Four things you should know about Brexit

Mar 25, 2019
We know you’re probably wondering why it matters. And if it matters to you.
EU and Union Jack flags are waved as anti-Brexit demonstrators gather outside the Houses of Parliament on June 11, 2018, in London.
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Drones cause holiday travel nightmare

Dec 21, 2018
Flights at the U.K.'s second busiest airport were grounded because of multiple drones deliberately flown into its airspace.

Monopolies can lead to terrible economic behaviors: A story of cabs and Uber

Jun 29, 2018
A Twitter thread about the rise of Uber and Lyft in New York City.
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As Brexit looms, Dublin vies for financial crown

Jun 27, 2018
The Irish capital is hoping to draw in firms fleeing post-Brexit London.
The Irish tricolour flies over the General Post Office in Dublin.
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The UK's cheese industry is wary of Brexit

Oct 19, 2017
Cheesemakers, importers and exporters fear that leaving the European Union will be bad for business.
A cheesemaker mills curds in Dymock, Gloucestershire, in southwest England in February.

Frankfurt readies for possible influx of London bankers

Sep 21, 2017
Frankfurt hopes to draw London bankers post-Brexit but some residents have concerns.
Europa Allee, a broad avenue in the center of the city, is one likely destination for the Brexit bankers. Luxury apartment blocks, hotels, shops and leisure centers have been springing up there for more than five years.
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Crossrail expands access to London, and its high-flying housing market

Sep 12, 2017
Prices are up along the new east-west railway, and some are worried about being pushed out.
A worker walks toward the entrance of the Canary Wharf Crossrail station in the financial district of London in February.

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Feuds and fault-lines loom in UK-EU showdown over Brexit

Mar 29, 2017
Britain and the EU have very different ideas about how the next two years will unfold.
Britain's Ambassador to the EU Tim Barrow (R) walks away after handing European Council President Donald Tusk the British prime minister's formal notice of the U.K.'s intention to leave the EU under Article 50.

'The world's most important number' and the man who manipulated it

Mar 21, 2017
LIBOR is the interest rate that sets other interest rates. 'The Spider Network' tells how a British banker nudged it to make a lot of money.
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Live from London: It’s Woody Harrelson

Jan 18, 2017
In an effort to boost movie theater attendance on weekdays, Fathom Entertainment on Thursday will live stream “Lost In London,” a one-hour live movie shot by Woody Harrelson. Strong ticket sales could make a difference to this small but growing segment of the movie theater business. Click the above audio player to hear the full […]