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Black Friday sales are fueling fashion’s dark side | Eva Kruse

Black Friday sales are fueling fashion’s dark side | Eva Kruse

We are producing and consuming fashion at a rate like never before – and mass shopping sales are simply fanning the flamesThis morning I opened my inbox to find reams of emails – mid-season sale, 50%
IFS manifesto verdict: neither Tories nor Labour have credible spending plan

IFS manifesto verdict: neither Tories nor Labour have credible spending plan

Respected thinktank describes stark choice between Labour’s sweeping change and Tories pledging nothing newLatest election news – live updatesAnalysis: a plague on both your housesThe Institute for
Has Boris Johnson really been opposed to austerity since 2010?

Has Boris Johnson really been opposed to austerity since 2010?

He warned against cuts in London when he was mayor but has consistently voted in support of austerity policiesGeneral election live - latest newsIn an interview with the Spectator, Boris Johnson says

Trump signs Hong Kong pro-democracy bills

President backs human rights act sparking China retaliation threat

Money laundering is poisoning US democracy

Dirty cash is a curse that dare not speak its name in the 2020 election

Unsettling precedents for today’s world

Events evoke not the 1930s but the period before the first world war

Is French nationality worth more than British?

A country’s stability, freedom and opportunities count for a lot

Mexican economy moves into technical recession

Zero growth likely in 2019 as data show contraction in first two quarters

September drop in trade dashes world recovery hopes

Reversal of upward trend raise fears of continuing slowdown in 2020
A staggering one-in-three women, experience physical, sexual abuse

A staggering one-in-three women, experience physical, sexual abuse

Violence against women and girls is among the most widespread, and devastating human rights violations in the world, but much of it is often unreported due to impunity, shame and gender inequality,

Avadel On A High - Eventful Days Ahead

Shares of Avadel Pharmaceuticals plc (AVDL) are up an impressive 129 percent year-to-date.
Boris Johnson plays for time with a cautious, tepid manifesto

Boris Johnson plays for time with a cautious, tepid manifesto

Prime minister pins his hope on ‘getting Brexit done’ while not scoring any own goalsTake no chances. Make no mistakes. Maintain strict message discipline. Like a football team two up with 20 minutes

Gold is looking more and more attractive

Rising US liabilities for entitlements could undermine the dollar

US energy independence has its costs

As the country exports more oil than it imports, global balances shift

Climate change: how China moved from leader to laggard

Beijing’s U-turn on renewables is triggering alarm ahead of UN meeting
Government borrowing hits five-year high amid election spending vows

Government borrowing hits five-year high amid election spending vows

UK ran £11.2bn deficit last month, with fastest rise in public spending in 15 yearsLatest election news – live updatesGovernment borrowing has risen to its highest October level in five years amid

Brexit talks: the brutal reckoning that awaits the UK

When and if Britain leaves the EU, an array of difficult questions about a future trade deal will spring up
Israeli settlements remain ‘flagrant violation’ of international law, UN envoy tells Security Council

Israeli settlements remain ‘flagrant violation’ of international law, UN envoy tells Security Council

Regardless of any national policy declarations, Israeli settlement activities are “a flagrant violation under international law”, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process spelled

US housing starts rebound; building permits at highest level in over 12 years

U.S. homebuilding rebounded in October and permits for future home construction jumped to a more than 12-year high.