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MacKenzie Bezos pledges at least half her wealth to charity

Jeff Bezos former wife, known as worlds 22nd richest person with $36.6bn fortune, signs up to the Giving Pledge MacKenzie Bezos, who recently became the worlds fourth richest woman after founder and chief executive of Amazon, has promised to give away at least half her $36.6bn (28.4bn) fortune. The 49 year-old novelist and founder of […]

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Stephen Moore: Trump’s Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination

President said on Twitter Moore decided to withdraw just hours after Moore insisted he was all in Stephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will no longer be nominated to the Donald Trump, the president said on Thursday. Trump past remarks about women made by Moore in speeches and published articles. In a letter to Trump […]

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How May’s failed deal shattered EU relations

Lack of assurances on backstop and customs union led to impasse If they want to leave, they should do it now, Brexit adviser, Olly Robbins, to speak to the EUs most senior lawyers would be denied until the treaty exit mechanism, known as article 50, was triggered. Timeline Five key moments Show Hide 19 June […]

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Officials forced way in to Stephen Moore home after failure to pay ex-wife debts

Authorized 2013 break-in began process of selling property owned by Trump Fed pick to raise money owed after divorce A court official accompanied by four police officers had to break into the home of Stephen Moore, Donald Trumps pick for the Federal Reserve board, after he repeatedly failed to pay debts to his ex-wife. The […]

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Christchurch attacks: the media’s rush to be first causes its own kind of harm

Facebooks AI may have failed the victims but humans didnt do much better Rookie journalists struggling with their copy are often told by news editors: Just tell the story. An esteemed colleague once told me his first editor told him to imagine shouting the intro to an aged relative moving away at speed on a […]

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‘Broke up with sleep’: Cory Booker exposed as addicted to coffee jokes

Democratic presidential candidate joked 14 times in 10 years about cheating on sleep with his hot friend coffee The US Democratic Anna Fitzpatrick. In the tweets, Booker variously describes coffee as his hot friend and a hot, tall, delicious one, and jokes that sleep is serving him divorce papers due to his love affair with […]

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‘The US hasn’t been this divided since the 60s’: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor on how to save America

For his new book, America 51, the Slipknot frontman has been examining the sicknesses at the heart of US culture and from Donald Trump to modern dating, heres his exclusive guide to navigating them Dont fear Donald Trump He is so ineffectual. Everyone was worried about the crazy things hed do, but theres nothing that […]

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Liam Fox: EU trade deal after Brexit should be ‘easiest in history’ to get

International trade secretary tells Today programme the government is not making contingency plans for leaving without deal Liam Fox has said a post-Brexit free trade deal with the EU should be the easiest in human history, but insisted that the UK could survive without one. Speaking to BBC Radio 4s Today programme on Thursday, the […]

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