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The Economist UK Edition

Apr 03 2021
Magazine

The Economist is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular Special reports on industries and countries.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT March 31st 2021

The world this week

What has gone wrong? • The European Union has handled covid-19 poorly. Why, and what does it mean for the union?

Message in a bottleneck • Global supply chains are still a source of strength, not weakness 

Breaking the stalemate • To unblock Israeli politics, get rid of the man in the way

Put a plug in it • Governments should set targets to reduce methane emissions

Special drawing wrongs • Poor countries need more help, but it should be transparent and targeted

Letters

The lack of needles and the damage done • PARIS

Down to the wire • BERLIN, MADRID, PARIS, ROME AND VENICE

Barratt Britain • CRAMLINGTON AND PEGSWOOD

Beating expectations • British firms are adapting to lockdowns—and confounding gloomy forecasts

When separatists separate • EDINBURGH

Girls aloud • Britain’s private schools are caught in a sexual-abuse scandal

Cold dinner • Deliveroo’s listing proves less appetising than hoped

God the rock star • Lockdown has turned religion into a winner-take-all business

What’s to become of them? • David Cameron’s scramble for cash highlights the problem of Britain’s former prime ministers 

Tanks again • LONDON AND PARIS

Vial stuff • An otherwise misruled country beats the EU at vaccination

Who’s in charge? • BERLIN

Folk histories in four lines • A Baltic cultural treasure, translated

Netflix Europa • How streaming became a tool of European integration

Not so peachy • NEW YORK

Derek Chauvin on trial

Winning the upper-arms race • ROSCOE, ILLINOIS

The recall brawl • The drive to remove Gavin Newsom will be costly to California

Crisis in Cuomolot • NEW YORK

Cooking up a business model • WASHINGTON, DC

Locked up for life • WASHINGTON, DC

Bridges to somewhere • Joe Biden is showing he can spend money. Can he also change politics?

Blood and money • GUATEMALA CITY AND SAN SALVADOR

Chamorro tomorrow? • MANAGUA

It takes two to disentangle • Argentina keeps the IMF waiting

Too many kingmakers • JERUSALEM

Boarding up the clubhouse • DUBAI

Always going big • DUBAI

Hoping for change • NAIROBI

Unhappy hunting grounds • OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY AND LOWER ZAMBEZI NATIONAL PARK

BFFs once more • TOKYO

Beggars, but choosers • SINGAPORE

In the name of God • The courts say Christians can use the word Allah

Masters of disillusion • BUSAN AND SEOUL

Talking the generals down • ASEAN will lose relevance if it continues to ignore the coup in Myanmar

Clearing out the foreign • The government is trying to make Chinese Christians more “Chinese”

Anywhere but here • BEIJING

China sees its moment • The Communist Party’s aggressive diplomacy is a bet that the West is in irreversible decline

Spreading the needle • The world has made almost one billion doses of vaccines against covid-19. Now it is working out how to share them

Swept up in a storm • NEW YORK AND SHANGHAI

WeSurvive • NEW YORK

Riding Hon Hai

Who wants to be a press baron? • BERLIN

Their finest hours • People need to work,...


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The Economist is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular Special reports on industries and countries.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT March 31st 2021

The world this week

What has gone wrong? • The European Union has handled covid-19 poorly. Why, and what does it mean for the union?

Message in a bottleneck • Global supply chains are still a source of strength, not weakness 

Breaking the stalemate • To unblock Israeli politics, get rid of the man in the way

Put a plug in it • Governments should set targets to reduce methane emissions

Special drawing wrongs • Poor countries need more help, but it should be transparent and targeted

Letters

The lack of needles and the damage done • PARIS

Down to the wire • BERLIN, MADRID, PARIS, ROME AND VENICE

Barratt Britain • CRAMLINGTON AND PEGSWOOD

Beating expectations • British firms are adapting to lockdowns—and confounding gloomy forecasts

When separatists separate • EDINBURGH

Girls aloud • Britain’s private schools are caught in a sexual-abuse scandal

Cold dinner • Deliveroo’s listing proves less appetising than hoped

God the rock star • Lockdown has turned religion into a winner-take-all business

What’s to become of them? • David Cameron’s scramble for cash highlights the problem of Britain’s former prime ministers 

Tanks again • LONDON AND PARIS

Vial stuff • An otherwise misruled country beats the EU at vaccination

Who’s in charge? • BERLIN

Folk histories in four lines • A Baltic cultural treasure, translated

Netflix Europa • How streaming became a tool of European integration

Not so peachy • NEW YORK

Derek Chauvin on trial

Winning the upper-arms race • ROSCOE, ILLINOIS

The recall brawl • The drive to remove Gavin Newsom will be costly to California

Crisis in Cuomolot • NEW YORK

Cooking up a business model • WASHINGTON, DC

Locked up for life • WASHINGTON, DC

Bridges to somewhere • Joe Biden is showing he can spend money. Can he also change politics?

Blood and money • GUATEMALA CITY AND SAN SALVADOR

Chamorro tomorrow? • MANAGUA

It takes two to disentangle • Argentina keeps the IMF waiting

Too many kingmakers • JERUSALEM

Boarding up the clubhouse • DUBAI

Always going big • DUBAI

Hoping for change • NAIROBI

Unhappy hunting grounds • OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY AND LOWER ZAMBEZI NATIONAL PARK

BFFs once more • TOKYO

Beggars, but choosers • SINGAPORE

In the name of God • The courts say Christians can use the word Allah

Masters of disillusion • BUSAN AND SEOUL

Talking the generals down • ASEAN will lose relevance if it continues to ignore the coup in Myanmar

Clearing out the foreign • The government is trying to make Chinese Christians more “Chinese”

Anywhere but here • BEIJING

China sees its moment • The Communist Party’s aggressive diplomacy is a bet that the West is in irreversible decline

Spreading the needle • The world has made almost one billion doses of vaccines against covid-19. Now it is working out how to share them

Swept up in a storm • NEW YORK AND SHANGHAI

WeSurvive • NEW YORK

Riding Hon Hai

Who wants to be a press baron? • BERLIN

Their finest hours • People need to work,...


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