Brightside

This week: What does the fox say?

Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…

This month: That sinking feeling

We may have enjoyed plenty of sunshine this summer, but spare a thought for the insurers. The ABI this week reported a record-breaking surge in subsidence claims.

This Week in Post: Red suns and robots

A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…

This Week in Post: Outdated and out of there

I was recently lamenting shortage of space in my toy-cluttered flat and a (childless) colleague mentioned the baby cages Victorian households used to hang out of their windows. “There were mercifully few deaths,” he joked, as I gazed at an online image…

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