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End of the Miracle? China Stands at a Crossroads

As debt rises and the economy slows, economists ponder what the future holds for China's historic rise to global powerhouse.
Ex-Google worker fears "killer robots" could cause mass atrocities

A former Google engineer shared to the Guardian the risks of an ungoing project, called "Maven", commissioned by the U.S army to create killer robots.
Protesters hold signs behind Richard Fuld, chairman and chief executive of Lehman Brothers Holdings. Image: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Ten years after the financial global financial crisis that made thousands of Americans homeless and millions of Europeans jobless, experts fear that a new crisis - even tougher - is just around the corner.
Protester hold placards Saltires and EU flags during a demonstration to demand a vote on the Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union in Edinburgh Scotland

As the UK’s business community anxiously follows Theresa May’s Brexit negotiations, a study has raised new concerns about the cost of trading tariffs after Britain leaves the EU.
Aramco and Tesla Redefine What Stock Price Means

Aramco and Tesla may be companies from opposite ends of the spectrum, but their stock prices and valuations have very important core factors in common.
Dozens of cardboard cutouts of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are seen during an Avaazorg protest outside the US Capitol in Washington

As Facebook lurches from one controversy to another and skittish investors place the stock under pressure, questions remain whether the 14-year old company can maintain its stronghold as the world’s largest social network.
Bangers and mash might cost us a pretty penny post Brexit. Image: shutterstock.com

What Hard Brexit Could Mean For the UK Food Price and Industry. One major worry is the potentially chaotic impact on the UK’s food sector.
Centre for Retail Research’s : "2018 will probably be the worst year for bad retail news since the recession in 2008, when Woolworths collapsed” (image: shutterstock.com)

What will Christmas 2018 bring for Britain's struggling retailers? We examine the latest aspects of online shopping, including omnichannel selling, personalisation and the use of AI.
young renters now spending three times more on housing costs than their grandparents did. (image: shutterstock.com)

Housing problems are reaching a crisis point for many of the UK’s millennials, with the goal of home ownership so prized by the British increasingly out of reach
Ron Clark Academy 6th grader De Ja Little 12 joins classmates in watching the film Black Panther at Atlantic Station theaters in Atlanta

The movie business is celebrating the blockbuster global smash hit that is Black Panther, the first huge superhero movie with a lead black actor, and Wonder Woman. There are huge implications for the future of movies. Commercial success abounds, but there are still massive challenges around gender, race and politics.