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Aung San Suu Kyi led the democracy struggle despite years under house arrest and and won a Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts. File photograph: Getty

Western leaders condemned the coup by Myanmar’s military against Aung San Suu Kyi’s democratically elected government and hundreds of thousands of he(...)

The need to fix the online groceries profit condundrum is critical for many of today’s supermarkets. Photograph: iStock

Jo Ronan had never done a grocery shop online before Covid-19. Now, she and her husband Mike doubt they will venture back into a supermarket until at (...)

The Ocado Customer Fulfilment Centre in Hatfield on the outskirts of London. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/File Photo/Reuters

Ocado Group Plc licensed its online grocery system to Japanese retailer Aeon, expanding the UK ecommerce company’s technology to a new market in one o(...)

A care worker wearing   Cyberdyne’s robot suit which learns a  user’s motion and assists their movements. Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

In depopulated rural Japan, a drone flies to a remote farm and drops off a prescription for a bed-ridden patient. A plastic sensor attached to her bod(...)

Empathy is the ability to share and understand the emotions of others

How important is it that your doctor is empathetic? Until recently I would have responded with an emphatic “very”. After all, teaching narrative medic(...)

Adult supervision casts a long shadow over children now – to and from school, in the playground, in sport and at other leisure activities. Parents wa(...)