Pinochet’s widow under investigation on suspicion of swindling millions

Prosecutors accuse Lucia Hiriart of siphoning funds from sales of government properties through the NGO she ran to pay off Pinochets living expensesLucia Hiriart, the widow of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, is under investigation...

Teachable books $4 million to turn everybody into educators online

Education tech startup Teachable (formerly known as Fedora) has raised $4 million in a Series A round of funding according to CEO and founder Ankur Nagpal. The company provides a platform thats like...

I am not going out tonight. Not while 2016 is still on the prowl...

Anxiety attacks are best experienced on your own sofa. So Ill be at home drawing up plans for 2017 including a lead-lined bunker in the HighlandsThis is the year that the last scintilla of...

Some sackcloth and ashes can do us all good – that’s why I love...

This period is a welcome chance to practise restraint and self-reflection whatever your beliefs, says Guardian columnist Dawn FosterIt’s Shrove Tuesday, and by fortuitous circumstance, I’m in Brussels – home of crepes, frites and...

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chestnut recipes

Chestnuts are one of the true flavours of autumn, and theyre as handy an ingredient for savoury dishes as for sweetIngredients can be seasonal in all sorts of ways. When they are grown, obviously,...

UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain ‘excessive monopoly power’

DeepMind’s foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. The latest worries are voiced by a panel of external reviewers appointed by the Google-owned AI company to report on its operations after...