Richard Sharp

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You don’t need anyone’s approval to enjoy a vaccination biscuit. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/AFP

Image of the week: Covid confectionery Banish all thoughts of new year’s resolutions this January and get stuck into a month of lockdown excess, with(...)

Richard Sharp, new BBC governor. Photograph: PA/Bank of England

Former Goldman Sachs banker Richard Sharp will succeed Sir David Clementi as BBC chairman, BBC News has said. His appointment comes amid a debate abo(...)

She’s a hippie; he’s a posh English bloke. A few minutes of their lovey-dovey speak  and you’ll be yearning for return to the drifting boat and the looming skies

When we were looking in the other direction, a new genre seems to have grown up: the extreme survival movie. This damp windy yachting epic most conspi(...)

Jeri Lacks Whye, one of Henrietta Lacks’s grandchildren, with her two daughters, Jabrea (9) left, and Aiyana, (12). Photograph: Monica Lopossay/New York Times

Henrietta Lacks was only 31 when she died of cervical cancer in 1951 in a Baltimore hospital. Not long before her death, doctors removed some of her t(...)