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Britain is pondering its role in the globalised economy following the referendum vote to leave the EU

Europe’s migration crisis

Migrants will risk all crossing the Mediterranean in ramshackle boats for a better life in the EU

US Election 2016

Hillary Clinton has claimed the historic achievement of becoming the first female presidential candidate of a major US party

VW emissions scandal

The German carmaker is engulfed in the worst crisis in its 78-year history over manipulation of diesel emissions test data

Eurozone economy

A fragile recovery is underway in the euro bloc as it attempts to regain competitiveness in the wake of the sovereign debt crisis and its struggles with austerity

Syria crisis

Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered his armed forces to start pulling out of Syria after a six-month campaign that changed the course or the conflict

Greece debt crisis

A breakthrough deal has been reached on restructuring Athens’ debt, buying time to secure the country’s financial future

Pensions: low yields, high stress

A demographic crisis for pension saving has now become critical thanks to historic low bond yields across the world