ROLAND WHITE: Tapes and a look of disdain for Di's stepmother Raine

ROLAND WHITE reviews last night’s TV: Secret drops, tapes and a look of disdain for Di’s stepmother Raine Diana Rating: Escape To The French Chateau: Make Do And Mend Rating: Guess what they almost certainly were not watching down at Highgrove last night? Diana (ITV) marked what would have been the Princess’s 60th birthday next […]

ROLAND WHITE: For fisherman Tristan, there's no better plaice

ROLAND WHITE reviews last night’s TV: For star fisherman Tristan, there’s no better plaice to be than Devon Devon And Cornwall Rating: Do Black Lives Still Matter? Rating: While Channel 4 often seems to pride itself on being modern and radical, some of its programmes are so traditional they probably wear bright red cords and […]

Roger Federer: Roland Garros a ‘stepping stone’ to Wimbledon

Roger Federer keeps his eye on a backhand in his win over Dominik Koepfer Roger Federer survived a soulless late-night scrap with German Dominik Koepfer to reach the fourth round of the French Open – then admitted he could pull out of the tournament with Wimbledon in mind. Roland Garros’ new night session matches are […]

Iran releases academic Roland Marchal in prisoner swap with France

Iran and France wrapped up a prisoner swap Saturday when French academic Roland Marchal boarded a plane home. Marchal was set to arrive in France midday after spending nearly nine months behind bars in Iran, Reuters reported. France released Jalal Ruhollahnejad, an Iranian engineer wanted by U.S. authorities over alleged violations of U.S. sanctions against […]

Best of CES 2019: 5 Innovations That Stole the Show

Foldable phones, bread-baking robots, and sci-fi toilets: This week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas had its share of far-out gadgets, many of which likely won’t ever turn into mass-market products. But there were also a few devices that stood out from the crowd, demonstrating both how fast technology advances and where media consumption and […]