Articles written by Simon Wilson

27/08/2017

The people versus Trump

Many think US president Donald Trump is dangerously incompetent. Local politicians are taking matters into their own hands. Simon Wilson reports.

13/08/2017

Is this the end for austerity?

Some Tories reckon it’s time to give that magic money tree a good shake and end austerity. Others wonder when austerity is actually going to start. Simon Wilson reports.

29/07/2017

Barclays goes on trial

Four former banking executives have been charged with fraud over the bailout of Barclays by Qatar in 2008. Will the trial really be in the public interest? Simon Wilson reports.

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A clampdown on the internet

The internet has for too long been a “safe space” for terrorists to communicate and spread propaganda, say politicians. That is about to change. Simon Wilson reports.

11/06/2017

Why Brexit could hurt UK clearing

The City dominates euro-denominated clearing but the European Union is looking to take back control after Brexit. This could hurt the City and cause job losses, says Simon Wilson.

04/06/2017

Held to ransom by the hackers

The cyber threat goes beyond hijacking computers. It’s about economics, politics, power and even human psychology. Simon Wilson looks at how we can protect ourselves.

27/05/2017

Can Macron change France?

France’s new president plans ambitious structural reforms. But can he overcome vested interests ranging from hostile trade unions to civil servants? Simon Wilson reports.

21/05/2017
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