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A life of long weekends is alluring, but the shorter working...

Anthony Veal, University of Technology Sydney When Microsoft gave its 2,300 employees in Japan five Fridays off in a row, it found productivity jumped 40%. When...

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better...

Julius Probst, Lund University Swedish academic Hans Rosling has identified a worrying trend: not only do many people across advanced economies have no idea that...

Britain’s love affair with cheap food could be coming to an...

By Tim Lang, City University London and Victoria Schoen, City University London Political wrangling over food prices has a long history, and a difficult future....

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By Beat Kümin, University of Warwick Autumn is awash with alcohol, and not just because of the new vintage. Oktoberfest plays a part, too, the...