• This week’s best radio: political portraits and on-the-ball podcasts

    Cartoonist and author Martin Rowson. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian In Life Drawing (21-25 August, 1.45pm, Radio 4), the Guardian’s own Martin Rowson creates likenesses of newspaper editor George Osborne, poet John Cooper Clarke, political journalist Julia Langdon, zoologist Sarah Christie and illustrator Ralph Steadman while talking to them about their lives and the part they have played in his. Osborne points out that […]

  • STARTUPS
    Three founders ousted in three weeks; why startups fail to check sexual harassment

    “I made advances towards multiple women in work-related situations, where it was clearly inappropriate. I put people in compromising and inappropriate situations, and I selfishly took advantage of those situations…. My behavior was inexcusable and wrong.” Thus begun the confessional blog post titled ‘I’m a creep. I’m sorry’ by Dave McClure, co-founder and managing partner […]

  • STARTUPS
    Indian banks’ loans rose 10.4% in two weeks to 30 September: RBI

    Outstanding loans rose Rs2.11 trillion ($31.56 billion) to Rs75.21 trillion in the two weeks to 30 September. Photo:Pradeep Gaur/Mint Indian banks’ loans rose 10.4% in the two weeks to 30 September from a year earlier, while deposits rose 11.3%, the Reserve Bank of India’s weekly statistical supplement showed on Friday. Outstanding loans rose Rs2.11 trillion […]

  • The week’s first-class podcasts: You should keep in mind This, Embedded, Radiolab

    Marlene Dietrich dances with Elia Kazan, who furnished Congress with a list of supposed communists in Hollywood. picture: Hulton Archive/Getty pix Melissa Locker Monday 30 may additionally 2016 15.31 BST closing changed on Monday 30 may additionally 2016 19.58 BST proportion on Pinterest percentage on LinkedIn share on Google+ stocks sixty nine feedback 0 shop […]

  • NEWS
    Inflation surprise activates biggest India bond decline in 3 weeks

    Mumbai: Indian bonds fell, pushing the ten–12 months yield higher by way of the most in 3 weeks, asfaster-than-expected inflation damped the outlook for economic easing. consumer prices rose five.39% in April from a year ago, professional facts confirmed after the near of markets on Thursday. That passed the median forecast for a 5.05% growth […]

  • PODCASTS
    This Week’s Best Podcasts, Articles And Clips To Make You Smarter

    Wear headphones in the office without getting scowls, hear about the northernmost land action in the civil war and learn how to sound smart when speaking in public in this, the inaugural edition of Lifehacker’s Thinking Cap. Title gif by Nick Criscuolo. Welcome to Lifehacker’s Thinking Cap, a new series where we round up interesting, […]