Resist the urge to over-explain yourself, says Annalisa Barbieri – you have nothing to apologise for
I’m a middle-aged woman, and many women I meet ask if I have children. I do not. They often ask why not, but I cannot tell them. The real reason is because I am a failure, both personally and professionally, and have been for most of my life. There are many causes – a mental health condition that it would be immoral to pass on, a date rape, an abusive relationship, a promising career destroyed by...
Accrington and its surrounding district have lost 50 of 95 public houses since 2001. But why?
Fifteen years ago, taxi driver Basharat Khan would drive past the Hyndburn Inn on Accrington’s Blackburn Road and marvel at how packed it was. He never went inside – he doesn’t drink – but he noted its reliably heaving beer garden.
These days, Khan is inside the building most days: six years ago he converted it into a halal butcher’s shop, which he runs with his son, Waqar. Instead of pints of bitter,...
About 37 percent of respondents to a Pew Research Center survey said they believed that AI and related tech wouldn't improve lives by 2030.