The inevitable debt crisis Canada's not talking about
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Mr. Vague says that any country whose private-debt-to-GDP ratio goes beyond 150 per cent and that has a five-year rate of growth of 18 per cent or greater in that ratio experiences a financial crisis at some point. (The data comes from the Bank for …

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Spain deficit miss serves up financial headache for next government
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Spain's acting government is hoping to persuade Brussels it can get close to the 2016 deficit target of 2.8 percent via stricter controls on regional finances and by leveraging a strong economic recovery. Acting Economy Minister Luis de Guindos told …

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What are government's options over Tata Steel and Port Talbot?
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However, David Cameron and Sajid Javid, the business secretary, have played down the prospect of nationalising Port Talbot or the entire Tata UK business. Government officials have warned that taking over the company could carry a price tag of £1.5bn a …

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Want to lose weight for good? Eat this
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A team of Canadian researchers has just made a discovery that is sure to help people seeking to lose weight this season. According to a report from UPI, the study showed that beans, chickpeas, peas, and lentils could give dieters the edge they need to …

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Religion and gender
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Here is one of the many paradoxical things about religion as a feature of human society. Its founders, administrators and gate-keepers have generally, with important exceptions, been men. But its most loyal practitioners, including and perhaps …

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Andy Burnham accuses government of hiding border force cuts
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“So that there can be a proper debate about the government's plans for the UK border, I would urge you to confirm without delay whether it is your intention to inflict cuts of this scale on the border force, and whether you think this can be achieved …

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Uttarakhand: Harish Rawat government was unconstitutional, says Arun Jaitley
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Uttarakhand: Harish Rawat government was unconstitutional, says Arun Jaitley. The Appropriation Bill empowers the government to draw funds for expenses from April one and if it is defeated on the floor of the House, the government has to resign …

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Syrian Government Forces Drive Islamic State Out of Historic Palmyra
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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) – Syrian government forces backed by Russian airstrikes drove Islamic State fighters from Palmyra on Sunday, ending the group's 10-month reign of terror over a town whose famed 2,000-year-old ruins once drew tens of thousands of …

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