The cost of borrowing has shrunk but until banks make considerable amounts of money available the global economy remains on life support
When Barack Obama takes office on January 20, the world will be expecting a speech of trademark eloquence, but how did his predecessors fare?
A book on American power does nothing to explode the myth that it is the only country that counts, says Godfrey Hodgson
Great value wines that the British just won't buy
Wary of sparking panic, politicians are neglecting to acknowledge the true scale of the catastrophe that may await us, says David Cox
A mourner lights a candle outside the home of Nelson Mandela in Houghton, Johannesburg, last night. Announcing Mandela’s death, President Jacob Zuma said: "Our nation has lost its greatest son."
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