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10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

Pret's mac 'n' cheese, Britain's new burger chain, Hounslow's hidden secret.

 

Also in the news:

Young people benefit from austerity

Young people benefit from austerity

24 April 2015

First-time voters don't realise that Labour policies are aimed at the old not them.

 
 
Parties leaving voters 'in the dark' says economics think tank

Parties leaving voters 'in the dark' says economics think tank

23 April 2015

The IFS said the main parties' plans to cut the deficit aren't clear.

 
 
Companies in coalition: When enemies become (temporary) friends

Companies in coalition: When enemies become (temporary) friends

22 April 2015

Our politicians are starting to get the hang of a coalition, but businesses have been working together for years.

 
 
Howard Davies: What we can all learn from Taylor Swift

Howard Davies: What we can all learn from Taylor Swift

21 April 2015

MT Diary: The country singer was unfortunate enough to miss my visit to her Education Center in Nashville.

 
 
10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

17 April 2015

China's tidal trade, Google's EU objection, Indonesia bans beer

 
 
China's trade surplus falls 95%

China's trade surplus falls 95%

13 April 2015

Fears of a 'hard landing' increase as exports plummet, but the reason may be found in the moon.

 
 
Can Miliband convince voters they can trust him on the economy?

Can Miliband convince voters they can trust him on the economy?

13 April 2015

The Labour leader wants to mend public concerns about his party's economic record.

 
 
Living standards have risen since the financial crash - in the north

Living standards have risen since the financial crash - in the north

09 April 2015

The south was hit by the downturn, but the north-south divide is still very real.

 
 
The real value of Greece's debt repayment

The real value of Greece's debt repayment

09 April 2015

Greece repays €448m of debt to the IMF. Only €299,552m or so to go, then.

 
 
Ditching non-doms may lose the UK money - but it's the right thing to do

Ditching non-doms may lose the UK money - but it's the right thing to do

08 April 2015

Ed Miliband is really getting into this whole 'man of the people' thing.

 
 
Politicians can't agree if an EU vote would be good for business

Politicians can't agree if an EU vote would be good for business

07 April 2015

The Tories want a referendum in 2017 but their opponents warn it could lead to catastrophe.

 
 
Renters are 'giving up' on ever owning a home

Renters are 'giving up' on ever owning a home

07 April 2015

Less than half of 20-45 year-old tenants are saving to buy a property.

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

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