8th October 2018

Hope Hicks: Trump’s ex-adviser joins Fox

Image copyright AFP / Getty Images Hope Hicks, the former communications director for the White House, is joining Rupert Murdoch’s media empire. Ms Hicks, 29, will serve as chief communications officer for Fox, the parent…



Economists win Nobel for work on climate and growth

Image copyright Yale Image caption William Nordhaus’s research has been to used to examine the consequences of climate policy interventions This year’s Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer…


Brexit ‘boosts case for Scottish independence’

Image copyright PA Image caption Ian Blackford was speaking at the SNP conference in Glasgow Brexit is a “democratic outrage” which is boosting the case for Scottish independence, the SNP’s Westminster leader has told the…



Shopping through the eyes of someone with autism

For Connor Ward, who was diagnosed with autism two years ago, shopping can be an overwhelming experience. He explains the many factors that can make it so stressful, on the week where thousands of UK…


The need for diversity in engineering

Dr Hayaatun Sillem is used to people asking her where Dr Sillem is – and they’re usually quite embarrassed to find out that she’s standing right in front of them. Since becoming the first woman…