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Elliott Goat

How coronavirus could shape the news
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How coronavirus could shape the news

Trust in journalists is down as newspapers face funding crisis that could reshape media landscape forever
1 May 2020
What will Global Britain look like?
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What will Global Britain look like?

As the UK leaves the EU it will have to carve out a new place for itself on the world stage
31 Jan 2020
What will dominate Davos 2020?
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What will dominate Davos 2020?

Expect climate change to take centre stage at the gathering of global leaders as British attendance hits decade-long low
20 Jan 2020
How will climate change affect the global economy?
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How will climate change affect the global economy?

Study finds Africa, South America and the Middle East likely to be hardest hit
21 Nov 2019
The consequences of killing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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The consequences of killing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

What the death of the Islamic State leader means for the terror group, the region and Donald Trump
28 Oct 2019
China clears path to new digital currency
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China clears path to new digital currency

Unlike other cryptocurrencies, Beijing’s would increase central control of the financial system
28 Oct 2019
What is Mario Draghi’s legacy?
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What is Mario Draghi’s legacy?

ECB president hailed as saviour of the euro but concerns linger over the impact of his unconventional monetary policies
25 Oct 2019
Is the EU’s enlargement dream over?
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Is the EU’s enlargement dream over?

Emmanuel Macron’s decision to block accession of North Macedonia and Albania risks pushing Balkans towards Russia
25 Oct 2019
Is GDP the best way to measure economic growth?
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In Depth

Is GDP the best way to measure economic growth?

Labour says a radically different approach is needed to take in social and environmental factors
11 Oct 2019
Trump’s whistle-blower scandal explained
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Trump’s whistle-blower scandal explained

Newly released complaint claims officials attempted to ‘lock down’ records of Ukraine call
27 Sep 2019
US overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's No. 1 oil exporter
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US overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's No. 1 oil exporter

Trump administration actively pursuing ‘energy dominance’ regardless of what happens to oil prices
13 Sep 2019
How business came to embrace Jeremy Corbyn
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How business came to embrace Jeremy Corbyn

Labour’s radical socialist agenda deemed less of a threat than no-deal Brexit
6 Sep 2019
The impact Brexit is having on Britain’s sex life
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The impact Brexit is having on Britain’s sex life

Vote to leave EU has caused a spike in anxiety, splits, divorces and sexless couples
2 Aug 2019
What a Fed interest rate cut could mean
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What a Fed interest rate cut could mean

US central bank to bow to pressure from Trump and cut rates for first time since financial crisis
29 Jul 2019
Boris Johnson’s Scotland problem
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Boris Johnson’s Scotland problem

PM on collision course with Scottish Tory leader who has refused to back no-deal Brexit plan ahead of meeting in Edinburgh today
29 Jul 2019
Is Spain heading to the polls again?
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Is Spain heading to the polls again?

Country could be set for fourth vote in four years after prime ministers fails to agree government
26 Jul 2019
What to expect from Sajid Javid
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What to expect from Sajid Javid

Life-long Thatcherite to oversee increase in borrowing and surge in public spending
26 Jul 2019
Could the DUP scupper Boris Johnson’s plans?
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Could the DUP scupper Boris Johnson’s plans?

More money, free TV licences for over-75s and assurances on Troubles prosecutions on the table for new ‘confidence and supply’ deal
26 Jul 2019
Europe facing another ‘lost decade’
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Europe facing another ‘lost decade’

Ten years after the financial crisis, economic stagnation risks becoming the new normal
19 Jul 2019
Have Democrats given up on impeachment?
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Have Democrats given up on impeachment?

Congress votes down bid to launch impeachment proceedings but party remains bitterly divided
19 Jul 2019
Who is funding Boris Johnson?
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Who is funding Boris Johnson?

Tory leadership frontrunner smashes record for money raised, but do donors include some with vested interests?
19 Jul 2019
France’s new digital tax explained
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France’s new digital tax explained

3% levy on revenue of big tech firms like Google and Facebook faces stiff opposition from Washington
12 Jul 2019
Amazon at 25: where next for the online giant?
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Amazon at 25: where next for the online giant?

The online retailer has gone from being an ‘everything store’ to an ‘everything company’
5 Jul 2019
Is Jeremy Corbyn at the root of Labour’s problems?
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Is Jeremy Corbyn at the root of Labour’s problems?

Labour leader’s dithering over Brexit and failure to tackle antisemitism means he has turned from asset to liability
5 Jul 2019
Are we headed for dotcom bubble 2.0?
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Are we headed for dotcom bubble 2.0?

Flotations of loss-making firms hit 2000 levels amid warning signs bubble could be about to burst
27 Jun 2019
Why are fewer European companies listing?
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Why are fewer European companies listing?

Brexit uncertainty, US-China trade dispute and slowing economy leaves number of firms going public at ten-year low
28 Mar 2019
Can anything stop the next global recession?
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Can anything stop the next global recession?

IMF warns emergency tool kit that pulled global economy out of 2008 financial crisis might not work a second time
26 Mar 2019
How climate change could crash the global insurance sector
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How climate change could crash the global insurance sector

Munich Re, the world’s largest reinsurance firm, warns premium rises could become a social issue
22 Mar 2019
Can you police by machine?
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Can you police by machine?

Liberty warns predictive policing threatens citizens’ rights as federation warn of dangers of staffing shortages
14 Feb 2019
Should you have to disclose a minor criminal record?
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Should you have to disclose a minor criminal record?

Supreme Court rules criminal records check system ‘disproportionate’
31 Jan 2019
Are developed countries serious about climate change?
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Are developed countries serious about climate change?

Report reveals G20 is failing to meet Paris emissions targets, with 82% of energy still coming from fossil fuels
15 Nov 2018
Could Venezuela create a South American refugee crisis?
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Could Venezuela create a South American refugee crisis?

Thousands fleeing country as president promises ‘magic formula’ to get country back on track
21 Aug 2018
US to be crowned oil king of the world
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US to be crowned oil king of the world

Saudi Arabia and Russia are set to be overtaken as the energy world order is upended
5 Jan 2018