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This week, John and Merryn discuss the trouble in Turkey and why the country has, for a long time, been a disaster waiting to happen; which assets are worth investing in at the moment; and where the UK property market is to heading next.

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A recent study warned that we may soon be on an unstoppable path to climate disaster. But some are pinning their hopes on new technologies. Can these work? Simon Wilson reports.

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John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter most to the global economy make of the week’s events, including the pressure the dollar is putting emerging markets under.

Is the Turkish crisis a buying opportunity?

On the face of it, now might look like a great time to snap up a bargain in Turkey. But is it worth the risk, and could better deals lie elsewhere? John Stepek investigates.

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James Bond is still a draw for collectors

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A honeyed sweetie with orangey notes

This Tokaji is both sweet and dry in one breath, says Matthew Jukes.

A scuttle in the direction of C-3PO

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Dutch twins Joyce and Raissa de Haas turned their hobby making drinks mixers and turn it into a flourishing business.

What Julius Caesar teaches you about behavioural finance

Matthew Partridge explores what lessons investors can learn from William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.

Mike Ashley: building the Harrods of the high street

Mike Ashley, the billionaire bruiser who founded Sports Direct, is gradually taking his brand upmarket. His track record suggests we shouldn’t dismiss his chances of reviving House of Fraser. Jane Lewis reports.

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