Victoria Craig

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Victoria Craig is the producer of Marketplace Morning Report’s global edition, and senior broadcast journalist at the BBC World Service in London. She reports on a range of issues impacting global business and the economy, with a particular interest in emerging markets and retail. Victoria graduated from the University of Missouri (go Tigers!) with a degree in broadcast journalism. Before moving to the UK in 2017, she covered Wall Street, reporting for five years on US stocks and the economy from New York City. When she’s not in front of the microphone, you can find Victoria baking or curling up with a good book at home, hiking in the English countryside, or travelling through her new European playground.

Latest Stories (50)

How the UK has kept unemployment down — for now

Jul 7, 2020
So far, the nation's businesses have avoided laying off 9.3 million workers.
Government furlough programs and business loan and grant schemes allowed U.K. companies to keep their staff on their payrolls even if their doors were shut.
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Furloughed pilot's new project helps frontline health workers

Jun 22, 2020
Through Project Wingman, airline crews visit hospitals to provide company and support to health care workers.
Many furloughed pilots haven't yet returned to the skies. Some are spending their time providing for health care workers.
Courtesy Project Wingman

Long lines at London stores mark reopenings after COVID-19 lockdown

Jun 15, 2020
Nonessential businesses across England are opening their doors to shoppers for the first time since March.
With nonessential stores reopening in England on Monday, people will have to get used to shopping in the age of the coronavirus.
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Community policing: a more holistic approach to law enforcement

The idea is to create more formal partnerships between community members and officers to foster greater trust.
A social worker and member of the Prevention and Protection service help a homeless man in Paris in 2014.
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Sweden acknowledges its no-lockdown COVID-19 strategy might have been a mistake

Jun 3, 2020
Given the country's high death rate, Sweden and its health officials are rethinking how they have handled the pandemic.
State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell of the Swedish Public Health Agency now says there was "potential for improvement" in the country's strategy to fight the pandemic.
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Which businesses should governments bail out during COVID-19?

May 21, 2020
The speed at which governments are having to decide which companies to offer assistance to has echoes of the 2008 financial crisis.
"What we're talking about now is government having its ownership fingers on probably all types of business imaginable," Lord Paul Myners said.
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Trump threatens to end WHO funding over "repeated missteps" in COVID-19 response

Trump has accused the WHO of lacking independence from China based on a review his administration has carried out.
In a late-night tweet, the president warned the WHO it has 30 days to make "substantive improvements" in becoming more independent.
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Save British Cheese boxes boost sales for suffering businesses

May 14, 2020
Hundreds of cheesemakers lost 90% of business overnight. Now they're turning to direct-to-consumer sales.
Many artisanal cheesemakers are among the small producers in the United Kingdom who plan to shrink the supply chain and sell direct.
Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

COVID-19 wilts global flower trade, even as spring weather blossoms

Apr 29, 2020
Many growers are now throwing away up to 80% of their production
A field of tulips spells out the message "Stay Strong" in the Netherlands.
Wilbert Bijzitter/AFP via Getty Images

What's going on with oil prices?

Apr 21, 2020
If you're a consumer stuck in lockdown, you may not benefit from lower prices.
Oil prices have turned negative amid this historic rout. Does that have implications for consumers?
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