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BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fund

BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fund

BT is to become the first FTSE 100 employer to use “nudge economics” to help its 65,000 UK staff to save for a rainy day.The telecoms group was named this week [...] Read full article: BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fun...→

Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockdown BLOCKED by Chancellor – ‘Rishi saved the day!’

Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockdown BLOCKED by Chancellor – ‘Rishi saved the day!’

BORIS JOHNSON was keen to impose a second national COVID-19 lockdown but relented amidst fears his chancellor would quit according to an incendiary report. Read full article: Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockd...→

Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a rogue participle

Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a rogue participle

We had a dangling participle in the first sentence of an editorial last week: “Emerging, submarine-like, for a photo op at a Covid-secure cabinet meeting, the [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a r...→

Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'monster' 21-stone halibut

Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'monster' 21-stone halibut

Jamie Barrett, owner of Marple Fishmongers and the The Fisherman's Table seafood restaurant in Marple, Stockport, took delivery of the huge fish on Tuesday mor [...] Read full article: Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'mon...→

Britain's best attractions for a rainy day

Britain's best attractions for a rainy day

Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don't have to. This week: attractions where ra [...] Read full article: Britain's best attractions for a rainy d...→

Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York tops global box office

Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York tops global box office

Film shunned by cast and studio in wake of sexual assault allegations against director finds eager audience beyond United States Read full article: Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York to...→

Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and saved-up beer… how VE Day was celebrated at the table

Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and saved-up beer… how VE Day was celebrated at the table

When victory was announced, the people of Britain ate, drank and made merry as they hadn’t since the war effort began Read full article: Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and save...→

Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp up’ has ramped up exponentially

Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp up’ has ramped up exponentially

Several outbreaks of vogue words and phrases have followed the coronavirus pandemic. One that is extremely infectious is “ramp up”. The centre of this infectio [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp u...→

Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails to block the sea lanes

Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails to block the sea lanes

his was our headline on a defence story last week: “Melting Arctic ice caps bolstering China’s military, warns UK navy chief.” Maybe I’m too literal, but a bol [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails t...→

Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk – it will only cause delay

Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk – it will only cause delay

n an editorial on the resurgence of coronavirus cases, we said that in the early stage of the epidemic in March, “vital time was lost somewhere in the Downing [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk ...→

Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always right

Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always right

The thing about Alastair Campbell, who I am glad has become a frequent contributor to The Independent, is that he can write. It was he who teasingly peered ove [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always r...→

A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée Chalamet is exceptional in oddly-paced flick

A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée Chalamet is exceptional in oddly-paced flick

A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK sends viewers to a modern version of old-style New York movies, where the protagonist is more villain than hero, and he is surrounded b [...] Read full article: A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée...→

Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors who saved his life

Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors who saved his life

“He was so determined the whole way through, even the rainy days he powered through." Read full article: Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors w...→

Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation' confession strikes chord with Brits

Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation' confession strikes chord with Brits

Us actor Tom Hollander, who'll be seen in the BBC One adaptation of David Nicholls' book on Sunday night, described an average 24 hours for the Sunday Times Ma [...] Read full article: Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation'...→

Mea Culpa: the mysterious rules of the order of adjectives

n our review of ITV’s new autumn series The Singapore Grip, we said that Daniel York Loh, the writer and actor, had accused the show of “recycling racist old t [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: the mysterious rules of the o...→

A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Apple case has saved our FDI bacon

A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Apple case has saved our FDI bacon

The decision by the General Court of the European Union, the EU’s second-highest court, came as an unexpected relief this month. It ruled that Ireland had not [...] Read full article: A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Ap...→

BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fund

BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fund

BT is to become the first FTSE 100 employer to use “nudge economics” to help its 65,000 UK staff to save for a rainy day.The telecoms group was named this week [...] Read full article: BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fun...→

Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation' confession strikes chord with Brits

Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation' confession strikes chord with Brits

Us actor Tom Hollander, who'll be seen in the BBC One adaptation of David Nicholls' book on Sunday night, described an average 24 hours for the Sunday Times Ma [...] Read full article: Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation'...→

Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk – it will only cause delay

Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk – it will only cause delay

n an editorial on the resurgence of coronavirus cases, we said that in the early stage of the epidemic in March, “vital time was lost somewhere in the Downing [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk ...→

Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a rogue participle

Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a rogue participle

We had a dangling participle in the first sentence of an editorial last week: “Emerging, submarine-like, for a photo op at a Covid-secure cabinet meeting, the [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a r...→

Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always right

Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always right

The thing about Alastair Campbell, who I am glad has become a frequent contributor to The Independent, is that he can write. It was he who teasingly peered ove [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always r...→

Britain's best attractions for a rainy day

Britain's best attractions for a rainy day

Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don't have to. This week: attractions where ra [...] Read full article: Britain's best attractions for a rainy d...→

A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Apple case has saved our FDI bacon

A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Apple case has saved our FDI bacon

The decision by the General Court of the European Union, the EU’s second-highest court, came as an unexpected relief this month. It ruled that Ireland had not [...] Read full article: A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Ap...→

Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors who saved his life

Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors who saved his life

“He was so determined the whole way through, even the rainy days he powered through." Read full article: Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors w...→

Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and saved-up beer… how VE Day was celebrated at the table

Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and saved-up beer… how VE Day was celebrated at the table

When victory was announced, the people of Britain ate, drank and made merry as they hadn’t since the war effort began Read full article: Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and save...→

Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails to block the sea lanes

Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails to block the sea lanes

his was our headline on a defence story last week: “Melting Arctic ice caps bolstering China’s military, warns UK navy chief.” Maybe I’m too literal, but a bol [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails t...→

Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockdown BLOCKED by Chancellor – ‘Rishi saved the day!’

Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockdown BLOCKED by Chancellor – ‘Rishi saved the day!’

BORIS JOHNSON was keen to impose a second national COVID-19 lockdown but relented amidst fears his chancellor would quit according to an incendiary report. Read full article: Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockd...→

Mea Culpa: the mysterious rules of the order of adjectives

n our review of ITV’s new autumn series The Singapore Grip, we said that Daniel York Loh, the writer and actor, had accused the show of “recycling racist old t [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: the mysterious rules of the o...→

Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'monster' 21-stone halibut

Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'monster' 21-stone halibut

Jamie Barrett, owner of Marple Fishmongers and the The Fisherman's Table seafood restaurant in Marple, Stockport, took delivery of the huge fish on Tuesday mor [...] Read full article: Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'mon...→

A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée Chalamet is exceptional in oddly-paced flick

A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée Chalamet is exceptional in oddly-paced flick

A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK sends viewers to a modern version of old-style New York movies, where the protagonist is more villain than hero, and he is surrounded b [...] Read full article: A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée...→

Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York tops global box office

Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York tops global box office

Film shunned by cast and studio in wake of sexual assault allegations against director finds eager audience beyond United States Read full article: Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York to...→

Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp up’ has ramped up exponentially

Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp up’ has ramped up exponentially

Several outbreaks of vogue words and phrases have followed the coronavirus pandemic. One that is extremely infectious is “ramp up”. The centre of this infectio [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp u...→

BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fund

BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fund

BT is to become the first FTSE 100 employer to use “nudge economics” to help its 65,000 UK staff to save for a rainy day.The telecoms group was named this week [...] Read full article: BT calls on staff to start rainy-day fun...→

Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails to block the sea lanes

Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails to block the sea lanes

his was our headline on a defence story last week: “Melting Arctic ice caps bolstering China’s military, warns UK navy chief.” Maybe I’m too literal, but a bol [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: A waterlogged cushion fails t...→

Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation' confession strikes chord with Brits

Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation' confession strikes chord with Brits

Us actor Tom Hollander, who'll be seen in the BBC One adaptation of David Nicholls' book on Sunday night, described an average 24 hours for the Sunday Times Ma [...] Read full article: Tom Hollander's 'rainy day masturbation'...→

Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockdown BLOCKED by Chancellor – ‘Rishi saved the day!’

Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockdown BLOCKED by Chancellor – ‘Rishi saved the day!’

BORIS JOHNSON was keen to impose a second national COVID-19 lockdown but relented amidst fears his chancellor would quit according to an incendiary report. Read full article: Boris Johnson’s second coronavirus lockd...→

Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk – it will only cause delay

Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk – it will only cause delay

n an editorial on the resurgence of coronavirus cases, we said that in the early stage of the epidemic in March, “vital time was lost somewhere in the Downing [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: no reason for a crooked walk ...→

Mea Culpa: the mysterious rules of the order of adjectives

n our review of ITV’s new autumn series The Singapore Grip, we said that Daniel York Loh, the writer and actor, had accused the show of “recycling racist old t [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: the mysterious rules of the o...→

Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a rogue participle

Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a rogue participle

We had a dangling participle in the first sentence of an editorial last week: “Emerging, submarine-like, for a photo op at a Covid-secure cabinet meeting, the [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: A nation left dangling by a r...→

Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'monster' 21-stone halibut

Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'monster' 21-stone halibut

Jamie Barrett, owner of Marple Fishmongers and the The Fisherman's Table seafood restaurant in Marple, Stockport, took delivery of the huge fish on Tuesday mor [...] Read full article: Catch of the day! Fishmonger buys a 'mon...→

Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always right

Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always right

The thing about Alastair Campbell, who I am glad has become a frequent contributor to The Independent, is that he can write. It was he who teasingly peered ove [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: Alastair Campbell is always r...→

Britain's best attractions for a rainy day

Britain's best attractions for a rainy day

Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don't have to. This week: attractions where ra [...] Read full article: Britain's best attractions for a rainy d...→

A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée Chalamet is exceptional in oddly-paced flick

A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée Chalamet is exceptional in oddly-paced flick

A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK sends viewers to a modern version of old-style New York movies, where the protagonist is more villain than hero, and he is surrounded b [...] Read full article: A Rainy Day In New York review: Timothée...→

A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Apple case has saved our FDI bacon

A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Apple case has saved our FDI bacon

The decision by the General Court of the European Union, the EU’s second-highest court, came as an unexpected relief this month. It ruled that Ireland had not [...] Read full article: A bad day for the Irish taxpayer? The Ap...→

Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York tops global box office

Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York tops global box office

Film shunned by cast and studio in wake of sexual assault allegations against director finds eager audience beyond United States Read full article: Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York to...→

Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors who saved his life

Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors who saved his life

“He was so determined the whole way through, even the rainy days he powered through." Read full article: Tamworth boy runs 5k a day for doctors w...→

Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and saved-up beer… how VE Day was celebrated at the table

Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and saved-up beer… how VE Day was celebrated at the table

When victory was announced, the people of Britain ate, drank and made merry as they hadn’t since the war effort began Read full article: Sandwiches, eggless sponge cake and save...→

Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp up’ has ramped up exponentially

Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp up’ has ramped up exponentially

Several outbreaks of vogue words and phrases have followed the coronavirus pandemic. One that is extremely infectious is “ramp up”. The centre of this infectio [...] Read full article: Mea Culpa: the use of the phrase ‘ramp u...→