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Brexit step by step

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As Brexit negotiations really start to heat up towards the business end of the process, Statista has made a timeline of the key dates and events that lay ahead for the UK and EU as they attempt to move towards the planned …

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How Long Will Europeans Work For?

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Eurostat have released an interesting forecast about how long a person can expect to be active in the European labour market during his or her life. The data is measured in years and it’s based on someone who was 15-years-old in 2017. …

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The USA’s Biggest Arms Export Partners

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President Trump has stated his unwillingness to impose any kind of punishment on Saudi Arabia following their alleged involvement in the murder of journalist and permanent U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. The U.S. is the world’s biggest exporter of …

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The World’s Most Powerful Passports

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Some passports afford their bearers more freedom than others and this week, Japan was named the country with the world’s most powerful passport by the Henley Passport Index. At the beginning of this month, Myanmar granted Japanese citizens visa-free access, meaning visa-Japanese passport holders now …

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Amazon Increases Its Brand Value By 56%

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According to the latest Best Global Brands report by Interbrand, Apple is still the most valuable brand in the world with an estimated value of $214.5 billion. Aside from this, one of the standout brands this year is Amazon, having experienced a huge 56 percent …

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Private Investment in Space Blasts Off

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Thursday kicks off space week, an international week where science and technology is celebrated. NASA is dealing with some more terrestrial problems though. The agency is gearing up to secure their $20 billion budget from Congress. Even with these funding woes, …

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Global Banks Hike Up Interest Rates

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On Wednesday the United States Federal Reserve continued their incremental increase of the interest rate by a quarter of a percent, bumping the rate up to 2.25 percent. While not featured on the below chart, Indonesia hiked their interest rate by a quarter of a percent …

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