Abe has no easy fix for Japan’s economic woes

A weakening economy raises doubts about the efficacy of Abenomics

Cameron takes Britain closer to the exit door

The PM’s pledge to curb EU immigration is an unrealistic gamble

Good news from the lower price at the pump

Cheaper oil benefits both the world economy and global security

Controlling the past and future in Russia

Putin puts the heat on Memorial, a brave human rights group

Big data flexes its lobbying muscles

Silicon Valley’s loss of innocence in politics highlights need for reform

The sound and fury in global markets

The turmoil is a reminder of the importance of fighting deflation

A dose of deregulation for EU capital markets

Europe needs to be weaned off a damaging reliance on bank finance

The west’s inadequate response to Ebola

In an interconnected world, the risk of deadly epidemics is growing

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Egg freezing is a tech perk too far

Apple and Facebook are intruding too far on women’s personal choices

Pre-election risks to the British success story

A benign economic backdrop is no excuse to evade tough choices

A Nobel for work of true economic value

Prize for Tirole recognises insights into market dominance

Regulators shine a light on the banking shadows

The FSB’s rules on short-term securities lending are a sensible start

Generic views of the Houses of Parliament. For Katie Carnie, Austerity.
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Playing politics with the British constitution

Cameron’s demand that English MPs enjoy home rule is ill-judged

Time to rethink the way WTO takes its decisions

Demand for unanimity on trade deals makes the body ungovernable

High-tech groups should stick to the knitting

The sector would do well to consider it is no exception to the rule that focus matters

India’s challenge on corporate taxation

Foreign investors, not to mention the country itself, need a more stable and predictable regime

UK politics enters age of uncertainty

Ukip’s by-election victory reflects public disaffection with the main party leaders

Germany needs to fix its economic model

Berlin has the potential to contribute more to reviving global growth

Beijing should cut Hong Kong some slack

Electoral reform is required if the pro-democracy protests are to end

Putin is taking an isolationist path

Moscow’s actions in Ukraine represent a significant shift in the Kremlin’s view of the world

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