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The eight-party coalition of former allies elected on Sunday is so fragile that some think the ousted leader could yet return
Markets are increasingly willing to punish businesses that mismanage global warming risks
Competition with China and Russia drove the agenda of the world’s largest democracies
Existing defined benefit pension funds should be consolidated and opened to a new generation of savers
Economic data about the strength of the recovery partly reflect ‘base effects’
Digital outages periodically reveal the web’s inherent flaw — human beings
The country’s president can better the lot of most citizens with a return to pragmatism
The inside story of how optimism about post-pandemic travel inspired a bidding war for the bankrupt car rental company
A detailed exposure of wrongdoing shows the extent to which shareholder interests have been sidelined
Regional elections this month will set the stage for next year’s showdown presidential contest
The garlanded composer insists that the show must go on, even in defiance of Covid restrictions
The potential to do good is enormous but if a sceptical public opts out, it will be lost forever
The currency as pressure valve
If Schäuble really wants to follow Keynes’ advice, Germany should borrow more and focus less on others’ spending habits.
Companies are still not prepared enough for switch from borrowing benchmark
President has remained popular throughout crisis while protests rock neighbouring countries
Central bank should not take comfort from the bond market
Businesses need to change strategy to stay alive, but should more be done to curb the takeover threat?
Most nations are adopting a wait-and-see approach while warning regularly about risks
In a burnout epidemic, the right to switch off is needed more than ever
Some MPs may grumble, but the UK must not hold elections based on population data that is almost 25 years old
Significant cuts in CO2 emissions are possible even in countries such as the UK and Germany
G7 leaders need to define rules that integrate our shared values and promote transparency
‘Many examples are genuinely distinctive. They are interesting, mature dry whites designed for drinking with food’
Sector enjoys best first months of an administration since Roosevelt’s first term in 1933
Investors face tricky bet on sustainability of spike in prices as economy recovers
US currency gives up gains made on expectation of rising interest rates
‘Assortative mating’ is not just bad for social mobility, it is boring
HBO’s psychotherapy drama lays bare the lies we tell ourselves
From geopolitical action to preventing payment, states must come together to halt these criminal actors
The BBC’s interpretation of the social comedy prompts horticultural musings through Nancy Mitford’s eyes
G7 measures will disproportionately benefit rich countries
Beijing-based group is reportedly targeting a figure of up to $100bn.
Banking rulemakers rightly view digital currencies as an official but highly risky asset
Signa Sports United must show it is also good at selling bits and bytes as it is at selling bikes
The White House press secretary wants to restore trust
Put it in the context of economic history, and crypto is little more than another expression of capitalism’s inherent monetary schizophrenia.