Michael Cronin: erudite, with a fund of stories and anecdotes, laced with a fine line in self-deprecation, you departed Michael’s company enriched by the conversation.

Michael Cronin died in his 91st year recently on January 5th. He had many facets to a long and productive life, not least part of that group of us, or(...)

Sorcar, the Indian magician, cuts his assistant Dipty Dey in half in London in 1956. Photograph: Terry Fincher/Keystone/Getty

A hundred years ago next weekend a magician named Percy Thomas Tibbles literally and laboriously sawed through a sealed wooden box that contained(...)

Greg Jackson set up AutoPlan in March and the  company’s aim is to turn the company into a one-stop shop for all statutory and data requirements for the architectural process.

Tedious administrative tasks are the bane of many people’s working lives and it seems architects are not immune, especially when it comes to preparing(...)

A healthcare worker wearing conducts a Covid-19 swab test, Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

Pregnant women in hospital with coronavirus are less likely to show symptoms and may have a greater risk risk of being admitted to an intensive care u(...)

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro  on a visit to the city of Sao Raimundo Nonato, in the state of Piaui. Photograph: EPA/ Alan Santos

Brazil’s vice-president has defended the response of the country’s leader, Jair Bolsonaro, to the coronavirus pandemic as the Latin American nation ap(...)

Pedestrians pass a closed and shuttered souvenir shop on Oxford Street in London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

With the London Stock Exchange on one side and Goldman Sachs on the other, Paternoster Square is at the heart of the financial services industry in th(...)

Boris Johnson: will not seek an extension to the transition period but he does want a deal with the EU. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

At the end of its second week back from recess, when Jacob Rees-Mogg put a stop to remote voting and promised a return to business as usual, the Palac(...)

Prof Neil Ferguson. Photograph: Parliament TV/PA Wire

The UK could have saved half the lives lost to coronavirus if it introduced lockdown a week earlier, one of Boris Johnson’s top scientific advisers ha(...)

Boris Johnson: whether Britain’s death toll is the second, third or fourth-highest in the world, the government’s performance during the crisis has compared unfavourably with that of most of its European neighbours.  Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

When Boris Johnson addressed the 1922 Committee of Conservative backbenchers by Zoom on Friday, the MPs unmuted their microphones so they could bang t(...)

Under Boris Johnson, the UK is now playing a desperate game of catch-up made worse by the depletion of emergency stocks by an austerity-fixated government and which was redeploying resources to prepare for a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: 10 Downing Street/AFP via Getty Images

The ad for a popular headache tablet was couched in reassuringly authoritative, but facile science – an actor in a white lab coat pointed to three hal(...)

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