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The IAAF World Athletics Championships and Rugby World Cup might have been in full swing b...

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In the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the 11 judges of the UK’s highest judicial body unanimo...

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“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way”...

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“Rise, like lions after slumber/ In unvanquishable number! /Shake your chains to earth l...

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It took just 22 minutes for Franky Zapata to hoverboard his way across the English Channel...

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Back in 2008, an eloquent British journalist and politician wrote that the drop in sterlin...

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The ‘blond bombshell’ finally has the keys to 10 Downing Street. Having won the Conser...

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The Beatles performed their last live concert on a rooftop in London just a few months ear...

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Well, so much for the ‘special relationship’. UK ambassador Kim Darroch resigned on We...

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As ever on 4th July, skies across the US were lit up with firework displays commemorating ...

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It is sometimes said that equity investors look for opportunities, whereas bond investors ...

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Someone, it seems, is bluffing. Last week, Conservative MPs whittled down their leadership...

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In the British Museum hangs a 17th century painting of Tao Gu, a tenth century Chinese sch...

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It was a week to look back: Western leaders gathered in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-...

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“It is a tale / Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, / Signifying nothing.” Macbe...

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If you want a shorthand for which way the Brexit winds are blowing, look no further than s...

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All diplomacy is war by other means.” So said Zhou Enlai – the architect, alongside He...

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Game of Thrones has entered is its eighth and final series. The franchise is worth around ...

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Have you over-indulged? You wouldn’t be alone. On average, every UK household will have ...

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The three-year face-off between executive, legislature and voters has reached its endgame....

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Stock Last Thursday marked 99 years since the second of two plebiscites that finally settl...

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Stock Time, it seems, really is money after all. Saturday marked exactly ten years since g...

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Stock “To be alive at all involves some risk,” said Harold Macmillan. When it comes to...

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Stock China produces 70% of the world’s mobile phones; half its cement, steel and alumin...

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Stock It seems 15th-century financial advice doesn’t come cheap. This Thursday, a Veneti...

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Stock The Chinese Year of the Pig, which began last Tuesday, is traditionally linked to lu...

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Stock What a difference a month makes. January, whose name ultimately derives from ‘...

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Stock The late comic Victoria Wood once said, “Life’s not fair, is it? Some of us ...

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Stock “Would it not be easier…for the government to dissolve the people and el...

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Stock “There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the basis of society than ...

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Stock These days America has two ‘Big Apples’, one on each coast, and they both pack a...

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Pinball pound “Minister, Britain has had the same foreign policy objective for at least ...

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Cutting edges Over the long term, China can lay claim to pioneering some of the world’s ...

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Positional play Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of D...

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Technology revolutions Steamships and railroads opened up the nineteenth century world; el...

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A good deal worse? There are decades when nothing happens and there are weeks, said Lenin,...

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Terminal moments “Why speak they not of comrades that went under?” ends Wilfred Owen...

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Soldiering on “Money is a good soldier, and will on,” said Falstaff, one of Shakespear...

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Market reset Sir Christopher Wren, the architect behind the Royal Observatory in Greenwich...

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Shop drop The disruptor has been disrupted. Sears, Roebuck and Company was founded in 1892...

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Volatility reprise Earlier this year, Betterment, an online investment company based in Ne...

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Dancing Queen “You know, as a business principle, it’s not good to have all your eggs ...

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Turning tides “Nations have no permanent friends or allies, they only have permanent int...

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Auf Wiedersehen The Felsenreitschule theatre in Salzburg is used to goodbyes. It was where...

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Downfall Ten years ago last Saturday, a 158-year-old US bank filed for bankruptcy. The dem...

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Parting course The tale of global markets this year has been one of growing divergence, an...

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Norman conquest “We won the battle, but we haven’t won the war,” said Anthony Quesne...

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Ageing bull? On Friday, the S&P 500 struck another all-time closing high – but the ...

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In hot water At last month’s NATO summit, Donald Trump appeared to demonstrate his admir...

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Falling star The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo an...

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Pump primed According to IMF definitions, the last global recession lasted from 2009 to 20...

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Unfriended “I believe in the horse,” said Wilhelm II, German Emperor, more than a cent...

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Turn of phrase It was a week to make a Surrealist blush. The strangeness began on Monday i...

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Deeds not words According to the efficient market hypothesis, the prices of stocks reflect...

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Plausible deniability? “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially ...

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Revved up The US economy, engine of global growth, appears to be firing on all cylinders. ...

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Financial alchemy One of the leading trends on financial markets in recent years has been ...

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Management matters “I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business,” the Derb...

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Lone rider “To err is human; to forgive, divine,” wrote Alexander Pope some three hund...

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Close shaves On Wednesday last week, newspapers around the world reported that Arkady Babc...

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Last straw Warren Buffett may be the third-wealthiest man on earth, but every morning he d...

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Royal spoils When it comes to Europe, investors prefer monarchies, or so said a study by C...

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Persian peril “The rose that once has bloomed forever dies,” wrote Omar Khayyám, the ...

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High Marx “The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people,...

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Grand Tour During the Napoleonic Wars, well-heeled young ladies and gentlemen could no lon...

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Signal worries Equity investors largely enjoyed last week, as the correction of February f...

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Russian bear When Macbeth compared himself to “the rugged Russian bear”, he was steeli...

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Tubers and tariffs The Beast from the East has apparently contributed to the Jersey Royal ...

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Technology trouble On Monday last week, an unannounced diplomatic train pulled into a rail...

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Borderlines The ‘slings and arrows of outrageous fortune’ were much in evidence on mar...

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Penny pinching In 1869, Eugène Meyer patented his ‘high’ pedal bicycle in Fra...

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