Thursday, November 23, 2017

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The devastating economic legacy of Mugabe

Zimbabwe was once the bread basket of Africa. But it's been slammed by industrial mismanagement, food...

Drugs firm accused over 6,000% price hike

A drugs firm abused its dominant market position to overcharge the NHS millions for an essential thyroid treatment, the UK's competition watchdog has provisionally found. ...

Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, the speaker of the country’s parliament has said. The announcement came during a hearing to impeach Mugabe, and...

Britain has become a zombie state. Philip Hammond cannot save it | Polly Toynbee

Driverless cars are the chancellor’s vision. He promised to ride one – but yesterday backed off: someone warned him driverlessness was a bad look on budget eve. If he is trying to mimic...

This one photo tells you all you need to know about Syria

Yet the context is as important as the timing. On Wednesday Putin is due to welcome Iran's Hassan Rouhani and Turkey Recip Tayyip Erdogan -- a noticeably small list of guests that leaves...

Widening UK budget deficit hands Hammond a headache

Britain’s deficit unexpectedly widened in October, handing Philip Hammond disappointing news on the eve of the budget. Public sector net borrowing last month, excluding the nationalised banks, grew by £500m to £8bn compared...

Syria military operation 'wrapping up', Putin tells Assad in Russia talks

Vladimir Putin has hosted Bashar al-Assad for talks during which the two presidents agreed the focus in the Syrian conflict was switching from military operations to the search for a political solution. The Russian...

UK borrowing figures to provide final health check ahead of Hammond's budget – business...

The London skyline as seen from the City. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Britain’s public finances will...

Putin to speak with Trump after meeting with Syrian President Assad

Putin and Assad met for talks in Sochi, the Russian Black Sea resort, Russian state media reported Tuesday.During the meeting, Putin was full of praise for the Syrian President and his work fighting...

Nissan to sue Vote Leave campaign over EU referendum flyer

Nissan is to take legal action against the Vote Leave campaign after the Japanese carmaker’s logo was used on leaflets calling for voters to back Brexit in Thursday’s referendum. On one flyer the Nissan...

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Country diary: ancient associations surface in church by the Wharfe

On this darkening evening, the sky above Wharfedale is wild and oceanic, and the river Wharfe is its turbulent likeness, swollen with rain...