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Return of the pea-souper
26 Feb 2017 11:00 am

Just five days into the new year, a street in Lambeth exceeded its annual legal limit for toxic air. Why is London?s pollution so bad? Alex Rankine reports.

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Place your bets on Europe?s turmoil
25 Feb 2017 5:00 pm

If any of the populist parties take power in Europe, the ramifications will be far wider than investors are betting on, says Matthew Lynn.

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How to choose the best active funds for your Isa
25 Feb 2017 9:30 am

Active funds are expensive and often perform poorly. But one type of active fund regularly beats the market and can be had for knock-down prices, says John Stepek: investment trusts.

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Letters to MoneyWeek: the iniquitous lifetime allowance
24 Feb 2017 3:00 pm

A selection of letters sent into MoneyWeek and their replies from the MoneyWeek team.

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Pitfalls when valuing assets
24 Feb 2017 2:30 pm

Matthew Partridge runs through what you should look out for when valuing assets for your portfolio.

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Ben Bernanke: markets should curb their enthusiasm
24 Feb 2017 2:15 pm

Markets have got ahead of themselves over Donald Trump's election victory, reckons formed Fed chief Ben Bernanke.

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Share tips of the week
24 Feb 2017 2:01 pm

MoneyWeek?s comprehensive guide to this week?s share tips from the rest of the UK?s financial press.

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The sad decline of the art of excess
24 Feb 2017 2:00 pm

Lloyd?s of London introduced a ban on staff drinking alcohol between 9am and 5pm.

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Unilever sees off Kraft
24 Feb 2017 2:00 pm

US food giant Kraft, which swallowed up Britain?s Cadbury in 2010, has failed ? for now ? to do the same to Unilever. Ben Judge reports.

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Impressive, yet uninspiring
24 Feb 2017 1:30 pm

Book review: Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime Minister
A laudable induction to the world of Theresa May.

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