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Politics

To Forge A New, More Egalitarian World, Our Economy Needs An 'Enlightenment 2.0'

For 40 years Britain has been in thrall to Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek’s ideology of ‘market fundamentalism’. Formulated at the height of the Second World War, and introduced here by his adoring disciple, Margaret Thatcher, it has

Books

Thrillers review: The Hunger; All the Beautiful Lies; Paper Ghosts

The bloody conclusion to a wagon train’s journey across the US, a beautifully told crime story and a dark tale of murderous obsession are the standouts this monthThe true-life story of the Donner party, American pioneers who set out for California in 18

Business

Anglo American to take £287m profit hit from cracked pipeline in Brazil

Mining group Anglo American expects its profits for the year to be $300m to $400m (£215m to £287m) lower after being forced to suspend operations at an iron ore mine in Brazil due to a cracked pipe.

Science

Quake in southeast Turkey injures 13: state news agency

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An earthquake struck Turkey's southeastern province of Adiyaman early on Tuesday, injuring 13 people and causing damage to buildings, state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Education

Vice-chancellors urge action to stop predicted 60% fall in EU students

UK university leaders demand the government rethink international fees of up to £20,000 for those from EuropeUniversities, including the world-renowned London School of Economics, are drawing up lists of courses that could face closure after Brexit and l

World

Toronto van attack – ‘Socially awkward’ tech student Alek Minassian, 25, ‘killed 10 and injured 15 when he deliberately mowed into pedestrians’

A SOCIALLY awkward tech student “deliberately drove a van down a Toronto pavement killing ten people and injuring another 15”. Alek Minassian was arrested following a tense stand off in the Canadian city after the white vehicle mounted the wal

Business

Exclusive: China's HNA Group seeks up to $1.5 billion in new fund - document

(Reuters) - A unit of debt-laden Chinese conglomerate HNA Group [HNAIR.UL] is seeking to raise as much as $1.5 billion by the end of this year in an investment fund that will serve as the group's primary vehicle for global acquisitions, a document reviewe

Entertainment

‘Fear The Walking Dead’: Why The Vultures Aren’t Typical ‘Walking Dead’ Villains

“Fear the Walking Dead” introduced a new group of survivors dubbed as the Vultures in last night’s episode of the AMC series. While they didn’t physically harm any members of Madison’s group, they are actually the main antagonists in Season 4. A

Films

The Seagull review – all-star cast brings out the comedy in Chekhov

Packed with names such as Annette Bening, Elisabeth Moss and Saoirse Ronan, this adaptation of the classic play is brisk and funny Taking in the night, Dr Dorn (Jon Tenney) looks at poor lovesick Masha (Elisabeth Moss), pauses, then sagely sighs: “The s

Books

The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli review – a worthy heir to Stephen Hawking

Is time real or simply a useful measurement of change? The author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us to the limits of our understanding with clarity and styleIn Hitler’s Germany, a handful of physicists bristled at the mere mention of quantum th

Australia

Business council says exempting banks from Coalition's tax cut would punish customers

Banking royal commission revelations ‘concerning’ but parliament should not use tax policy as punishment, BCA saysExempting the big four banks from the Turnbull government’s planned corporate tax cut would “punish” their customers, shareholders,

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