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Can long-term mortgages help solve the UK’s housing crisis?

Home loans with interest rates fixed for a decade or more could get more buyers on to the ladder — and disrupt a £1.6tn industry

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The Big Read

The White House knows that the global south has a point

Rich countries espouse active industrial policy at home while continuing to impose outdated policies abroad

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Rana Foroohar

The overstimulated superpower

One overlooked reason for US resilience is stimulus still coursing through the economy

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Ruchir Sharma

Is South Korea’s economic miracle over?

Decades of growth are tapering off as the country struggles to reform its model and reduce its dependence on manufacturing

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The Big Read

Financial stability in the last mile

Policymakers should remain vigilant about outstanding risks to the global financial system

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The Editorial Board

Don’t relax, Europe — the US hard right isn’t finished yet

Ultra-conservative Americans have views about the old continent that would dismay most Europeans

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Constanze Stelzenmüller

How to stabilise a country after war

There is a role for the international community — but reconstruction should be led by local actors

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Karin Von Hippel

The wrong trousers? Retail has a new solution to the returns problem

Online retailers are keeping quiet about ‘returnless refunds’ but they are becoming more common

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Joe Miller

Shakespeare helps brush up on important skills in schools

Arts organisations badly need a model for donors to understand what works in education — we now have one

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Shriti Vadera

Why we can’t stop staring at our own faces online

The rise in video calls has birthed a whole new set of problems for tech companies — and us

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Elaine Moore

The danger of the very serious person

Grown ups are needed in these troubled times but must do a better job on the climate problem

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Pilita Clark

Ukraine is the frontline of a much larger conflict

America and its allies see Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as an axis of adversaries

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Gideon Rachman

A step back from the abyss in the Middle East

The danger of miscalculations between Iran and Israel will persist

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The Editorial Board

What Norway’s Home Guard can teach us about preparing for emergencies

The government is using well-trained civilians to protect energy installations against Russian probing

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Elisabeth Braw

Europe still fails to make enough of its size — here’s how to fix that

EU leaders must match the boldness of Thatcher and Delors

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Martin Sandbu

Eleanor Coppola, filmmaker and writer, 1936-2024

Artist whose fight to establish her identity conflicted with devotion to a driven family

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Eleanor Coppola

Heaven preserve us! Meghan’s jam brand may have a sticky start

The Duchess of Sussex’s new venture has attracted attention, but homely enterprises struggle to make money

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Claer Barrett

Farewell to stock exchanges — fire is not their only enemy

Technology and modernisation were transforming these financial monuments even before the Copenhagen blaze

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Edwin Heathcote

The ‘brain waste’ of skilled migrants in Europe

A new investigation shows how countries hold back educated people from overseas from working in their fields of training

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The Big Read

The radical repricing of US interest rates

Financial markets and the Fed are searching for a convincing economic story

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The Editorial Board

The economics of running

Does a hotter economy really make you faster?

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Soumaya Keynes

Employment law is a minefield for companies and workers

The backlog of cases at tribunals, often seeking compensation for minor slights, serves no one except the lawyers

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Camilla Cavendish

Unease about Iran is bringing Arab states closer together

The standoff with Israel has done little to raise Tehran’s regional standing

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Kim Ghattas

Markets are a frog in boiling water on Iran-Israel

While the reaction to the latest hostilities has been tame, the global economy is too fragile for a new crisis

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Mohamed El-Erian

Is the global economy stumbling into ‘the tepid Twenties’?

Growth is picking up in the short term, but fears are mounting of a stagnant decade, with bleak political consequences

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The Big Read

Biden’s containment migraine

The balancing act could get even trickier in the coming days

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Edward Luce

Why are American roads so dangerous?

Bad driving is probably playing a bigger role in the fatality rate than larger cars and longer journeys

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John Burn-Murdoch

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