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chroniclelive
Outer space is filling up with junk - but we should still send Trump and Boris thereleaders who warned that Britain leaving the European Union would be a threat to
Outer space is filling up with junk - but we should still send Trump and Boris there
chroniclelive / Posted 18 hours ago
leaders who warned that Britain leaving the European Union would be a threat to the global economy. You cannot ignore the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Britain’s most respected economics think-tank with an impeccable reputation for impartiality.... Read more
19h
AllAfrica.com
Democracy Day Special - Forex Crisis, Dwindling Investments Defined Banking Sectorpercent in Q4 2015 and 9.9 percent in Q3 2015. Mr. Rislanudeen Muhammad, the S
Democracy Day Special - Forex Crisis, Dwindling Investments Defined Banking Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
percent in Q4 2015 and 9.9 percent in Q3 2015. Mr. Rislanudeen Muhammad, the Senior Fellow and Monetary Policy Lead at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Nigeria (NIFS), said "two consecutive quarters of negative growth implies... Read more
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express
Tebbit on EU: Don’t trust economists – they said Thatcher would leave UK on its kneesfive per cent of respondents thought Brexit would boost the economy. Paul John
Tebbit on EU: Don’t trust economists – they said Thatcher would leave UK on its knees
express / Posted yesterday
five per cent of respondents thought Brexit would boost the economy. Paul Johnson, director of independent think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies, said the findings showed a surprising level of consensus. He said: “For a profession known to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Don't believe the Leave campaign's lies - they're desperate deceitthe desperate deceit of deranged fanatics losing the plot. Respected experts f
Don't believe the Leave campaign's lies - they're desperate deceit
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
the desperate deceit of deranged fanatics losing the plot. Respected experts from the UK Statistics Authority to the Institute for Fiscal Studies – via MPs on the cross-party Treasury Committee – nail the figure as inaccurate. Even UKIP... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Provost of Eton College threatens to quit Conservative party over David Cameron’s social mobility agendato addressing is the poor performance of some social groups, especially white w
Provost of Eton College threatens to quit Conservative party over David Cameron’s social mobility agenda
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
to addressing is the poor performance of some social groups, especially white working-class boys. According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, only 13 per cent of white working class children go to university, a much lower proportion than... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Economists overwhelmingly reject Brexit in boost for Cameronand the Society of Business Economists, and all who replied did so voluntarily.
Economists overwhelmingly reject Brexit in boost for Cameron
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
and the Society of Business Economists, and all who replied did so voluntarily. Paul Johnson, director of the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies, said the findings, from a survey unprecedented in its scale, showed an extraordinary level of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
EU referendum Remain camp are treating us like foolsand the 333,000 people who came here last year through borders over which we ha
EU referendum Remain camp are treating us like fools
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
and the 333,000 people who came here last year through borders over which we have no control. As for the IMF, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Treasury telling us we’ll be on the rubbish heap if we leave – why would they be right... Read more
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The New Statesman
Metro mayors can help Labour return to governmentminister, flat-out denying the UK’s right to veto new accessions to the EU. We
Metro mayors can help Labour return to government
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
minister, flat-out denying the UK’s right to veto new accessions to the EU. We have seen the fiercely independent Institute for Fiscal Studies denounced as a propaganda arm for Brussels. Most bizarrely, Boris Johnson even tried to claim... Read more
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Daily Star
Remember HER? Michelle McManus makes comeback in Paddy Power Euro 2016 advertPop Idol winner Michelle sings for Paddy PowerRelated videos Brexit 2016: IFS
Remember HER? Michelle McManus makes comeback in Paddy Power Euro 2016 advert
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
Pop Idol winner Michelle sings for Paddy PowerRelated videos Brexit 2016: IFS warns of austerity if UK leaves Europe The Institute for Fiscal Studies have warned that the UK leaving the EU could lead to two years austerity. . Europe follows Asia... Read more
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The New Statesman
How the Brexit referendum has infantilised British politicsminister, flat-out denying the UK’s right to veto new accessions to the EU. We
How the Brexit referendum has infantilised British politics
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
minister, flat-out denying the UK’s right to veto new accessions to the EU. We have seen the fiercely independent Institute for Fiscal Studies denounced as a propaganda arm for Brussels. Most bizarrely, Boris Johnson even tried to claim... Read more
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The New Statesman
Vote Leave have won two referendums. Can they win a third?minister, flat-out denying the UK’s right to veto new accessions to the EU. We
Vote Leave have won two referendums. Can they win a third?
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
minister, flat-out denying the UK’s right to veto new accessions to the EU. We have seen the fiercely independent Institute for Fiscal Studies denounced as a propaganda arm for Brussels. Most bizarrely, Boris Johnson even tried to claim... Read more
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5d
Newsmax
Trump Backers, Brexit Voters Pose Market Threat: Jim McCaughancould add costs to international trade, make Britain less attractive for foreig
Trump Backers, Brexit Voters Pose Market Threat: Jim McCaughan
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
could add costs to international trade, make Britain less attractive for foreign investors and lead to an output loss, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a non-partisan group, said in a report Wednesday. Those concerns have been dismissed by Brexit... Read more
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The New Statesman
Iain Duncan Smith says what most Brexiters think: economic harm is a price worth payingthe Brexiters have either dismissed the forecasters as wrong or impugned their
Iain Duncan Smith says what most Brexiters think: economic harm is a price worth paying
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
the Brexiters have either dismissed the forecasters as wrong or impugned their integrity. On Tuesday it was the turn of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), one of the most revered bodies in Westminster. In response to its warning that Brexit... Read more
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The New Statesman
It's time to rid the beautiful game of online abusethe Brexiters have either dismissed the forecasters as wrong or impugned their
It's time to rid the beautiful game of online abuse
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
the Brexiters have either dismissed the forecasters as wrong or impugned their integrity. On Tuesday it was the turn of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), one of the most revered bodies in Westminster. In response to its warning that Brexit... Read more
5d
Hindustantimes.com
UK minister cites Modi in pro-EU appealfor people from India and south Asia to migrate to Britain. Meanwhile, in cont
UK minister cites Modi in pro-EU appeal
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
for people from India and south Asia to migrate to Britain. Meanwhile, in continuing referendum campaign, the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies said leaving the EU would add to Britain’s financial woes – a claim dismissed by the rival camp.... Read more
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International Business Times
EU referendum: Iain Duncan Smith and Stephen Kinnock clash in Brexit debate they have not had bothered to invest in productivity improvement and skills tra
EU referendum: Iain Duncan Smith and Stephen Kinnock clash in Brexit debate
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
they have not had bothered to invest in productivity improvement and skills training." The exchange came hours after the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), an independent think-tank, warns the UK would have to face another two years of austerity... Read more
5d
Belfast Telegraph
Import tariffs will cost UK billions if we vote for Brexit, warns trade chiefrival camps in the referendum debate also clashed over a stark warning about th
Import tariffs will cost UK billions if we vote for Brexit, warns trade chief
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
rival camps in the referendum debate also clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of a Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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6d
The Borneo Post
Hot topics at the G7 summit in Japanto British government borrowing and leave the country grappling with austerity
Hot topics at the G7 summit in Japan
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
to British government borrowing and leave the country grappling with austerity into the next decade, the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies warned Wednesday. Expect: the G7 to express their hope Britain will vote “remain”. 3) Islamist... Read more
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thebee
Coca-Cola To Pass On 'Majority' Of Sugar Taxtwo thirds of adults are overweight. Obesity is now costing the NHS £6bn and d
Coca-Cola To Pass On 'Majority' Of Sugar Tax
thebee / Posted 6 days ago
two thirds of adults are overweight. Obesity is now costing the NHS £6bn and diabetes £10bn. According to analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, more than 90% of households consume more "added sugar" than recommended, and that soft drinks... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
Brexit could force UK to extend austerity by 2 yearsborrowing and force Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to extend auster
Brexit could force UK to extend austerity by 2 years
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
borrowing and force Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to extend austerity into the next decade, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Instead of returning to surplus in the 2019-2020 fiscal year as currently planned, Britain may... Read more
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6d
express
Remaining in the EU will DESTROY British jobs, warns Tory MP David Davisthat the prosperity of the UK pivots on our membership of the EU as “pure propa
Remaining in the EU will DESTROY British jobs, warns Tory MP David Davis
express / Posted 6 days ago
that the prosperity of the UK pivots on our membership of the EU as “pure propaganda". He will also be critical of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives funding from the EU, claiming that a Brexit will extend austerity by two... Read more
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6d
BBC News
Disney's Beauty and the Beast trailer 'most watched'the unmistakable tones of Sir Ian McKellan, who plays Cogsworth in the film, an
Disney's Beauty and the Beast trailer 'most watched'
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
the unmistakable tones of Sir Ian McKellan, who plays Cogsworth in the film, and Ewan McGregor, who voices Lumiere. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
6d
Channel 4 News
Is the IFS funded by the European Commission?This morning the Institute for Fiscal Studies released a report estimating that
Is the IFS funded by the European Commission?
Channel 4 News / Posted 6 days ago
This morning the Institute for Fiscal Studies released a report estimating that leaving the EU could lead to a budget deficit of £20bn and £40bn higher than it would be if Britain remained within the EU. In response the Vote Leave dismissed the IFS... Read more
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6d
BBC News
China defends building projects on disputed islandsand the Philippines want the issue to be dealt with at a regional or internatio
China defends building projects on disputed islands
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
and the Philippines want the issue to be dealt with at a regional or international level, says our correspondent. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
6d
BBC News
G7 summit could be rocky for Cameronhe will always be on steady ground. G7 members: The BBC is not responsible for
G7 summit could be rocky for Cameron
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
he will always be on steady ground. G7 members: The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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BBC News
Norway consumer body stages live app terms readingcouncil is calling on the industry to write shorter, clearer terms and conditio
Norway consumer body stages live app terms reading
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
council is calling on the industry to write shorter, clearer terms and conditions and to adopt a common standard. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
6d
BBC News
Who is bidding for the BHS brand?the need to take them all, many other bidders might be prepared to cherry-pick
Who is bidding for the BHS brand?
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
the need to take them all, many other bidders might be prepared to cherry-pick parts of the once-prosperous empire. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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express
Tory MP claims top EU bureaucrat will run PMQs after referendumdescended into "vicious acrimony". A fresh row erupted between the Remain and
Tory MP claims top EU bureaucrat will run PMQs after referendum
express / Posted 6 days ago
descended into "vicious acrimony". A fresh row erupted between the Remain and Leave campaigns on Wednesday after the Institute for Fiscal Studies released a report saying Brexit could extend austerity by as much as two years. While the... Read more
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6d
BBC News
French fuel shortages: The jokes on social mediathe western port of Saint-Nazaire before blockading Donges refinery on Tuesday
French fuel shortages: The jokes on social media
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
the western port of Saint-Nazaire before blockading Donges refinery on Tuesday French labour reform bill - main points The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
6d
BBC News
Florence's Arno river embankment collapsesa contact number if you are willing to speak to a BBC journalist. You can also
Florence's Arno river embankment collapses
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
a contact number if you are willing to speak to a BBC journalist. You can also contact us in the following ways: The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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BBC News
France labour unrest: Stakes rise as fuel runs lownow and then, though, the French are girding for another kind of showdown.Frenc
France labour unrest: Stakes rise as fuel runs low
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
now and then, though, the French are girding for another kind of showdown.French labour reform bill - main points The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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BBC News
Thomas Cook cabin crew vote to strikeCook Airlines has a fleet of 31 planes, employs 2,500 people and has its head o
Thomas Cook cabin crew vote to strike
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Cook Airlines has a fleet of 31 planes, employs 2,500 people and has its head office at Manchester Airport. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexitcame as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning a
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
Reading Evening Post / Posted 6 days ago
came as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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walesonline
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexitcame as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning a
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
came as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexitcame as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning a
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
came as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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birminghammail
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexitcame as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning a
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
came as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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SKY News
Brexit Would Cost UK £40bn, Warns ReportBy Jason Farrell, Senior Political Correspondent Respected think-tank the Inst
Brexit Would Cost UK £40bn, Warns Report
SKY News / Posted 6 days ago
By Jason Farrell, Senior Political Correspondent Respected think-tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies has dismissed claims it is an EU "propaganda arm" after warning that Brexit would cost the UK up to £40bn. Vote Leave rubbished the IFS report on... Read more
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chroniclelive
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexitcame as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning a
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
came as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexitcame as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning a
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
came as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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Scotsman
Institute for Fiscal Studies rejects EU “propaganda arm” labelclaims it is acting as the EU’s “propaganda arm” by issuing a stark warning abo
Institute for Fiscal Studies rejects EU “propaganda arm” label
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
claims it is acting as the EU’s “propaganda arm” by issuing a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said Britain could face two more years of austerity if there is a Leave victory in the June 23... Read more
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BBC News
New Taliban chief Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzadawith the Quetta Shura, which is understood to make the Taliban's main decisions
New Taliban chief Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
with the Quetta Shura, which is understood to make the Taliban's main decisions as well as appointing its leaders. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexitcame as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning a
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
came as the rival camps in the referendum debate clashed over a stark warning about the potential impact of Brexit from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), with David Cameron hailing it as the "independent gold standard" but Leave campaigners... Read more
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BBC News
Will Greek debt deal really change anything?to agreements in the Greek story. There is certainly an element in this deal of
Will Greek debt deal really change anything?
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
to agreements in the Greek story. There is certainly an element in this deal of "kicking the can down the road". The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Gordon Brown attacks Tory Government's negative EU strategythan Mr Corbyn, who has a history of Euroscepticism. Lord Darling also noted h
Gordon Brown attacks Tory Government's negative EU strategy
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
than Mr Corbyn, who has a history of Euroscepticism. Lord Darling also noted how the respected economic think-tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, had become the latest independent group to warn about the economic cost of Brexit. It has... Read more
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Scotsman
S&P warns Brexit could jeopardise pound’s standingstanding as an international reserve currency, potentially threatening the UK’s
S&P warns Brexit could jeopardise pound’s standing
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
standing as an international reserve currency, potentially threatening the UK’s credit rating. The warning comes after the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said the UK could face two more years of austerity in the event of a vote to leave the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
May 25plan were becoming more remote. (http://bit.ly/1OV1LLs) The Guardian Britain'
May 25
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
plan were becoming more remote. (http://bit.ly/1OV1LLs) The Guardian Britain's leading tax and spending think tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, has warned that leaving the European Union would force ministers to extend austerity measures... Read more
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express
Jeremy Corbyn told to get 'more involved' in EU referendum campaignmind is we are taking this massive decision, there is a huge amount of risk if
Jeremy Corbyn told to get 'more involved' in EU referendum campaign
express / Posted 6 days ago
mind is we are taking this massive decision, there is a huge amount of risk if we leave." The former chancellor said the Institute for Fiscal Studies had become the latest independent group to warn about the economic cost of Brexit. "We have now... Read more
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Salon.com
S&P: Britain’s EU vote could jeopardize pound’s standingthe country’s credit rating. The warning comes amid another dire report on the
S&P: Britain’s EU vote could jeopardize pound’s standing
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
the country’s credit rating. The warning comes amid another dire report on the impact on Britain’s economy. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says the U.K. could face two more years of austerity in the event Britain votes to leave the... Read more
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Daily Herald
S&P: Britain's EU vote could jeopardize pound's standingthe country's credit rating. The warning comes amid another dire report on the
S&P: Britain's EU vote could jeopardize pound's standing
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the country's credit rating. The warning comes amid another dire report on the impact on Britain's economy. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says the U.K. could face two more years of austerity in the event Britain votes to leave the... Read more
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BBC News
Nadia Savchenko: Anger and defiance at Russia trial delayhas had enough of Russian justice. So by taking this extreme step, she is tryin
Nadia Savchenko: Anger and defiance at Russia trial delay
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
has had enough of Russian justice. So by taking this extreme step, she is trying to force events to a speedier end. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a... Read more
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