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The next leaders will have to resolve the historic mess of the eurozone crisis


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May’s stance gives SNP a new call to arms, but the case for independence is unclear

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A bumpy week in Kiev shows that real stability remains elusive, writes Neil Buckley

The attack on William Wordsworth’s bridge

The decline of the radio schedule heralds the death of the collective cultural moment

Investigators want to know what led Masood to join the ranks of homegrown jihadis

The sense of crisis is less acute but huge challenges lie ahead

After a deluge of crises the next few years will confound the doubters

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Political stand-off threatens the president’s plans for fiscal expansion

There are solid reasons for moving parliament, but it almost certainly won’t happen

The president’s haste to pass his plan into law does Americans a disservice

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