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Hillary's world

06 September 2016

By early September, Hillary Clinton looked more likely than ever to be elected the first female American president, with most oddsmakers giving her an 80-85% probability of victory in November.

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The Olympic Dividend

05 August 2016

By far the most expensive Olympics in history, the Sochi Games, which took place in the winter of 2014, cost the Russian government a staggering $51 billion. Rio 2016, with a total price tag of just over $4 billion, looks like a comparative bargain.

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Luxembourg's opportunity?

03 August 2016

There were few cries of joy here in Luxembourg, one of the six founding members of the European Union, when Britain voted to exit the EU.

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Rule Britannia!

08 July 2016

The most comprehensive assessment of the impact of a “leave” vote on the UK economy was carried out earlier this year – before a single ballot had been cast.

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Europe: Grounds for Optimism?

08 June 2016

Eight long years after the start of the global financial crisis, Europe has, at last, officially recovered.

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