Victoria Craig

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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 (126)

What does 20% inflation feel like in Turkey?

Dec 21, 2021
A package of eggs recently jumped 60% in a week at one grocery store. Many economists fault the Erdoğan government's policies.
Turkey's economic woes are driving many young people to look abroad for opportunity, which could lead to a damaging brain drain.
BBC/Stephen Ryan

The super-fast delivery market is booming

Nov 26, 2021
Rather than waiting a day or two for an online order, ultra-fast delivery apps are promising orders can be delivered in as little as 10 minutes.
Getir employees prepare online grocery orders for delivery at a store warehouse in Istanbul in October 2021.
Chris McGrath via Getty Images

How big a problem is rising inflation in the United Kingdom?

Nov 3, 2021
For Alfred G Pearce, the biggest veggie producer in the U.K., signs of inflation are everywhere.
Everyday shoppers in the U.K. paid prices in September that were 3.1% higher than they were a year ago.
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Defunct devices now a treasure trove of precious metals for Britain's Royal Mint

Oct 21, 2021
The Royal Mint is using new technology to extract precious metals from defunct devices.
Blank coins that have been produced at the Royal Mint are sorted before being sent to be stamped in the coin press on Aug. 1, 2014 in Llantrisant, Wales.
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Inside CureVac's odyssey to produce a COVID-19 vaccine

Oct 1, 2021
CureVac finds itself playing catch-up with other companies in producing a COVID vaccine, but the company refuses to give up.
General view outside the company of German vaccine maker CureVac on September 1, 2020 in Tubingen, Germany.
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How Germany's Ahr region found a way to sell wine after a devastating flood

Sep 28, 2021
Vineyards in the Ahr Valley were destroyed by the summer floods, but that opened up a unique business opportunity for the area. Meet FlutWein.
Peter Kriechel and Daniel Kollar (in shorts) are the founders of FlutWein, which has been successful selling wine from the flood-ravaged Ahr wine region.
Victoria Craig / BBC

Post-election, infrastructure question looms over Germany's flood-damaged regions

Sep 27, 2021
The town of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler illustrates many of the climate change and infrastructure issues that have been part of the election's talking points.
A man rides his bicycle on streets destroyed by the flood in Bad Neuenahr, western Germany on August 25, 2021, weeks after heavy rain and floods caused major damage in the Ahr region.
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Balancing culture and economic prosperity: Liverpool's Baltic Triangle tries to do both

Aug 24, 2021
Liam Kelly, chairman of Make, an organization that provides support and resources to businesses in the area, on urban regeneration and the preservation of heritage.
A mural painted on the wall of a building in the Liverpool's Baltic Triangle district. Located just outside the now former World Heritage site, could it be a model for how the city balances history with economic vibrancy?
Victoria Craig

Economics and history collide as UNESCO revokes Liverpool's World Heritage status

Aug 23, 2021
Fewer than two decades after it was awarded, UNESCO revoked Liverpool's World Heritage designation. Now, city officials and economists look to find ways to preserve history while striving for economic prosperity.
UNESCO revoked its World Heritage designation for six sites on Liverpool's waterfront. Now, city officials look to the future as they try to balance protecting the past with fostering economic prosperity.
Victoria Craig

Head of Afghan central bank warns of further economic collapse under Taliban

Aug 18, 2021
Ajmal Ahmady, whose dramatic exit from the country was described in viral tweets, says inflation and poverty will likely rise.
Neat piles of Afghan currency are shown at the central bank in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2002.
Chris Hondros via Getty Images