Will Straw

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Five Reasons to Be Cautious About Today's Growth Figures

(7) Comments | Posted 25 October 2012 | (09:31)

Today's GDP figures - showing growth of 1.0 per cent in the third quarter - should give us all something to cheer. Certainly George Osborne will be relieved to witness the fastest pace of growth since he entered No. 11 Downing Street. But these latest figures, welcome though they are,...

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Europeans' Fears About Globalisation Are Misplaced

(16) Comments | Posted 7 July 2011 | (17:41)

65 per cent of Brits believe that in 20 years time, people will earn less than today because of competition from China, India and Brazil. Even more people in Germany, France and Italy hold that view as well as a majority in 12 of the remaining 23 members of European...

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