Researchers have studied how much of our personality is set from childhood, but what you’re like isn’t who you are.
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Britain in crisis: how not to run a country. Also, how to make sense of China’s president (10:00), and why becoming a father shrinks your cerebrum (18:05).
Witnesses said officers fired tear gas indiscriminately into the stands, causing a stampede that led to at least 125 deaths.
On the day the Capitol was attacked, 139 Republicans in the House voted to dispute the Electoral College count. This is how they got there.
Asylum seekers in Texas were recruited for the flights by a woman who appeared to be a former Army counterintelligence agent. “We were tricked,” one migrant said.
“Our Missing Hearts” explores a fictional world where Chinese Americans are spurned and books are recycled into toilet paper.
“Confidence Man,” Maggie Haberman’s biography of the former president, argues that it’s essential to grasp New York’s steamy, histrionic folkways.
Set on an imaginary island at the twilight of the Ottoman Empire, “Nights of Plague,” by the Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, is a chronicle of an epidemic, a murder mystery and a winking literary game.
In the October issue of Discover Germany, Austria & Switzerland we head to Bavaria to discover the German state’s culinary fare. Furthermore, travel writer Stuart Forster delves deeper into the benefits of saunas and explores how Germany and Austria’s sauna traditions hold up to the rest of Europe.
Other topics covered in our latest issue are an interview with soap star Iris Mareike Steen, top seasonal wine picks, modern fashion that reinvents traditional German outfits, including the dirndl, a special focus on one of the DACH region’s most famous breweries,
Germany’s top film production and film processing companies, a look at interior design and architecture trends, the cybersecurity and biotechnology sectors in Germany, and much more.
Four days after Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida, and then again in South Carolina on Friday, there are dozens dead, millions without power, and billions in damage. Correspondent Kris van Cleave reports on the aftermath of the catastrophic storm.
Russia’s withdrawal from the city comes one day after Moscow illegally annexed the surrounding region.
This month our cover story features Rod and Julie Calder-Potts of Highbank Orchards in Kilkenny, who discuss the highs and lows of running Europe’s only fully organic orchard and apple-based business. They reveal why they finally decided to take the plunge into becoming an entirely organic business and the challenges the move presented.
In spirits, Oisin Davis talks to Justin Green of Ballyhovan House about autumn-inspired spirits as well as the fruition of his new business venture into the glorious world of gin.
Rounding out our issue, for this month’s Secret Restaurateur column, our industry insider deliberates the increasing struggles of running a restaurant and the harsh reality many restaurant owners have and continue to face.
Last but certainly not least, the highlight of our culinary calendar is The Food&Wine Restaurant of the Year awards in association with Rémy Martin. Taking place in the Round Room at Dublin’s Mansion House it’s a celebration of the exceptional talent, resilience and determination of the Irish food and drinks sector. You can buy tickets here and make sure to keep up with the countdown to the event via the hashtag #ROTYA2022 on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.