The Independent: David Davis’s supposedly self-deprecating joke was so crushingly unfunny because it was absolutely true

David Davis’s supposedly self-deprecating joke was so crushingly unfunny because it was absolutely true
The Independent

“When I first said I was going to become a comedian, everybody laughed,” said the late Bob Monkhouse. “Well, they’re not laughing now.” Read the full story

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Has Theresa May Unwittingly Accelerated the Breakup of Great Britain?

Has Theresa May Unwittingly Accelerated the Breakup of Great Britain?

From News, a Flipboard magazine by Vanity Fair

May, holding on to her job by a thread, has kept Britain on a tenuous Brexit track—while leaving Northern Ireland and Scotland a…

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UK government undermines design with “disappointing” budget, say industry organisations

UK government undermines design with “disappointing” budget, say industry organisations

From Architecture, a Flipboard magazine by Design

With its latest budget announcement, the UK government has failed to recognise the importance of the design…

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Facebook can’t cope with the world it’s created

Facebook can’t cope with the world it’s created

From Business Insider, a Flipboard magazine by Business Insider

• Governments in Southeast Asia use Facebook as public evidence of wrongdoing, imprisoning activists and journalists for expressing dissent.• Facebook…

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Why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century

Why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century

From Money, Business & Start-Ups, a Flipboard magazine by jrpegan

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of pure, ice-cold hydration. Some of us get our water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it —…

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British Workers Wanted: reality bites in Brexit Britain

British Workers Wanted: reality bites in Brexit Britain

From The Guardian, a Flipboard magazine by The Guardian

After voting leave, the owners of a recruitment agency in Bognor are struggling to replace their eastern European workers. Will the locals step…

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Google X’s chief business officer thinks the UK has prioritised the illusions of the modern world over happiness

Google X’s chief business officer thinks the UK has prioritised the illusions of the modern world over happiness

From Silicon Alley Insider, a Flipboard magazine by Business Insider

• Mo Gawdat is chief business officer at Google X, which is the Google division working…

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