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Italy’s Giuseppe Conte Faces Key Senate Confidence Vote

Italy’s Giuseppe Conte Faces Key Senate Confidence Vote

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte today faces a crunch vote of confidence in the country’s Senate. If he ...
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International Energy Agency cuts estimate of 2021 oil demand

Global oil demand will be lower in 2021 than previously expected, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday, ...
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Tripling of China-Europe shipping costs threatens goods supply

The cost of shipping goods from China to Europe has more than tripled in the past eight weeks, ...
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How the far-right fell into line behind Donald Trump

Five years ago, Kathleen Blee, a sociologist at the University of Pittsburgh, was interviewing former white supremacists and ...
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Joe Biden’s challenge: big, early victories in a toxic political climate

The shock of the mob attack on the US Capitol had barely subsided when Joe Biden took the ...
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Tunisia’s anger boils over as Covid batters economy

Nightly riots by Tunisian youths this week have underscored the depth of the economic crisis in the Arab ...
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Kwasi Kwarteng, the free marketeer learning benefits of state action

Twenty-five years ago Kwasi Kwarteng appeared on page three of The Sun newspaper after muttering “oh fuck, I’ve ...
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The minimum wage alone can’t save the US working class

In 1909, UK politicians debated an idea they called “an experiment and a revolution”: the introduction of a ...
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Occidental claims green push ‘does more than Tesla’

Occidental Petroleum, a longstanding titan of the US oil sector, says it is doing more than Tesla to ...
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Sunak risks clash with business over proposed corporation tax rise

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is heading for a clash with business over plans to increase corporation tax in his ...
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