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Local decision-making is a better fit for a complex, divided society

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Mainstream success distracts from a parallel music industry plugged into sounds around the world

How serious is the threat to the financial services sector — and are there opportunities?

Something momentous has happened but nothing has really changed, so we live in a phoney war

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A soaring population heightens the need for homes, but there are structural hurdles to overcome

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