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Trump should leave Sessions alone

Trump should leave Sessions alone

The way many of his political enemies go after President Donald Trump is a national disgrace, an antidemocratic, snarling, hateful dismissal of protocol, sometimes of law.

The coming financial volatility

The coming financial volatility

Bond investors are from Mars, and central bankers are from Venus – or so suggests the bond market’s negative reaction to signals that the exceptional monetary-policy accommodation of the last decade is winding down.

Helping the heroines of polio eradication

Helping the heroines of polio eradication

Last month, world governments and other donors pledged $1.2bn to help carry the 30-year fight to eradicate polio over the finish line. At its height, the polio epidemic caused 350,000 cases of paralysis in children every year. Last year, only 37 cases were reported.

F1 has a halo and that takes nothing away from it

F1 has a halo and that takes nothing away from it

The 2018 Formula 1 season will see the controversial halo cockpit protection device being implemented by the FIA.

Stopping cholesterol drugs could be deadly

Stopping cholesterol drugs could be deadly

Stopping a cholesterol-lowering drug because of a muscle ache or stomach pain can be dangerous in the long run, suggests a new study.

A cross-party way forward on Brexit

A cross-party way forward on Brexit

Britons who already realise that the United Kingdom cannot possibly withdraw from the European Union without incurring substantial economic costs were undoubtedly disappointed by their country’s recent general-election campaign.

Eastern Europe: No more low cost

Eastern Europe: No more low cost

Central and Eastern Europe faces the end of an economic era.

America First? US stalling as global growth engine

America First? US stalling as global growth engine

The platitude “When America sneezes, the world catches a cold” has long been used to underscore the crucial US role to guide global economic progression. That no longer is the case, perhaps.

The wheels are turning for your brain

The wheels are turning for your brain

Driving for more than two hours a day negatively affects IQ levels, a British study has found.

When populism can kill

When populism can kill

Unfounded scepticism about vaccines in some communities, in developing and developed countries alike, has emerged in recent years as one of the most serious impediments to global progress in public health.

Would Trump self-pardon end Russia investigation?

Would Trump self-pardon end Russia investigation?

The Washington Post reported on Thursday that President Donald Trump is talking to advisers about issuing pardons to aides, family members and even himself in order to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s widening Russia investigation.

Spieth draws on inner calm to win Open

Spieth draws on inner calm to win Open

When champions are asked the biggest questions, they invariably find the answer.

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