Defence is the best form of attack for our challenges

At a time of unprecedented economic challenges, the Government will have to make tough decisions. It’s more important than ever that we find new ways of designing and building military equipment to ensure these capabilities, which are essential to our national security, are adaptable and affordable. Tempest is a great […]

The Young Vic’s 50th Birthday

Kwame Kwei-Armah It was gutting to hear that the Young Vic had to cancel their plans for a gigantic street party to celebrate their 50th birthday in September. Like many of us who have celebrated birthdays during the pandemic, the theatre was forced to opt instead for a smaller, more […]

Chris Wallace, Trump campaign adviser spar over first family’s refusal to wear masks at debate

Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallacePost-debate poll finds Biden with leads in two key states Trump’s performance was a gift to American democracy Chris Wallace: Trump arrived too late to be tested in Ohio before debate, relied on ‘honor system’ MORE and Steve Cortes, an adviser to President TrumpDonald John TrumpJaime Harrison […]

Our city may be rescued yet: Steve Duin column

You understand, I trust, why I must begin with the rescue dog. Her name is Kailani. A “Lab-Great-Dane-something-Border-Collie mix,” says Valerie Carey, who lives on North Denver Avenue, just ’round the corner from Portland Police Association headquarters. Kailani doesn’t easily rattle. “Fourth of July fireworks? They don’t bother her at […]

8 products that inspired today’s smart home

The 2010s ushered in the modern age of smart home technology, complete with affordable voice assistants, design-forward thermostats that adjust for you and robot vacuums you control from your phone.  But smart home products existed long before the 21st century.  For more like this Subscribe to the Smart Home newsletter, receive […]