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Digital highlights, August 2nd 2014 NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 43 Minutes ago
How to live for everThe secret to the longevity of Jeanne Calment—who lived to 122 years and 164 days—was a diet rich in olive oil, port wine and chocolate. That will not work for everyone, so scientists are intervening in an attempt to f...
Erdogan's constitutional assault NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 12 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
TURKEY'S first direct presidential election and 100 years after the outbreak of the first world war, a look at how the conflict is still viewed differently across EuropeContinue reading...
Man of the moment NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
JOHN KERRY travels to India to meet Narendra Modi and Argentina's long-running debt saga reaches a crucial pointContinue reading...
The war and the panic NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
On July 28th 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war against Serbia. As our article from August 1st 1914 feared, the war quickly escalated when on that same day Germany, which was allied with Austria-Hungary, declared war against Russia (which wa...
Digital highlights, July 26th 2014 NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
How Israel’s “Iron Dome” worksThe Iron Dome—a $1 billion programme sponsored by America—has intercepted over four-fifths of rockets fired at Israeli cities by Hamas militants in Gaza. This has allowed life in Israel&rsqu...
Should cyclists obey traffic laws? NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 16 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
URBAN Americans are finally taking up bicycling in a big way. That’s sparking heated debate about the rules of the road Continue reading...
Why the Japanese are having so few babies NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
LAST month a local official in Aichi prefecture set out a daring proposal. Tomonaga Osada suggested that the authorities could distribute secretly punctured condoms to young married couples, who would then get to work boosting the birthrate. His unor...
Why Swedish men take so much paternity leave NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
ALONG with its Nordic neighbours, Sweden features near the top of most gender-equality rankings. The World Economic Forum rates it as having one of the narrowest gender gaps in the world. But Sweden is not only a good place to be a woman: it also app...
Dark days NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 15 Minutes ago
FRANCE’S leaders are increasingly worried about the apparent rise of anti-Semitism in their country. Yesterday afternoon François Hollande, the president, called an urgent meeting of Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Buddhist leaders to disc...
Why was MH17, a civilian airliner, flying over a war zone? NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
THE news that a passenger jet had been shot down on July 17th, apparently following the bungled targeting of a surface-to-air missile, was met with horror. Along with many other questions about the tragedy, some have wondered what Malaysia Airlines f...
National heartbreak NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
LESS than two weeks ago, when they were contenders to win the World Cup, the Dutch dressed up in orange, painted their faces red-white-blue and euphorically waved their flags. On July 17th, as details of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 t...
How to get ahead in a dictatorship NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
MOBUTU SESE SEKO, who ruled Congo for 32 years, was notorious for his “musical chairs” approach to his cabinet. His deputies were constantly shuffled around, passing unpredictably from ministerial posts to prison and exile, before once ag...
Peres leaves the stage NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
A NEW president in Israel, Ed Miliband's visit to the United States, parliamentary election results in Libya and the RoboCup in BrazilContinue reading...
Digital highlights, July 19th 2014 NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Life in Aleppo“Three barrel bombs, two missiles, five mortars…” Another normal morning in Aleppo, Syria’s second city. Our correspondent’s diary records the daily struggle to survive in the city, which is under siege fr...
A selection of stories from the current edition NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
This week's Economist The American economy The country’s potential growth rate is barely half what it was two decades ago. Here’s how to raise...
How to print a house NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 16 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
3D PRINTERS are not just being used to fabricate small plastic toys.  Researchers are now experimenting with ways to use the technology to build full-scale buildingsContinue reading...
The WHO calls for decriminalisation NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 19 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
JAMAICA, Uruguay, Colorado, Washington—more and more places are rebelling against the UN conventions that established the criminalisation of narcotics half a century ago. But the latest organisation to weigh in against the UN’s line is ra...
A job for the girl? NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
MATTEO RENZI, Italy's prime minister, summed it up best: “They just had to send an SMS and we could have saved the cost of the official flight. In any case, it was a nice opportunity to meet and wish Angela Merkel a happy birthday.” Indee...
How to measure illegal drug use NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
IN MUCH of the western world, teenagers and young adults are turning sober. In England and Wales the proportion of 18- to 24-year-olds trying a drug in an average year has halved, from about one-third in 1996 to just 16% last year. In America, mariju...
Big data, small wins NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
THIS week our correspondents discuss Microsoft’s future and a new look at big data...