Richard Newton

Contributor

Winchester, England

Global Games columnist RICHARD NEWTON is based near Winchester, England. His credits include The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Sunday Times.



Richard Newton’s Articles

If you build it, they will come. So goes the cliché. Modern Sydney has always known the truth of that adage. In 1973, a single building,…
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Of the many challenges facing foreign businesspeople in India, one of the most surprising is the numbering system. You think you know how…
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Chances are you have already been here, telephonically. When U.S. companies outsourced their call centers, India’s third-biggest city…
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The transition from afternoon into evening echoes around the city. From every mosque, the call to prayer rides the humid, salty breeze that…
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Just before everything spun out of control and the world turned upside down, I was chatting with my guide, a Canadian from Whitehorse. We…
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Gleaming acres of glass and marble are neither here nor there. Although international airports represent the gateways to the cities they…
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The arriving delegates are the inheritors of an ancient local tradition. They gather at purpose-built venues in the city or beside the…
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Shhh! Listen! Ah, the characteristic sounds of the English countryside: the bleating of sheep on verdant hillsides, wasps droning above…
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“How much?” It’s a question guaranteed to dilute the romance of a romantic night out. We had a milestone to celebrate. We asked the…
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It’s me and my rental car against the forces of nature. In the course of the morning I endured wind, sand and blazing heat. I ascended…
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This is more than a voyage between Helsinki and Tallinn. It’s an institution. It’s a window onto a particular aspect of Finnish…
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The temptation is to look at the view and not think about the road. It’s just a standard ribbon of asphalt, taking us on the scenic route…
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