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Sunday July 10th 2011
Consumer goods
The mystery of the Chinese consumer
Angela Merkel
Hello to Berlin
KAL's cartoon
British journalism
Cameron, Coulson and the press
Britain's prime minister is embroiled in a crisis concerning something he has never really cared about
Andy Coulson arrested(20)
The British press and the phone hacking scandal: David Cameron apologises, but for the wrong thing(10)
The end of the World as we know it(52)
A full judicial inquiry is needed immediately to clean up British journalism(44)
The scandal threatens Rupert Murdoch, the press as a whole, the police and politicians(9)
How vulnerable is David Cameron?(51)
Our correspondents discuss the latest developments
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Space exploration
Goodbye to all that
Witnessing the last ever space shuttle launch(47)
The shuttle may someday look like the Pony Express(34)
An end to the dreams of the Apollo era(76)
Inner space is useful. Outer space is history(289)
The military uses of space(3)
The end of the space-shuttle programme will reverberate in Texas and beyond(3)
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America's recovery
Jobless agonistes
For a second consecutive month, American employment growth slows worrisomely(58)
The man who did too little(26)
Running out of road(58)
Bill Clinton's employment ideas(55)
Will housing save the US economy?(48)
What's wrong with the economy?(210)
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The euro-zone crisis
Pub skittles, the Italian version
Unlikely as it may be, if the euro crisis reaches Italy the results could be cataclysmic(7)
Tremonti in trouble: Scandal touches Italy's finance minister(7)
How vulnerable is Spain? The answer depends on which Spain you mean(11)
Topic page: The euro zone
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Climbing through the clouds
Airlines and the aircraft industry are belatedly being buffeted by globalisation(7)
Malaysia Airlines bans babies in first class on the A380(62)
Flying around Africa is getting easier, but can still be costly(11)
The secrets of Southwest Airlines: Smiles and free peanuts(12)
Topic page: Airlines
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Sledge Hama
Syria’s fourth-largest city is assuming a familiar role as protest capital, just as it did under Bashar Assad's father, Hafez(10)
The regime of Bashar Assad is tottering. His fall would probably trigger a short-term surge in violence, but a better government would emerge(24)
Topic page: Syria
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Hugo Chávez
The Bolivarian patient
Venezuela’s president returns, but his illness raises many questions about the country’s political future(15)
If Hugo goes, Raúl Castro will need a new lifeline(8)
Our correspondents discuss the political implications of Mr Chávez's cancer(9)
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The Masterpiece fair in London
Art and antiques with a side of Rolls-Royce
Optimistic dealers and fancy consumers at a nascent luxury fair(4)
A banner month for London's art fairs (Jun 2010)(2)
Topic page: London
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The perils of deleveraging
Handle with care
“Deleveraging” will dominate the rich world’s economies for years. Done badly, it could wreck them(22)
The process of deleveraging has barely begun(14)
Greece's privatisation plan is proceeding too quickly(3)
Some housing markets have adjusted more than others(1)
Economist asks: Is deleveraging to blame for slow growth?(5)
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Gujarat's economy
India's Guangdong
A north-western state offers a glimpse of a possible industrial future for India(36)
Elsewhere in India, profitability stumbles(13)
Narendra Modi hopes to remake his troubled image (Feb 2011)(56)
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America's eating habits
If you build it, they may not come
A shortage of healthy food is not the only problem(45)
Obesity may threaten life expectancy. Or maybe not(40)
The government tries to improve the nation’s eating habits(27)
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Doing business in South Sudan
Ready, steady, invest
Welcome to one of the world’s whackiest economies
Indonesian schools
More cheating, or else!
Scandals in the classroom
From our blogs
Bagehot sees David Cameron apologise, but for the wrong thing
Prospero on James Murdoch
Democracy in America mulls a more womanly Congress
Lexington dreams about America
Free exchange looks at whether Greece should have stayed out of the euro
Gulliver gets his maillot de bain in a twist
Buttonwood notes some circularities in the pension arguments of Britain's public-sector unions
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Fat cats and corporate jets
Why is it so unrewarding for politicians to bash the rich in America?
Yemen's uncertain future
Violence in Yemen has largely subsided but the country continues to suffer severe economic disruption and crippling fuel shortages
Facing the truth
Why a man’s face can lie but still produce orgasms
Difference Engine
Hold the carcinogens
Outdoor grilling doesn’t have to infuse food with cancerous chemicals
The week ahead
South Sudan celebrates independence, the Syrian regime opens talks with its opponents and the space shuttle launches for the final time
“Trame” book festival
Fearless words
A literary fest challenges the Mafia on its own turf
Cricket in Sri Lanka
More than just a game
Star batsman, smart operator
Nic Newman on news and social media
The former head of future media at the BBC discusses the impact social media is having on how we produce, publish and consume our news
Crop circles
Strange fruit
The costs and benefits of rural mysticism
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Lexington: Bargaining and blackmail
French politics: The crumbling case against DSK
Migrant workers in Saudi Arabia: Beheading the golden goose
Debt-ceiling negotiations: The great deal they cannot take
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