John Lewis

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Excitable Edgar: a little girl in a town with a king has befriended a small stubby-limbed fire-breathing dragon

Shortly after the advertising guru Edward Bernays realised that the best way to sell stuff to people was to make them cry, John Lewis began creating t(...)

Stop Brexit badges at the SNP party conference in Aberdeen, Scotland. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Image of the week: Scottish souvenirs These “Stop Brexit” badges could be yours anywhere in the UK, but these ones happen to have been snapped in Abe(...)

Anthropologie: the American chain is opening a branch in Belfast. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

In the modern, multichannel shoppingscape, it is rare to hear shoppers sounding excited about a new store opening. Most brands can now be bought onlin(...)

House speaker Nancy Pelosi: “These comments from the White House are disgraceful and disgusting and these comments are racist.” Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

US president Donald Trump applauded Republicans for not backing a House of Representatives motion describing recent comments by him as “racist”, after(...)

US Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L), Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib (R) are three of the four Congresswomen president Trump ‘go back’ to the ‘totally broken and crime infested places from which they came’.  Photograph: Erin Scott/Reuters

The US House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn recent comments by Donald Trump as racist, following one of the most acrimonious debates o(...)

Corvil chief executive Donal Byrne on stage at the Web Summit. File photograph

Irish real-time data analytics company Corvil is to be acquired by US-based Pico for an undisclosed sum. Corvil, which was founded by the late Prof J(...)

Marianne Jean-Baptiste: ‘I remember dressing up to go to Oxford Street because we were going to a big department store’

Marianne Jean-Baptiste is a laugh. I don’t suppose that will come as a huge surprise. In the 23 years since her Oscar-nominated turn in Mike Leigh’s (...)

Bedlinen from Piubelle, made in Portugal. But what is thread count, you ask. It’s the measure of horizontal and vertical threads in one square inch. Is it important? “Thread counts are a fad,” says Lisa Duffin of Bottom Drawer in Brown Thomas

Buying bedlinen has become a numbers game with brands trumpeting the high thread count of their sheets and duvet covers in ever higher numbers – 300! (...)

Phillips’s simulation of a developing unstable wave in the atmosphere. While  at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton he made the first computer simulation of the global climate

Today we benefit greatly from accurate weather forecasts. These are the outcome of a long struggle to advance the science of meteorology. One of the m(...)

  Grafton Street sales. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Stores are closing on a weekly basis on Irish and UK shopping streets in a crisis reminiscent of the US retail apocalypse, and there’s no sign of a bo(...)

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