This week: The globalisation of shopping – it’s not just in the UK that the same old familiar names dominate the shopping experience, it’s increasingly a worldwide phenomenon.
This week: Sugar – and how such a sweet substance has caused bitter controversy over the centuries.
“The scale of migration [since EU expansion in 2004] has cheered those eager to promote mobility within the EU and distressed those who fear the economic and social effects of uncontrolled immigration. Yet both cheerleaders and detractors of Europe’s newfound mobility are getting worked up by a temporary phenomenon.” Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah explains why the UK has nothing to fear from the legendary Polish plumber.
Research by the UK’s Institute for Public Policy Research shows that a strong pound and booming house prices are helping Brits live their dream of moving overseas – and that most of us don’t leave because the country’s gone to the dogs.
This week: Water – an increasingly scarce resource all over the world.
This week: Waste – how many of the world’s resources are being squandered, and what some individuals and organisations are (or aren’t) doing about it.