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How Largely Hidden Trends Are Shattering the Global Trade System

Yves here. We’ve been pointing out since virtually the inception of this website, that for many and perhaps most companies, the case for outsourcing and offshoring was weak, particularly if you took risks seriously, assuming the goal was profit. However, the most important effect of moving important activities to areas where labor is cheaper is […]

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The Office US star Mindy Kaling says her real-life parents were cast on the show because the auditionees were “too stilted”

Photo credit: Getty From Digital Spy The Office US‘ ‘Diwali’ episode is said to be one of the first American comedies to feature the Indian holiday and has been credited with introducing the customs to a wider audience (as well as bringing us Michael Scott’s infamous ‘Diwali’ song). It’s also famous for being the episode […]

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Money Diary: Charity Researcher On £40k In London

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking a cross-section of women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period – and we’re tracking every last penny. This week:  I am a 29-year-old researcher at a London-based charity. I am, like most […]

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8am Man Utd news LIVE: Bruno Fernandes and Pogba INJURED, Grealish transfer ‘DONE’, Koulibaly valuation, Sancho LATEST

MANCHESTER UNITED host Bournemouth this afternoon as they aim to extend their winning run to an incredible 16 matches. And Jack Grealish has reportedly all but agreed to join the Red Devils while defensive target Kalidou Koulibaly’s asking price has been slashed to £64m. Follow ALL of the latest United news here… Load more entries…

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The best invisible facial sunscreens

Much has rightly been made of the lack of racial inclusivity when it comes to makeup shades, but even skincare can fail to cater for brown and black skin. High protection sunscreen is crucial for everyone, but many facial SPFs throw a whitish, almost lavender cast that looks almost like a tracing paper or gauze […]

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Streaming: the best new Canadian films

When the major national cinemas are rounded up, Canada rarely gets much of a look-in: sometimes blurred with American cinema, sometimes with French, too rarely appreciated on its own. If younger auteurs such as Xavier Dolan – whose work was spotlit in this column earlier this year – are taking it to a brasher place, […]

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Reality bites: how the pandemic changed the way we eat

If I thought food waste was complicated before Covid-19 emerged, now it blows my mind. I started to research a version of this article in January – those carefree days when people worried about supermarkets overstocking, not the disappearance of pasta and flour. Even then, the picture was hazy, but it was much clearer than […]

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Inter open talks with Chelsea over buying Emerson Palmieri

Inter have opened negotiations with Chelsea over buying the left-back Emerson Palmieri. Antonio Conte is keen to add the Italy international to his squad, having signed him for Chelsea in January 2018, and the Serie A club are prepared to offer €20m (£18m). Emerson would consider the move because he is not a guaranteed starter […]

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Coronavirus UK news LIVE: Pubs open today as quarantine-free list is finally revealed and deaths hit 44,131

PUBS across the UK reopen today after closing when Boris Johnson ordered Brits into lockdown. But the Prime Minister has pleaded with Brits to be ‘sensible’ and stick to the rules, despite the relaxing of lockdown measures. Meanwhile, quarantine rules have been dropped for Brits arriving in England from more than 50 countries. Holidaymakers will […]

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At least two people die as record heavy rain lashes Japan

At least two people were feared dead and 13 others missing in western Japan as record heavy rain triggered massive floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation orders for more than 76,000 residents. The nation’s weather agency downgraded rain warnings on Saturday by one notch from the highest emergency level in Kumamoto and Kagoshima […]

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