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Heather Stewart

Heather Stewart

    UK police face charges for Hillsborough drama
    UK police face charges for Hillsborough drama
    Officials implicated in the “unlawful killing” of 96 Liverpool fans in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989 could face prosecution for criminal...
    Global economy plagued by debt
    Global economy plagued by debt
    The idyllic Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles has been revealed as the world’s most indebted nation, in a list compiled by campaigners....
    The super-rich swell their ranks and keep getting richer
    The super-rich swell their ranks and keep getting richer
    This happened as soaring stock markets helped bolster the fortunes of investors.
    Greece's euro ultimatum
    Greece's euro ultimatum
    The Greek government stepped up the pressure on its eurozone paymasters this week, warning that unless a new bailout for the recession-hit country...
    Which eurozone countries will survive this 'grand bargain'?
    Which eurozone countries will survive this 'grand bargain'?
    It began with an upbeat refrain from the Italian European Central Bank president Mario Draghi about a "fiscal compact", taken up just hours later...
    US unleashes $400bn to save economy
    US unleashes $400bn to save economy
    The United States central bank has unleashed a radical $400-billion plan to prevent the world's largest economy sliding back into recession, as it...
    Greece on verge of default as doubt grows over bailout
    Greece on verge of default as doubt grows over bailout
    Greece's embattled prime minister, George Papandreou, has moved to counter growing fears that Athens is about to default on its debts, saying there...
    Debt crisis could lead countries to opt out of the euro
    Debt crisis could lead countries to opt out of the euro
    Quelle horreur! French President Nicolas Sarkozy was so alarmed by the panic in the financial markets last week that he even -- briefly --...
    Eurozone's citizens split amid battle to stop crisis
    Eurozone's citizens split amid battle to stop crisis
    Rome became the latest European capital to feel the wrath of the mighty bond markets last week, when a political wobble over austerity measures was...
    Can the IMF now feed the world?
    Can the IMF now feed the world?
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the dapper former French finance minister who runs the International Monetary Fund, is finding it hard to conceal a certain...
    Three weeks that changed the world
    Three weeks that changed the world
    It was the year the neo-liberal economic orthodoxy that ran the world for 30 years suffered a heart attack of epic proportions. Not since 1929 has...