Top US general dismisses warnings of imminent Chinese invasion of Taiwan

America’s most senior general has rejected warnings of an impending Chinese invasion of Taiwan, insisting that the People’s Liberation Army has not yet been able to annex the island. “I…

Hasta la vista! Tailoring hits the trail

The versatile suit of this season proves that a well-cut jacket can take you anywhere … Source link

Iranians lose faith in chance of change through the ballot box

Iranians are voting in a presidential election on Friday that is predicted to strengthen the government’s hardliners’ control over the Islamic Republic, but any victory for the Conservatives could be…

US companies’ embrace of Juneteenth holiday rings hollow for many

As a diversity consultant, Dee Marshall advises Wall Street banks on how to become more hospitable workplaces for coloreds. You would think she would be excited if her clients asked…

Open-air theatre offers kinship with the ancients

Through a gap in the trees you can only see the crest of Ben Vrackie, the ‘speckled mountain’, in the evening sun. The air is slightly sharper as the heat…

Ronaldo’s Coke moment signals shifting balance of power in sport

Cristiano Ronaldo’s rejection of strategic Coca-Cola bottles during a press conference during this week’s Euro 2020 football championship has caused sponsors and organizers of the tournament to scramble to limit…

Tesco makes solid start to its financial year

This article is a local version of our City Bulletin newsletter. Sign in here to send the newsletter directly to your mailbox every news day A resilient performance by its…

Tesco retail sales growth almost grinds to a halt

Retail sales in Tesco rose by just 1 per cent in the three months to end-May, as the UK’s largest supermarket has tightened since the start of the pandemic last…

Crown Estate prepares for a century’s worth of change in next decade

According to the boss of the monarch’s property portfolio, the Crown Estate will have to change more in the next decade than in the previous century, as it grapples with…

András Schiff’s Johannes Brahms: Piano Concertos — poetry and purpose

A generation has passed since instrumental take-off, but it is still rare for a piano of the appropriate period to be used in a concerto. In today’s concert halls, a…