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‘Ridiculously complex’: Top financier blasts UK’s biggest fund

‘Ridiculously complex’: Top financier blasts UK’s biggest fund

It’s the biggest single stock market fund in Britain, holding nearly £20bn of small investors’ cash. Yet while the FTSE 100 has soared, hitting a record high this week, the fund, managed by Standard Life, has made nothing for investors for five years....

today, 07:25 in Business
 
UK's pre-summit push to 'divide and rule EU27' impeded Brexit talks

UK's pre-summit push to 'divide and rule EU27' impeded Brexit talks

The British government’s attempt to lobby individual EU leaders in the run-up to the recent crunch EU summit, where member states were to judge the progress of the negotiations, actively damaged Theresa May’s hopes of a better outcome, the Guardian...

today, 07:24 in Politics
 
Forking hell! Is The Good Place the ultimate TV show for our times?

Forking hell! Is The Good Place the ultimate TV show for our times?

If there’s one thing that hit Netflix show The Good Place is absolutely, definitely not about, it’s The State of the World Today. Intentionally, anyway. For one thing, this feelgood sitcom isn’t even set in our world, but in a non-denominational...

today, 07:12 in Showbiz
 
Blind date: ‘She probably thinks I’ve seen too many Sharknado films’

Blind date: ‘She probably thinks I’ve seen too many Sharknado films’

Meg on Jamie What were you hoping for? A fun evening with an interesting person. First impressions? Friendly, nice smile, handsome. What did you talk about? MSN messenger, scuba diving and Jeff Bezos. Any awkward moments? None that I noticed. Good...

today, 07:05 in Lifestyle
 
Akala: ‘As I grew up, I became embarrassed by my mother’s whiteness'

Akala: ‘As I grew up, I became embarrassed by my mother’s whiteness'

One day in 1988, at the age of five, I returned home from school upset. My mum tried to work out why but I was reluctant to tell her. After some coaxing, I told her that a boy in the playground had called me a particularly nasty name. As I was about...

today, 07:05 in Lifestyle
 
A letter to… my slob of a partner

A letter to… my slob of a partner

I know you think there should be more sex in this relationship, and I know you think it’s my fault. But you must realise that nobody is obliged to have sex if they don’t want to, even if they are in a long-term relationship. I never signed up to...

today, 07:05 in Lifestyle
 
Which goddess is said to live in Halema‘uma‘u Crater in Hawaii? The Weekend quiz

Which goddess is said to live in Halema‘uma‘u Crater in Hawaii? The Weekend quiz

The questions 1 What was first recorded in Crimea in 1346-7? 2 In South Africa, what is a braai? 3 Bekonscot in Beaconsfield is the oldest example of what? 4 Which ancient ruler was, in full, VII Philopator? 5 Where is Lallans spoken? 6 Which former...

today, 07:05 in Lifestyle
 
Saturday’s best TV: The Biggest Weekend; How The Young Ones Changed Comedy

Saturday’s best TV: The Biggest Weekend; How The Young Ones Changed Comedy

The Biggest Weekend From 6.45pm, BBC One, BBC Two & BBC Four The event formerly known as Radio 1’s Big Weekend has got bigger. Now taking place at venues in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the event spreads itself widely over the...

today, 06:30 in Showbiz
 
Bristol University faces growing anger after student suicides

Bristol University faces growing anger after student suicides

It is exam season at the University of Bristol. Midweek the campus is quiet. Students emerge periodically from exam halls chatting with their friends. The university Twitter feed is full of posts about support services and how to deal with exam...

today, 06:23 in Learning
 
May pleads with EU27 for Brexit deal she can defend

May pleads with EU27 for Brexit deal she can defend

Theresa May pleaded with EU leaders over dinner in Brussels to help her strike a Brexit deal that she can defend to voters back home, admitting talks had got off to a bad start over the summer. The prime minister made the appeal over dinner with 27...

today, 06:22 in Politics
 

Sesame Street creators sue over The Happytime Murders puppet film

The creators of Sesame Street have filed a lawsuit against the distributor of an upcoming Hollywood film The Happytime Murders to halt an advertising tagline that it claims falsely associates itself with the children’s television show. An early...

today, 06:12 in Art & Culture
 
Tim Dowling: Oprah and I turned up too early for the royal wedding

Tim Dowling: Oprah and I turned up too early for the royal wedding

My wife is on holiday in Spain, riding horses with a friend. I’ve been on my own for about 24 hours, and I have already started talking to myself. With no one in the room to look up occasionally and say, “What are you going on about now?”, my exterior...

today, 06:03 in World News
 
Bristol University faces growing anger after student suicides

Bristol University faces growing anger after student suicides

It is exam season at the University of Bristol. Midweek the campus is quiet. Students emerge periodically from exam halls chatting with their friends. The university Twitter feed is full of posts about support services and how to deal with exam...

today, 06:02 in Health
 
Brexit will cause loss of influence on scale of 1970s, says ex-MI6 chief

Brexit will cause loss of influence on scale of 1970s, says ex-MI6 chief

Brexit is set to cause a loss of UK influence on a par with the 1970s, requiring a national assessment of how the UK’s future standing can be recovered once Brexit is complete, Sir John Sawers, the former head of MI6, has warned. Speaking to the...

today, 05:50 in Politics
 
Hawaii volcano: 'lava tide' flows down street, destroying dozens more properties

Hawaii volcano: 'lava tide' flows down street, destroying dozens more properties

A tide of molten rock turned a Hawaii street into a volcanic wasteland on Friday as the number of homes destroyed by the erupting Kilauea volcano soared and authorities told residents to flee a surge of lava. The destructive fury of the erupting...

today, 05:36 in World News
 


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