Tesla co-founder Elon Musk: a new book is particularly revelatory about his childhood, telling of an abusive father and a difficult time at school where he was bullied by his peers. Photographer: Tim Rue/Bloomberg

With school started and the rest of us back at our desks, it is the end of what has been a relentless summer of business news: the fate of Greece and (...)

Woman doing hand wraps before working out. Photograph: Getty’s LeanIn collection

There is the businesswoman, wearing a suit and glasses and holding a briefcase. There is the mother, smiling as she pours milk into her children’s ce(...)

Sir Richard Branson: declares himself to be a “tie-loathing adventurer and thrill seeker, who believes in turning ideas into reality”. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Boris Johnson says nothing at all. Warren Buffett gives his job title. Sir Richard Branson declares himself to be a “Tie-loathing adventurer and thril(...)

The Rolling Stones perform at Hyde Park in London on July 6th. Photograph: Simone Joyner/Getty Images

At the sound of the third chord, I let out a roar of recognition, lifted both arms above my head (quite an achievement when 170,000 bodies are pressi(...)

A shamrock in the window of an Irish pub in New York. The Irish diaspora is of the order of 70 million and rising. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

When Hillary Clinton was United States secretary of state in President Barack Obama’s first administration she reached out to diasporas central(...)