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Trading currencies: what the experts think
The greenback is on the rise
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Trading currencies: what the experts think

Euro-parity, a nasty cocktail and the pound’s ‘doom loop’
19 May 2022
Aston Martin DBX707: the fastest production SUV on sale
Aston Martin DBX707
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Aston Martin DBX707: the fastest production SUV on sale

A ‘true leviathan’, the 707 is a very different type of DBX
17 May 2022
The British Empire’s policies still at play in the UK
Map of territories that have been part of British Empire
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The British Empire’s policies still at play in the UK

Policies rooted in imperialism policies influence today’s tax and trade systems and even the wine we drink
16 May 2022
Warhol’s Blue Marilyn breaks records: art market is ‘on a roll’
Andy Warhol’s ‘Shot Sage Blue Marilyn’ was sold at auction for $195m
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Warhol’s Blue Marilyn breaks records: art market is ‘on a roll’

Art, like gold, can claim a history as ‘a store of value’, but big caveats apply
12 May 2022
Citroën C3: what the car critics say
Citroën C3 2022
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Citroën C3: what the car critics say

Can the C3 revive Citroën’s ailing reputation for desirable small cars?
11 May 2022
Why are there so many Omicron sub-variants?
Covid-19 cells
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Why are there so many Omicron sub-variants?

Latest sub-variants of Covid-19 mutation are fuelling fresh waves of infections worldwide
9 May 2022
The tech stock rout: what the experts think 
Ark’s Cathie Wood: tech casualty
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The tech stock rout: what the experts think 

Brutal April, dot-bust redux and a re-balancing act
6 May 2022

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Škoda Fabia: what the car critics say
Škoda Fabia 2022 car
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Škoda Fabia: what the car critics say

This fourth-generation Fabia is more aerodynamic and economic than its predecessor
4 May 2022
The important changes coming to future UK elections
Ballot box and Union Jack
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The important changes coming to future UK elections

Controversial new voting laws threaten to undermine democracy
3 May 2022
Colonialism and climate change: the link examined
Demonstrators hold sign reading ‘the climate crisis is colonialism’ at Fridays for Future protest in Mexico City
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Colonialism and climate change: the link examined

Top scientists point to connection for first time in new IPCC study
25 Apr 2022
BMW 2 Series Coupé: what the car critics say
BMW 2 Series Coupé 2022
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BMW 2 Series Coupé: what the car critics say

While most carmakers are moving away from coupés, BMW is keeping the faith
20 Apr 2022
Does time exist?
Conceptual illustration of time dilation in Einstein’s relativity
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Does time exist?

A timeless reality may help reconcile differences between quantum mechanics and general relativity
19 Apr 2022
Did Boris Johnson knowingly mislead parliament?
A demonstrator holds up a placard outside Downing Street calling for Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign
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Did Boris Johnson knowingly mislead parliament?

Politics professor considers the conventions written into the Ministerial Code after PM’s police fine
13 Apr 2022
Are heat pumps worth the investment?
Air source heat pump
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Are heat pumps worth the investment?

Days of the gas boiler ‘are numbered’ as Britain heads towards a ‘home heating revolution’
11 Apr 2022
Crypto-hub Britain: what the experts think 
Crypto-hub Britain
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Crypto-hub Britain: what the experts think 

Problem habit, crypto conversion and rule Bit-tannia!
8 Apr 2022
2022 Grand National: runners, tips, odds and how to pick a winner
Minella Times and jockey Rachael Blackmore stormed to victory in the 2021 Grand National
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2022 Grand National: runners, tips, odds and how to pick a winner

The runners and riders have been confirmed for Saturday’s race at Aintree
8 Apr 2022
Solar panels: are they worth the investment?
Solar panels on a house in the UK
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Solar panels: are they worth the investment?

As electric bills go through the roof demand grows for alternative energy options
5 Apr 2022
Dacia Jogger: what the car critics say
Dacia Jogger
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Dacia Jogger: what the car critics say

This MPV-style crossover has some good safety features and feels quite nippy on the road
5 Apr 2022
How to save money on gas and electricity
Gas hob
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How to save money on gas and electricity

Top tips for bracing against ‘worst attack on living standards’ in a generation
1 Apr 2022
China and geopolitics: what the experts think
Chinese city Shanghai has gone into a sudden lockdown
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China and geopolitics: what the experts think

Covid ructions, second-guessing and capital flight 
1 Apr 2022
Vauxhall Astra: what the car critics say
Vauxhall Astra 2022
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Vauxhall Astra: what the car critics say

The eighth-generation Astra is more handsome than its forebears and it feels more sophisticated
29 Mar 2022
Vladimir Putin’s narrative of Russian victimhood examined
Prayer service dedicated to 1033rd anniversary of the Christianisation of Kyivan Rus-Ukraine at monument to St Volodymyr in Kyiv in July 2021
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Vladimir Putin’s narrative of Russian victimhood examined

Russian president has repeatedly pointed to his country’s history to justify Ukraine invasion
28 Mar 2022
Isa strategies and types: what the experts think
Cash Isa
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Isa strategies and types: what the experts think

Turbulent times, stocks vs. cash and a new set of fangs
24 Mar 2022
Russia vs. Ukraine: military strengths and weaknesses
A wall painting shows Russian and Ukrainian tanks
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Russia vs. Ukraine: military strengths and weaknesses

Vladimir Putin has changed tactics on the battleground and could resort to more lethal weapons
23 Mar 2022
Mazda CX-5: what the car critics say
Mazda CX-5
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Mazda CX-5: what the car critics say

The CX-5 has now undergone a mid-life facelift
22 Mar 2022
What is Nato’s Article 5?
Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of Nato
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What is Nato’s Article 5?

Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty has only been used once in Nato’s history
21 Mar 2022
‘Mayhem’ in the global commodities markets
John Deere: shares have shot up
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‘Mayhem’ in the global commodities markets

What the experts are saying about the rapid spike and fall in market prices
17 Mar 2022
Audi A8 60 TFSI e: what the car critics say
Audi A8 60 TFSI e 2022
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Audi A8 60 TFSI e: what the car critics say

This hybrid Audi A8 balances refinement, strong performance and impressive efficiency
16 Mar 2022
Can Russia afford to win the Ukraine war?
A Ukrainian soldier in a destroyed government building in Kharkov, Ukraine
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Can Russia afford to win the Ukraine war?

Occupying a country and installing a puppet government comes at a cost
14 Mar 2022
Lexus NX 350h: what the car critics say
Lexus NX 350h
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Lexus NX 350h: what the car critics say

The NX is Lexus’s most popular car in the UK, and this upgrade should ensure it retains that crown
9 Mar 2022
How to choose the best school for your child
Pupils at Alleyn’s School in south-east London
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How to choose the best school for your child

Finding the right school can be a nerve-racking process but the heads of four leading schools have plenty of wise advice
9 Mar 2022
Can life really flash before our eyes?
Brain neurons
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Can life really flash before our eyes?

Researchers have found that some brain waves change pattern even after blood stops flowing to the brain
7 Mar 2022
Citroën ë-Berlingo: what the car critics say
Citroën ë-Berlingo electric MPV
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Citroën ë-Berlingo: what the car critics say

One of a select few electric MPVs, the ë-Berlingo is more suited to family life than work
2 Mar 2022
Kia Sportage: what the car critics say
Kia Sportage 2022 review
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Kia Sportage: what the car critics say

The Kia Sportage has been trans­formed from a dull budget SUV into a stylish, tech-laden, family-friendly car
23 Feb 2022
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