Victoria Craig

SHORT BIO

Victoria Craig is the host of Marketplace Morning Report’s global edition produced by the BBC World Service in London. She 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 (82)

London restaurant brings Philly-style love to Thanksgiving lockdown

Nov 26, 2020
One American bar has rolled out all the Thanksgiving must-haves in one easy-to-eat Philadelphia-style sandwich.
JP Teti, owner of the Philadelphia-style restaurant in London called Passyunk Avenue, with his Thanksgiving offer, the Gobbler LOVEbundle.
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Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine may pose fewer distribution challenges

That would be an advantage particularly for getting a COVID-19 vaccine to developing countries.
An illustration picture shows vials with COVID-19 Vaccine stickers attached and syringes, with the logo of the University of Oxford and its partner British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, on Nov. 17, 2020.
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"So Many Thoughts" on the booming business of royal fashion

Nov 17, 2020
What a royal wears on an official engagement can lead to sold-out items within minutes. Author and blogger Elizabeth Holmes explains.
Princess Diana made fashion a part of the royal image. Above, she arrives at the Palace of Versailles in 1994 in a Catherine Walker black velvet and beaded evening gown.
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Hard decisions loom in prioritizing who gets COVID-19 vaccine first

Nov 11, 2020
"There will be consequences, always, from these choices," says former WHO chair David Salisbury. "But we try to make them with the best interests of the most people at heart."
"The real big challenge for COVID vaccination is that we're talking not just about people at risk, but we're talking about everybody," says David Salisbury, former chair of the World Health Organization's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization.
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Vaccine experts see hurdles in fighting efficacy, safety misinformation

Nov 10, 2020
As of now, confidence in a potential COVID-19 vaccine is lower than confidence in other vaccines, one specialist says.
Heidi Larson, director of Vaccine Confidence Project, says people are most concerned about the safety of a new COVID-19 vaccine.
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Toilet paper companies work to keep shelves stocked as shortage risk returns

Nov 5, 2020
The real challenge is making sure toilet paper hits shelves at the same pace consumers are buying it.
Like in the spring, the problem this winter isn’t necessarily running out of product, but making sure it reaches shelves at the same pace consumers are buying it up.
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Estonia proves trust is at the heart of online voting

Nov 2, 2020
And, for the country's citizens, 99% of public services happen online. Voting was added to that list in 2005.
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many Americans to vote early, the idea of casting ballots online has become an attractive possibility. The small European nation of Estonia has proved it's possible, but how feasible is it for the U.S.?
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Are political betting odds for the 2020 election more accurate than the polls?

Oct 30, 2020
There are record numbers of bets being placed around the world on who will win the White House.
One bookmaker estimates bets placed in 2020 are more than double what was spent in 2016.
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No, there aren’t millions of glass vials waiting for a coronavirus vaccine yet

Oct 23, 2020
The manufacturing can't happen until suppliers know exactly which vaccine candidates they're working with.
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