Inside the factory where army veterans make 7 million poppies every year

Inside the factory where army veterans make 7 million poppies every year

The Poppy Factory in Richmond creates poppy products for the Royal British Legion’s annual poppy appeal. Each poppy starts as a plastic stem, imported into the factory. The paper leaf and petal are cut out using machines. The factory assembles these together using a plastic button. Around 140,000 wreaths are made at the factory each…

Take a look inside Renault’s EZ-Ultimo concept — a luxury self-driving lounge for the rich

Take a look inside Renault’s EZ-Ultimo concept — a luxury self-driving lounge for the rich

Renault unveiled its new autonomous concept car at the Paris Motor Show 2018 and it gives us a look at what the future transport might look like. The EZ-Ultimo has no space for a driver, it can fit a maximum of three passengers, everything is 100% electric and it looks like a luxury lounge inside.…

A look inside the daily routine of Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wakes up before dawn and gets up to 800 emails a day

A look inside the daily routine of Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wakes up before dawn and gets up to 800 emails a day

Cook wakes up incredibly early. Andrew Burton / Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook’s birthday is November 1. Cook is an intensely private person, but he has given some insights into what his daily routine looks like. He’s a self-proclaimed „workaholic” who wakes up early and gets up to 800 emails a day. In September,…

Inside the meeting of Tory MPs planning to bring down Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Inside the meeting of Tory MPs planning to bring down Theresa May’s Brexit plan

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND — As Conservative MPs met at their party conference to discuss how to stop the prime minister’s Brexit plans, a government whip sent by Downing Street sat furiously taking notes. Andrea Jenkyns, the Brexit-supporting MP, acknowledged his presence uneasily. Owen Paterson, a former secretary of state, turned towards the whip and addressed him…

Inside Onward: The new Conservative think-tank preparing for life after Brexit

Inside Onward: The new Conservative think-tank preparing for life after Brexit

LONDON – When Will Tanner started Onward, the new Conservative think tank currently making waves in Westminster, it was just nine months after he decided to leave politics for good. He had resigned as the deputy head of May’s Policy Unit, as part of a wider post-election exodus from Number 10. For Tanner, the party…

Inside the UK factory where 1,000 MINIs are made every day

Inside the UK factory where 1,000 MINIs are made every day

The MINI factory in Oxford assembles 1,000 cars a day. Each MINI starts as a series of steel panels, these panels are imported each day from the MINI plant in Swindon. The Swindon Plant uses 100,000 tonnes of steel a year. Around 1,000 robots are used to weld each car body before it’s painted. It…

Go inside the hottest neighborhood in San Francisco, where home prices have appreciated over 110% in the last 6 years

Go inside the hottest neighborhood in San Francisco, where home prices have appreciated over 110% in the last 6 years

For a long time, Bernal Heights was the best kept secret in San Francisco real estate. Short commutes into downtown, relatively affordable homes, and 360-degree views from atop its hills made it a desirable place for artists, musicians, and tech workers to settle down. But the residential enclave located south of the city’s pricey Mission…

What it’s like inside the internment camps China uses to oppress its Muslim minority, according to people who’ve been there

What it’s like inside the internment camps China uses to oppress its Muslim minority, according to people who’ve been there

Uighur men gather for a holiday meal in Turpan County, Xinjiang, in September 2016. They are not mentioned in this report. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images New details have emerged of the re-education camps in which China has been accused of imprisoning up to 1 million Uighurs, a majority-Muslim ethnic minority, in the country’s western region of…