We’ve heard a lot about how Brexit will affect the UK’s finances. But what impact will it have on the EU’s? Simon Wilson reports.
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The UK’s public auditor has slammed the shambolic introduction of universal credit, and the government’s own fiscal watchdog says its benefits are dubious. Simon Wilson reports.
America’s financial regulators are set to ease the Volcker rule. Critics say the decision will undo years of efforts to make banks less risky after the financial crisis. Simon Wilson reports.
For almost 60 years, the southern polar regions have been protected by international treaty. But the continent’s commercial potential is putting co-operation under threat. Simon Wilson reports.
When Britain voted to leave the EU, almost nobody was talking about the customs union. Today it’s at the centre of the Brexit battleground. Simon Wilson reports.
America’s decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear deal won’t just hurt the Iranian economy. Higher oil prices and rising geopolitical tensions may also have wider consequences. Simon Wilson reports.
The football season is almost over – which means eye-popping financial deals are about to get under way. But is the flood of money set to dry up? Simon Wilson reports.
Worries about the use of online data to target votes aren’t limited to the Brexit referendum and the US presidential election. Critics say these tactics are being used around the world. Simon Wilson reports.
Investors rely on the big accountancy firms to pore over a company’s books and warn them of impending disaster. But are they doing their jobs, asks Simon Wilson.
China is pioneering a system of social control that monitors your trustworthiness. India is a step away from something similar. Could “social credit” come to Britain too? Simon Wilson reports.