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Trading bitcoin: what the experts think
Bitcoin
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Trading bitcoin: what the experts think

The Wild West, suckers beware, and a good barometer of exuberance
21 Oct 2021
BMW iX: a powerful, brutalist, ‘yacht-sized SUV’
BMW iX
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BMW iX: a powerful, brutalist, ‘yacht-sized SUV’

What the critics say about BMW’s new high-end all-electric car
20 Oct 2021
David Amess, Jo Cox and the knotty problem of MPs’ security
Portrait of David Amess at St Michael’s Church in Leigh-on-Sea
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David Amess, Jo Cox and the knotty problem of MPs’ security

Protecting politicians away from Parliament while maintaining democratic openness presents major challenges
18 Oct 2021
Best wines: a cosmic 2016 Rioja that’s well worth the wait
Wine
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Best wines: a cosmic 2016 Rioja that’s well worth the wait

Wine expert Matthew Jukes gives his verdict on which bottles to enjoy this year
18 Oct 2021
Genesis GV70: what the critics say
Genesis GV70
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Genesis GV70: what the critics say

This ‘curious’ car feels ‘welcomingly unlike anything else in its class’
12 Oct 2021
Squid Games: the real-life crisis that inspired hit Netflix show
Netflix show Squid Game
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Squid Games: the real-life crisis that inspired hit Netflix show

Brutal survival drama portrays fictional victims of South Korea’s soaring household debt
11 Oct 2021
The Bond market: 007’s economic impact
Daniel Craig and Ana de Armas in No Time to Die
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The Bond market: 007’s economic impact

What the experts said about the film franchise’s latest blockbuster
7 Oct 2021

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Hyundai i20: what the critics say
Hyundai i20
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Hyundai i20: what the critics say

The i20 appears ‘half-inched from a Marvel villain’s costume’
5 Oct 2021
Sarah Everard: why indecent exposure is still not taken seriously
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Sarah Everard: why indecent exposure is still not taken seriously

Wayne Couzens kidnapped and murdered the 33-year-old just days after reportedly exposing himself to other women
4 Oct 2021
Sarfraz Manzoor: my five best books
Sarfraz Manzoor
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Sarfraz Manzoor: my five best books

The journalist, broadcaster and screenwriter picks his favourite books
30 Sep 2021
Investing in China: what do the experts think?
Construction work in Guangzhou, China
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Investing in China: what do the experts think?

Some have been predicting a full-scale ‘China crisis’ for years, while others are spying opportunities
30 Sep 2021
No Time to Die reviews: ‘It’s magnificent’
Daniel Craig as James Bond in No Time to Die
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No Time to Die reviews: ‘It’s magnificent’

What the film critics said about Daniel Craig’s final outing as James Bond
29 Sep 2021
​​Porsche Macan GTS: what the critics say
​​Porsche Macan GTS 2021
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​​Porsche Macan GTS: what the critics say

This petrol-powered SUV is ‘curvaceous and dressy without being indiscreet’
28 Sep 2021
The latest evidence on Covid-19’s origins
Bat hanging from tree
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The latest evidence on Covid-19’s origins

Preliminary findings indicate virus was spread between different species via ‘natural spillover’ events
27 Sep 2021
Simon Thurley: my five best books 
Simon Thurley
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Simon Thurley: my five best books 

The architectural historian chooses his five favourite books
23 Sep 2021
The Chase app: challenging the challengers
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon: fintech challenge
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The Chase app: challenging the challengers

JPMorgan Chase has launched a digital bank in London
23 Sep 2021
Polestar 2: ‘Tesla ought to be paying attention’
Polestar 2
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Polestar 2: ‘Tesla ought to be paying attention’

Volvo hopes this electric car will play an important part in the EV scene
21 Sep 2021
Covax: what’s gone wrong in fight against vaccine nationalism?
Shipment of Covid vaccines donated through Covax arrives at Bolivian Air Force base in El Alto
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Covax: what’s gone wrong in fight against vaccine nationalism?

Covid jabs-sharing scheme set to miss 2021 target for sending urgently needed doses to poorer countries
20 Sep 2021
The Future Fund
Rishi Sunak: picking winners?
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The Future Fund

Back to the future, eclectica and an awkward case study
16 Sep 2021
The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs
Pin badges showing face of Cristiano Ronaldo
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The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs

Manchester United hoping to cash in big after securing the Portuguese star’s signature on two-year contract
13 Sep 2021
The Week Schools Guide: Lessons from the pandemic
Bedales pupils chatting in the school gardens
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The Week Schools Guide: Lessons from the pandemic

Real-time, face-to-face teaching and learning are irreplaceable, says Magnus Bashaarat, head of Bedales
9 Sep 2021
Why Boris Johnson’s plan won’t fix social care
Boris Johnson during visit to Westport Care Home in Stepney Green, east London
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Why Boris Johnson’s plan won’t fix social care

Analysis suggests cash generated by proposed tax hikes will not be enough to tackle both the NHS and wider care crises
8 Sep 2021
The experts designing a single vaccine to defeat all Covid-19 variants
Vaccine bottle and syringe
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The experts designing a single vaccine to defeat all Covid-19 variants

Scientists are racing to develop universal jab to prevent recurrent coronavirus pandemics
31 Aug 2021
Buying British stocks
Bank of England and Royal Exchange in the City of London
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Buying British stocks

Fresh eye, takeover talk and British stodge
26 Aug 2021
Renault Arkana: what the critics say
Renault Arkana
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Renault Arkana: what the critics say

This multi-purpose hybrid car appears ‘made for the school run’
24 Aug 2021
Nando’s to microchips: why shortages are hard to predict
Nando's restaurant
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Nando’s to microchips: why shortages are hard to predict

Fast-food chain’s recent problems highlight weaknesses in how businesses forecast supply and demand
23 Aug 2021
Making money: what the experts think
Michael Burry: a new target in sight
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Making money: what the experts think

Burryed alive, feeling peaky and stalling house prices
19 Aug 2021
Porsche Boxster 25 Years: what the critics say
Porsche Boxster 25 Years 2021
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Porsche Boxster 25 Years: what the critics say

Just 1,250 of the limited-edition models are being made, with UK prices starting at £72,760
17 Aug 2021
Premier League: pundit predictions
Manchester City are the Premier League defending champions
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Premier League: pundit predictions

A look at the major talking points ahead of the new season
13 Aug 2021
Gold’s ‘flash crash’: what the experts think
Gold bars
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Gold’s ‘flash crash’: what the experts think

Bad news, good news and a loss of faith
13 Aug 2021
Champagne styles which pair perfectly with afternoon tea
The Dorchester Champagne Afternoon Tea
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Champagne styles which pair perfectly with afternoon tea

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and add some sparkle to this great British tradition
10 Aug 2021
The pros and cons of Covid booster vaccinations
World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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The pros and cons of Covid booster vaccinations

WHO calling for halt to top-up jab programmes in order to tackle shortfall in low-income countries
9 Aug 2021
Citroën e-C4: a ‘distinctive and stylish’ model
Citroën e-C4
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Citroën e-C4: a ‘distinctive and stylish’ model

Starting from £32,495, the e-C4 is an ‘impressive new addition’ to the electric car market
4 Aug 2021
Should the UK be worried about the Beta variant in Spain and France?
Holidaymakers on a beach in Spain
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Should the UK be worried about the Beta variant in Spain and France?

The resurgence of the South African variant in two popular holiday destinations will be a concern for the UK government
2 Aug 2021
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