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Russia is our most dangerous neighbour

The west failed to offer the support needed, focusing rather on who would pay Soviet debt

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Market has drawn an inference that rates will remain at zero for at least six months after October
– Gavyn Davies
The Obama administration must first offer Arab states explanations for its failures and then show it is there for the long haul
– Ahmed Rashid
Across the world, oil producing and exporting countries have come to rely on high, and ideally rising prices
– Nick Butler
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Scots’ choice: independence or sterling

The country can achieve two but not all of its three main objectives, writes Krishna Guha

The time is ripe for English devolution

It is the obvious solution if we are to rebalance the UK, writes John Redwood

Fact and friction in Catalonia’s debate

Lines have been drawn, imaginary or not, in a sham debate in which neither side hears the other

North Korea as ‘The Truman Show’

One needs to be wary of impressions gleaned from Pyongyang, a showcase city

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Economic soufflé at risk of implosion

Europe is stagnating and global demand remains inadequate

Use Burger King tax flip for reforms

A surge in inversion threatens to damage the prospects for an overhaul, writes Mort Zuckerman

Europe must keep populist right at bay

Amid disillusion with establishment parties, the radical right cannot be ignored, says Tony Barber

iColytes vs ’Droids fight for supremacy

Owning a non-Apple smartphone, running Android, is like being part of the Rebel Alliance

The looking-glass world of Fed-watchers

For now, bond yields depend on Yellen’s words ‘considerable time’

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