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Coronavirus on March 11 declared a global pandemic on March 31 affecting more than 177 countries

Coronavirus has been spreading rapidly across the world, affecting more than 177 countries and claiming more than 36,200 lives. The virus emerged in China in December 2019 and around 3,300 people there have died from the infection – but both … Continue reading

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Making deeper cuts than some terrorist attacks of the near past

The umpteenth coronavirus, of which many people even do not know the previous ones, this time as an unknown virus manage to frighten many people so much that they come to do unreasonable things, like rushing to the shops to … Continue reading

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Brexit and British business

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The newspapers from April 23 and 24 presented the worst case scenarios for British business in case of Brexit. One of the reasons the government is delaying triggering Article 50, which formally begins Leave proceedings…

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2014 Economics

Eurozone In this chapter looking on the year that Latvia officially adopted the euro as its currency becoming the 18th member of the Eurozone we could see in the West that more people did not manage any more to come … Continue reading

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Economic crisis danger for the rise of political extremism

The last few years we have seen racist attacks becoming more in vogue again. Some experts blame the situation on the social stress caused by an extended period of economic austerity – unemployment rates are fast approaching high percentages and … Continue reading

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Mourning after coach crash kills 28, including 22 schoolchildren

Whilst government seeks to reduce the numbers of people killed and seriously injured on the roads, there is no magic formula that will entirely eliminate these tragedies. On the 16th of February seven children and a teacher were killed when … Continue reading

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