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Carrie Lam has formally agreed to withdraw the extradition bill that sparked mass demonstrations in Hong Kong. But after fourteen weeks of successive protests, will her actions be enough? Our video from August looks at how the pro-democracy movement has unfolded https://econ.st/2zQQh7s https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist/videos/532451404193171/
Carrie Lam has formally agreed to withdraw the extradition bill that sparked mass demonstrations in Hong Kong. But after fourteen weeks of successive protests, will her actions be enough? Our video from August looks at how the pro-democracy movement has unfolded https://econ.st/2zQQh7s

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In an age of rising populism and growing acceptance of non-traditional values, Canada is grappling with how to honour them all https://econ.trib.al/Umux544
In an age of rising populism and growing acceptance of non-traditional values, Canada is grappling with how to honour them all

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Police killings in the state of Rio de Janeiro are already at a 20-year high. If a proposed anti-crime bill is approved, Jair Bolsonaro says criminals would “die in the streets like cockroaches” https://econ.trib.al/G7uA0wP
Police killings in the state of Rio de Janeiro are already at a 20-year high. If a proposed anti-crime bill is approved, Jair Bolsonaro says criminals would “die in the streets like cockroaches”

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Tran Thu Hien has burned through thousands of dollars, but it's still not enough. So she throws a gold Rolex, designer sunglasses and an iPhone X onto the fire. Hien is no anarchist. She is safeguarding the fortunes of her family. From 1843 https://econ.trib.al/Cdkpy1K
Tran Thu Hien has burned through thousands of dollars, but it's still not enough. So she throws a gold Rolex, designer sunglasses and an iPhone X onto the fire. Hien is no anarchist. She is safeguarding the fortunes of her family. From 1843

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Climatologists insist that almost all coal plants must shut by 2050 to keep temperature rises at bay https://econ.trib.al/SGyTzlW
Climatologists insist that almost all coal plants must shut by 2050 to keep temperature rises at bay

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Estonia wants to become the first country with free public transport, nationwide https://econ.trib.al/1Ti6Sxf
Estonia wants to become the first country with free public transport, nationwide

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The French president is growing into a role as a European leader who is prepared to take risks and push new ideas https://econ.trib.al/3Atu6VK
The French president is growing into a role as a European leader who is prepared to take risks and push new ideas

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She was fierce in her support of civil rights, acceptance of European refugees and the need to end empires. It is tempting to think that in a different era, Eleanor Roosevelt could have become president of the United States https://econ.trib.al/5ymiGRK
She was fierce in her support of civil rights, acceptance of European refugees and the need to end empires. It is tempting to think that in a different era, Eleanor Roosevelt could have become president of the United States

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Almost every country in the European Union has seen its forest area increase in the past 25 years https://econ.trib.al/b7znaSI
Almost every country in the European Union has seen its forest area increase in the past 25 years

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The very rich in America increasingly work in finance and marry each other. But how do you enter this elite club? https://econ.st/2zLiEny https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist/videos/708805532922315/
The very rich in America increasingly work in finance and marry each other. But how do you enter this elite club? https://econ.st/2zLiEny

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The last most promising species, a bacterium, took more than six months to obliterate a film of plastic with a thickness of a mere half millimetre. It took the wax-moth caterpillars 40 minutes https://econ.trib.al/yw1xfSd
The last most promising species, a bacterium, took more than six months to obliterate a film of plastic with a thickness of a mere half millimetre. It took the wax-moth caterpillars 40 minutes

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Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders sit well above the rest in early polls https://econ.trib.al/IRx8IBY
Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders sit well above the rest in early polls

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Vienna scores 99.1 out of 100 to beat Melbourne for a second year in a row https://econ.trib.al/Spto9OR

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Between 2000 and 2009, on average 11% of the top 100 transfers each year came from South American teams. That has fallen to 3% in the last five seasons https://econ.trib.al/9W23INe
Between 2000 and 2009, on average 11% of the top 100 transfers each year came from South American teams.  That has fallen to 3% in the last five seasons

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Britain's maroon passports will change colour after Brexit. What does the colour mean anyway? https://econ.trib.al/vZ4wfXk
Britain's maroon passports will change colour after Brexit. What does the colour mean anyway?

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What Russians, Ukrainians and French people don’t know is that chicken Kiev was actually invented in 1979 by a British woman. From 1843 https://econ.trib.al/5opWNMK
What Russians, Ukrainians and French people don’t know is that chicken Kiev was actually invented in 1979 by a British woman. From 1843

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Richard Booth's unusual decision to open 20 second-hand bookshops transformed the sleepy Welsh town into a literary hot-spot https://econ.trib.al/XRZ5gWe
Richard Booth's unusual decision to open 20 second-hand bookshops transformed the sleepy Welsh town into a literary hot-spot

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Loneliness is a serious public-health problem https://econ.trib.al/sWuoBcB
Loneliness is a serious public-health problem

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Between August 2017 and July 2018 Brazil lost 7,900km² of Amazon forest—nearly a billion trees. This year’s figure is almost sure to be higher https://econ.trib.al/5rDPw0S
Between August 2017 and July 2018 Brazil lost 7,900km² of Amazon forest—nearly a billion trees. This year’s figure is almost sure to be higher

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Barristers' wigs cost £560 apiece. Is it time to do away with such anachronistic dress? https://econ.trib.al/BSU7JSY
Barristers' wigs cost £560 apiece. Is it time to do away with such anachronistic dress?

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