Felicity Spector 345 items found
The untimely death at the weekend of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has drawn attention to the unprecedented rise in the use of heroin across the United States.
"The time for the healing of the wounds has begun." There was to be no revenge, no retribution. Instead Mandela showed the world another way to truth and justice: forgiveness.
It was the flagship achievement of his presidency: now amid the disaster of his health care rollout - President Obama is fighting to restore some credibility - as his ratings drop through the floor.
It's "chocolate week", that annual celebration of all things indulgent and sweet. But has chocolate finally overcome its darker history - from child trafficking to crop-ravaged land?
Is it a doughnut? Is it a muffin? No - it's a David vs Goliath trademark dispute as the owner of a small London bakery chain takes on the might of Starbucks UK over a recipe she claims as her own.
It is crisis governance with the entire American economy at stake. Republicans are threatening to shut down the US government at midnight tonight in a battle over Obama's flagship healthcare law.
The labour market is changing. More women are in work, more are breadwinners, there is a revolution in flexible working from home. But as a new survey shows, it is far from equal yet.