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In an economic scenario already badly hit by the Covid pandemic, Afghanistan’s GDP could see a further contraction of up to 30% following the Talibans’ return to power.
Most of the world’s nations have signed up to a historic deal to ensure large companies pay their taxes; the agreement is said to bring in $150bn of tax a year, aiding the recovery from Covid-19
A wealthy businessman who lived a life of luxury paid just £35.20 income tax, a BBC investigation has discovered.
On 1 January, when Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro took office, many in the country were concerned that the divisive politician would not be able to bring the country together.
US President Donald Trump has said Huawei could be part of a trade deal between the US and China, despite branding the telecoms firm “very dangerous”.
Fraud victims lost more than £27m to cryptocurrency and foreign exchange investment scams in the last financial year, new figures show.
“The change from atoms to bits is irrevocable and unstoppable.” It’s been over 20 years since Nicholas Negroponte made that claim in his groundbreaking book, Being Digital. He was describing the process of digitalization, making the point that atoms are the essential building blocks of the physical world, while bits are those of the virtual.
Political decisions have always affected social and economical aspects in a region – whether the change is as small as new parking restrictions, or as major as countries entering war with one another.
It is widely accepted that money can’t buy you love. Now a new study has found that it can buy you happiness – but only up to a point.