John Crace

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José Mourinho, the ‘Special One’

Sunday's game against Manchester City was yet another sign the "Special One" was less special than his reflection indicated.

Bank of England’s Carney chill calms treasury

Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England up before the Treasury select committee was as intensely relaxed as ever.

Jaden reveals Will Smith’s TED Talks obsession

During a father-and-son interview with Will and Jaden Smith, Smith junior has revealed that Will watched hours and hours of the talks online.

Mike Tyson: The cat among the pigeons

Baddest of the bad boys Mike Tyson does not do small talk -- unless it is all about him, of course. <b>John Crace</b> caught up with him.

Online help for depressives

A new website enables the mentally unwell to form virtual support groups.

Budget airlines not so cheap after all

It costs £40 for a flight from London to Malaga. Add a £15 administration fee, £15 for luggage and £5 for paying by debit card.

Depression in teenagers brings on the worst of times

Thousands of under-16s are on antidepressants in the UK and mental health problems in the young are on the rise.

‘Hitler didn’t Twitter’

Does the election of two British National Party members to the European Parliament signal the renewed rise of fascism?

Chinese students favour UK

Imagine a chocolate-box Jane Austen theme-park Britain, where the poor are kept safely out of sight and the gentle-folk heave their bosoms with repressed emotion. That's precisely the image that many Chinese students have of modern Britain, according to a new report carried out by Greg Philo, head of Glasgow University's (Scotland) Media Group, for the British Council.

Press Releases

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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