Nouriel Roubini: Europe’s Barbarians Inside the Gate

I am on a two-week European tour at a time that could make one either very pessimistic or constructively optimistic about Europe’s prospects. First the...

Europe: Hiccups on the Iberian Peninsula

While Europe lurches from one crisis to the next, Spain and Portugal have been quietly going about their business, steering themselves back to stability...

Eden Full Goh: Here Comes the Sun

Eden Full Goh was barely ten when she picked up a book at the neighbourhood library with detailed instructions on how to build a...

Luke Alphey: Tinkering with Insect Genes

Mosquitoes are amongst the most pernicious and deadly creatures in the world. They are responsible for the spread of the dreaded dengue fever, a...

The tides they are a-changing

EVER since the Romans constructed sophisticated tide mills across the high maritime ranges of a conquered Britain, the modern world has been trying to...

Joe Penna: Master of the Digital Video

The recent rise of video-sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo have allowed low budget independent filmmakers to reach millions of viewers. The MysteryGuitarMan...

Strategy&: Gaining a Competitive Edge in Africa

Worldwide, companies have begun to make expansion across Africa a priority, recognising that – despite many problems – the continent is amongst the fastest-growing...

PwC: Oil & Gas in Africa – Planning a Response to the Price Drop

Overall, activity in the oil and gas industry across the African continent has slowed in the wake of the declining prices in late 2014....

Grant Thornton UAE: Islamic Finance Oil Prices Impact

Modern banks started offering Islamic finance in the mid-1970s. At the time, there were major developments in the Muslim world such as the oil...

Our Man in Tashkent Going Rogue: Craig Murray

For nearly twenty years, Craig Murray climbed the career ladder as a UK diplomat. In 2002, Mr Murray was appointed British Ambassador to Uzbekistan....