Year

Naughty Or Nice?

22 December 2015

In absolute terms, the British are the world’s biggest spenders on Christmas gifts, averaging €420 per person, slightly more than Americans, whose average per capita holiday outlay is €360, just above the good people of Luxembourg, at €300.

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Stock-market driver

14 October 2015

Ferrari, builder of some of the planet’s most coveted sports cars as well as the most successful motor-racing team in Formula 1 history, is revving its engines in the USA and is on the brink of an unprecedented step – becoming a public company through a US initial public offering that aims to raise up to $1 billion.

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The dream deficit

02 September 2015

Sleep is critical to long-term health and daily productivity, with the average adult requiring between 7-9 hours of slumber every night. As global smartphone and tablet penetration rates increase, however, we are getting less shuteye than ever.

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Making gluten-free dough

07 August 2015

Gluten, found in wheat and in 70% of agri-food products, is one of the most eaten proteins in the world. But for some time it has been accused of every ill and has given rise to the gluten-free diet which is winning more and more fans.

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Cruise Control

31 July 2015

By the end of this century, the average age of the world population will increase dramatically, reaching nearly 42 years old, up from a current average of just 29.

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