far, so good. Not long ago, standing in front of a paying
‘A British type of western’: MotoringJourno What started as a low-key gangster story has effectively created a sort-of British type of western, influenced fashion, introduced a world beyond the usual of
It’s sumo, sushi and the vast urban sprawl for Sue Perkins as she begins the first of a two-part series exploring Japanese culture. It’s tongue-in-cheek without becoming exoticising as she drily roams
In 1937, Margaret Bourke-White photographed an advertisement that read: “World’s highest standard of living: There’s no way like the American way.” It was seen in Louisville, shortly after a flooding Ohio
Inside a dilapidated, labyrinthine building in the outer reaches of south-east London, Black Midi are posing for photographs – a shoot that is 99% stony-faced nonchalance, 1% comedy boxing demonstration.
On 12 September, the European Central Bank decided to launch yet another asset-purchase programme, with plans to buy €20bn ($22bn) in new securities per month for an indefinite period of time, using the
The way in which our school system has been transformed this decade has been a rehearsal for the way in which our democratic norms are now being trashed Some defenders of democracy tog themselves up in
Local TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against climate misinformation. Over the past decade, a growing number of meteorologists and weathercasters have begun addressing the crisis
For a century they were considered pretty 2,000-year-old pendants with no use other than for decoration. But English Heritage will reveal on Wednesday that they had a fascinating purpose: as makeup applicators
How are you supposed to react when a robot calls you a “gook”? At first glance, ImageNet Roulette seems like just another viral selfie app – those irresistible 21st-century magic mirrors that offer a of