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How Social Media Could Decide the UK's Election

Elections have typically been decided by knocking on doors or by TV ads, but the 2019 vote is flipping the switch with digital media taking centre stage.

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Hong Kong Protests: Everything you Need to Know

Hong Kong's civil protests will not be forgotten. We'll be watching movies, reading books, and telling stories about it in decades to come.

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Do the Top 1% Pay Less Tax Than the Working Class?

An October 2019 study showed that billionaires are now paying a lower rate of tax than any other group. But is this accurate? And if so, why is this happening?

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How Important is Hong Kong to China?

Since 1997, Hong Kong has played a crucial role in the Chinese economy, providing access to international markets and allowing easier access to the West.

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Is There Hope for British Steel?

British Steel has rarely had moments of cheer in recent history. But that could be about to change with a proposed takeover from Turkey's military pension fund.

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Corbynomics: Can Labour Abolish Private Schools?

Private education has always been a debated topic in the UK but will Corbyn's promise of scrapping it help inequality? Or only worsen a system lagging behind?

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Cyber Insurance in a World of Invisible Attacks

How do you protect against an attack that you cannot see? Today, businesses face this real challenge online. Getting their defences wrong can be very costly.

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Can Netflix Be Dethroned as the King of Streaming?

Netflix is preparing for war. But so are their titanic rivals. With companies such as Disney and Apple, there is little doubt that the war could get bloody fast.

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What to Expect From the UK's Xmas 'Brexit' Election

Having failed to deliver Brexit, Parliament is asking the nation to reconsider who should make the key decisions that will define the UK for decades to come.

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Is Brexit the New Dividing Line in Northern Ireland?

Once engulfed in a war over whether to stay in the UK or join the Republic of Ireland, enemies may now be uniting to keep Northern Ireland in the EU.

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How Social Media Could Decide the UK's Election

Elections have typically been decided by knocking on doors or by TV ads, but the 2019 vote is flipping the switch with digital media taking centre stage.

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Defence in Depth: The Future of War | The Telegraph

This is a Telegraph series | As technology advances, so too does warfare. So, just how will future conflicts be fought and how will countries protect themselves?

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Do the Top 1% Pay Less Tax Than the Working Class?

An October 2019 study showed that billionaires are now paying a lower rate of tax than any other group. But is this accurate? And if so, why is this happening?

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Corbynomics: Can Labour Abolish Private Schools?

Private education has always been a debated topic in the UK but will Corbyn's promise of scrapping it help inequality? Or only worsen a system lagging behind?

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Best Of Noa's Long-Form Articles - Episode #4

The lawsuit of the century; A Mar-a-Lago weekend; Mario Draghi's legacy; Air pollution in London; & more. Here are some of our must-listen, long-form articles.

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Kriégel murder: Lessons on bullying, porn and boys

In the wake of Ana Kriégel's murder, a major report explores how to combat the growing dangers of violent porn and bullying.

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall - 30 Years On

On the 9th of November 1989, the Berlin Wall was torn down. The people of the East and West were no longer divided. However, 30 years on, are they now united?

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Is Brexit the New Dividing Line in Northern Ireland?

Once engulfed in a war over whether to stay in the UK or join the Republic of Ireland, enemies may now be uniting to keep Northern Ireland in the EU.

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The Disease Killing a Quarter of the World's Pigs

As a silent killer sweeps across Asia, the Western world may only wake up to its realities once it starts to drive up the price people must pay for pork products.

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Ana Kriégel: Why Did Two Teenage Boys Commit Murder?

The most extreme and disturbing criminal cases rarely address the one question we all want an answer to - why?

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The Money Farmers: Milking the EU for Millions | NYT

The European Union's $65b agriculture subsidy programme accounts for 40% of its annual budget. Are corrupt recipients stealing this money from EU citizens?

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What is Driving Fiat and Peugeot to Merge

When things get tough in life, going it alone is the most difficult path to take. This may be why two large European car manufacturers have decided to wed.

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Christine Lagarde: Eurozone's Most Powerful Woman

Despite only being a couple of decades old, the leadership role of the Eurozone has proved extremely challenging. Can the ECB's new President make her mark?

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Best Of Noa's Long-Form Articles - Episode #3

The murder trial of a 14-year old; Boeing's corner-cutting for the 737 Max; WeWork's party culture; & more. Here are some of our must-listen, long-form articles.

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How NSO Hacks Its Way into Your Phone Via WhatsApp

A little known Israeli company has been accused of selling software that easily allows attackers to hack your phone by exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp.

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Does Your Country's GDP Tell You How Healthy It Is?

Gross Domestic Product (or, GDP) is the go-to number when looking to measure how well a country is doing. But, is it reliable or actually misleading?

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What is in Store for Boeing's Future?

When it comes to flying passengers tens of thousands of feet above the ground, earning customers' trust is paramount. So what happens when you fail to do this?

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How Boeing's Management Failed its Customers

For years to come, academic textbooks will point to the lives lost on board Boeing's 737 Max aircraft when highlighting how not to manage a company.

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Harvard Business Review: November–December Issue

Featuring: Sizing Up Your Cyberrisk; Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation; Cracking the Code of Sustained Collaboration; The Truth About Open Offices; and more.

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What to Expect From the UK's Xmas 'Brexit' Election

Having failed to deliver Brexit, Parliament is asking the nation to reconsider who should make the key decisions that will define the UK for decades to come.

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Will ISIS Survive the Death of Leader Baghdadi?

Trump declared a major victory over ISIS with the killing of their leader. Will this substantially weaken the group or simply serve to galvanize their purpose?

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Is Data Predicting Trump's Re-Election?

When Trump beat Clinton in 2016 it led many to question the validity of polling as a method of prediction. Could data give us a better glimpse of the future?

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Best Of Noa's Long-Form Articles - Episode #2

Our editors' have hand-picked some of our best long-form articles for you to listen to this weekend. Sit back, relax and throw those earphones in.

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Can Excessive Debt Explain the Lebanon Protests?

Protests in Lebanon have captured the world's attention, in a nation divided by religion, the people have united to take on the elite. Why is this happening?

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How Inequality Sparked Riots in Chile

Chile's economy has made them the most prosperous nation in South America, but why has this same economic model also sparked mass protests and riots?

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How Electronic Voting Has Enabled Fraud in the Dáil

When the Dáil introduced electronic voting it was seen as a natural progression, but in a system with limited rules or enforcement could it be aiding voter fraud?

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Corbynomics: Is a Four-Day Working Week Realistic?

A reduced working week was often seen as a far-left idea, but it's beginning to gain mainstream attention. Could it be the answer to stagnating productivity?

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Corbynomics: What Will Nationalising Utilities Mean?

Jeremy Corbyn is prepared to spend billions to take the UK energy and water systems back under public control, but is it worth the outlay? And will it work?

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How Russia Is Becoming Kingmaker in the Middle East

The United States' long-term involvement in the Middle East is coming to an end, but will withdrawal allow Putin to become the principal power in the region?

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2019 Nobel Prize In Economics: Solving World Poverty

The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was won for an experimental approach to solving poverty. The winners were Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.

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Best Of Noa's Long-Form Articles - Episode #1

Our editors' have hand-picked some of our best long-form articles for you to listen to this weekend. Sit back, relax and throw those earphones in.

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How Catalan Prisoners Sparked Riots in Spain

9 political leaders jailed, mass demonstrations leading to riots on the streets of Barcelona and no sign of a resolution, it's safe to say Spain is in turmoil.

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Brexit in Sight: Can Boris Get His Deal Approved?

With a new exit deal agreed between the United Kingdom and the European Union, we explore Boris Johnson's last remaining obstacle - his own parliament.

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How London's Air Pollution Is Killing Thousands

London has some of the worst air quality in Europe, on some days particle levels are even worse than the likes of Beijing. Is this pollution now killing people?

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The Death of Cash: How Technology Killed the King

Cash is dying, long live the card. The digital revolution may have claimed its latest victim - physical money. But how will this reshape the world we live in?

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How We Rely on Repo Markets to Keep Money Flowing

Repo markets are often described as the plumbing of the financial system, ensuring money flows from A to B. But, what happens when a pipe bursts?

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All You Need to Know From 3rd Quarter Earnings 2019

Many believe a recession is on the horizon, but could 3rd quarter earnings provide some hope against a downturn? Or, will they simply add to the pessimism?