Britain’s car industry is being rocked by Brexit, held back by a global slowdown in sales, and is struggling to keep up with technological changes. Can it change gear? Simon Wilson reports.
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Donald Trump’s tangle with Congress over his promised border wall has led to US government agencies closing up shop. But does that matter much for America’s economy? Simon Wilson reports.
US President Donald Trump’s criticism of Federal Reserve policy is the latest assault on the independence of central banks. Will the practice survive? Simon Wilson reports.
The capture, storage and analysis of “alternative data” is no longer a nerdy niche. But the explosive growth of the business has a downside, as the Facebook furore showed. Simon Wilson reports.
The arrests of key figures at the telecoms giant Huawei has put the spotlight back on the firm’s links with the Chinese state and the security of its technology. Simon Wilson reports.
In the 2000s, the internet threatened to sink the record industry. But now streaming has given the music business a new lease of life. Simon Wilson reports.
The International Space Station is 20 years old. A robot has landed on Mars. Billionaire adventurers have set their sights on the stars. What next for humankind’s great space adventure?
The government is considering introducing CDC pensions as a middle road between existing options. Could they represent the future of saving?
The “caravan” of migrants fleeing their home countries and making for the US became a key election issue, with Donald Trump vowing to keep them out. Why are so many on the move?
Britain’s housing market is broken and in need of fixing, says PM Theresa May. Good news, then, that the sector is facing an “Uber moment”, says Simon Wilson.