Day: February 24, 2020

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For Hilary Mantel, There’s No Time Like the Past

Around that time, Mantel’s health began to deteriorate. A doctor dismissed her symptoms as a bid for attention and referred her to a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist gave her tranquilizers and an antipsychotic drug and told her to stop writing. Years later, when Mantel and McEwen were living in Botswana, she researched her symptoms and diagnosed […]

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Who is Sir Keir Starmer? Meet the MP who is favourite to become Labour leader

The latest headlines in your inbox Sir Keir Starmer is the current favourite to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. The MP for Holborn and St Pancras entered the race with calls to “rebuild” the party “fast”. The shadow Brexit secretary said Labour had lost the public’s trust over a lack of clarity on Brexit, anit-Semitism and a […]

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‘Namaste Trump!’ India Greets U.S. Leader With Epic Party — And Modest Policy Aims : NPR

Students in Mumbai draw the likenesses of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Trump, ahead of the U.S. president’s visit to India on Monday. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Indranil Mukherjee/AFP via Getty Images Students in Mumbai draw the likenesses of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Trump, ahead […]

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