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Europe Technology and infrastructure

UK’s High Speed Rail 2 unlikely to boost growth by itself

It has not been a good month for High Speed Rail 2 (HS-2). The proposed upgrade to transport infrastructure that would connect London to Birmingham with a high-speed line running

Europe Finance

Financial service commission ban limits advisory market

Is commission equal to fraud? In Australia, the Netherlands and UK the answer is yes, and more countries look likely to join their ranks. Inherent to the commission system was

International Politics

Educational détente in the UK toward Latin America

The United Kingdom’s attempts to charm Latin American trade relationships is hampered by its rigid visa restrictions that alienate foreign students who are key to longer-term investments and much needed short-term

Economics Europe

Margaret Thatcher’s prophetic prediction of the Euro’s sorry state

Margaret Thatcher’s prediction about the prospects of the Euro appears to be ringing true, as Euroskepticism sweeps the Continent. Thatcherism spread like wildfire as the dominant macroeconomic doctrine through the