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Obama Reckons with a Trump Presidency

he morning after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, Barack Obama summoned staff members to the Oval Office. Some were fairly junior and had never been in the room before. They were sombre, hollowed out, some fighting tears, humiliated by the defeat, fearful of autocracy’s moving vans pulling up to the door. Although …

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Woman who spent £16m in Harrods arrested

A woman who spent £16m at Harrods and became the subject of the UK’s first Unexplained Wealth Order has been arrested and faces extradition. Zamira Hajiyeva, 55, is the wife of an ex-state banker who is serving a 15-year prison sentence for embezzlement in their home country of Azerbaijan. Mrs Hajiyeva, who lives in a …

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KFC chips: This woman’s tweet may have helped change the recipe

It was four years ago and Charlie Burness was planning a fancy dinner for her mum’s birthday. But her mum didn’t feel like a fancy dinner. She felt like KFC. They enjoyed the meal but when they got home the family was in agreement – KFC’s chips let the team down. Charlie, from London, sent …

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