London’s trading strength has evolved from dockyard cranes to high finance.
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As the budget deficit fades from political view, anxiety shifts to the much wider current account deficit. It may signal UK dynamism, but neither financing nor closing it look easy after Brexit.
We will soon get to hear the winds on Mars.
Scientists are excited about sending a microphone to Mars for the very first time.
Results from the games can tell us a lot about how different nations approach elite women and disabled athletes.
Bernie Sanders may have endorsed Hillary Clinton, but politics as usual has had its day. It's time for progressivism to move fast.
Catching up on the UK news.
The case of a man stripped of his EU citizenship offers some guidance for emigrants living in legally uncharted territory after the Brexit vote.
Jupiter and its moon Io really do look like they do in this latest image by NASA’s Juno probe.
Many images of planets have been manipulated. So have we seen their true colours? Not always, it turns out. But Jupiter's red spot really is red.
Living his best life?
Ecuador is known for promoting the 'Buen Vivir' development policy agenda. But the state's response to a recent earthquake brought its commitment into question.
A drop in migration from the EU would ease demand for housing, but also reduce the availability of those legendary Polish house builders, who will be hard to replace with local labour.
Theresa May has been the longest-serving home secretary since the 19th century, but her tenure is distinctive for other reasons, too.
Amanda Spielman at her pre-selection hearing on June 29.
A committee of MPs says it is unable to support the appointment of Amanda Spielman as head of the schools inspectorate.
Les réfugiés ne devaient passer que huit semaines à Lesbos. Certains y sont bloqués depuis six mois.
Le nombre de réfugiés déterminés à traverser la mer Égée a certes chuté ces derniers mois, mais des milliers d'entre eux sont encore bloqués sur l'île grecque de Lesbos.
Many clubs sign players as young children and make them agree to not play anything else. The evidence suggests they're making a big mistake.
The Brexit process will take two years but it is having an immediate effect on your finances.
Are we slaves to futile endeavour?
Presidio of Monterey/Flickr
Work, consume, die. The relentless drive for improvements in our workplaces brings unexpected costs.
As Spain found out at its last election, voting for change is one thing, but achieving it is quite another.
Do you see the world as made up of nations? Are you a citizen of a city or a region? These questions could help you on June 23.
In the waiting line.
The number of refugees crossing the Aegean has dropped in recent months, but thousands are still stuck on a Greek island.
L’Égypte ancienne utilisait du fer métallique trouvé dans des météorites tombées du ciel. Est-ce en raison de cette origine céleste qu’un tel fer a été utilisé pour une dague de Toutankhamon ?
Ron Garan during one of his four spacewalks.
Former NASA astronaut Ron Garan speaks his mind about space travel, terraforming and religion.
Fallen star sword.
Daniella Comelli/University of Pisa
Research has confirmed a knife found in the ancient Egyptian pharaoh's tomb was made with metal from the heavens.