The five states bordering the Caspian Sea, which is rich in fossil fuels, have just reached a deal trumpeted as a “regional constitution”. What now?
Articles written by Alex Rankine
Soaring house prices in global capital cities have left governments scrabbling to appease angry voters who have been priced out. But are restrictions on foreign ownership the answer?
Not long ago, students fought to secure a university place. These days, universities are desperate to attract students. Why the switch – and is it good news? Alex Rankine reports.
Following three rescue packages in eight years, the eurozone’s problem child is standing on its own two feet again. But the debt crisis has merely been managed, not resolved. Alex Rankine reports.
Steve Bannon, the former political strategist to Donald Trump, fails in his European populist ambitions.
The government wants to raise taxes to help retailers. Alex Rankine reports.
Cannabis is legal in Canada and several US states. Now England’s chief medical officer wants to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana. The tide is turning in favour of liberalisation, says Alex Rankine
Investors may be overestimating China’s vulnerability to a trade war, but a slowing economy and an overheated property market, it’s not a good time.
Australia, the“lucky country”, hasn’t had a recession for nearly 27 years. But now it faces headwinds that it hasn’t experienced in a generation.
Mexico’s president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, AKA AMLO, cruised to victory in an election last weekend with 53% of the vote.