Bill Gates: ‘Carbon neutrality in a decade is a fairytale. Why peddle fantasies?’ | Technology

Bill Gates appears via video conference – Microsoft Teams, not Zoom, obviously – from his office in Seattle, a large space with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lake Washington. It’s a gloomy day outside and Gates is, somewhat eccentrically, positioned a long way from the camera, behind a large, kidney-shaped desk; his Continue Reading

Sheep and Land Rovers rejoice: Pooley Bridge reunites the Lake District | Art and design

When Pooley Bridge lost its namesake crossing to the torrential floods of Storm Desmond in 2015, the picturesque Lake District village was robbed of more than just a route over the water. “It was like losing a well-loved relative,” says Miles MacInnes, chairman of the parish council. “Our community was Continue Reading

Google to lease extra 70,000 sq ft in UK offices despite remote working | Technology

Google is to lease an additional 70,000 sq ft in office buildings close to its £1bn new UK headquarters in London, despite telling all of its 4,500 UK staff that they will be working from home until at least July 2021. The US tech giant, which is in the process Continue Reading

Google commits to vast London office despite rise of remote working | Business

Google has reaffirmed its commitment to its new central London headquarters, a horizontal skyscraper known as the “landscraper”, and will move thousands of workers there once it is completed. This is despite the tech firm’s decision to allow all of its global employees to work from home until July 2021. Continue Reading