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Hard Brexit is unravelling

WITH a Tory government in power, business ought to be content. Yet it is crotchety. In Theresa May’s first year in office, many businessfolk complained they were not getting a hearing. Access to the prime minister has improved since she…

The three myths of the NHS

THE National Health Service’s 70th birthday is turning into an extravaganza. The government has given the service a £25bn ($33bn) present to mark the anniversary, which falls on July 5th. The BBC broadcasts daily encomiums to the wonders of…

London’s rooftop gardens are a breath of fresh air

SHOULD weary hacks trudging at the end of the day from The Economist’s office to Charing Cross station raise their heads, they may raise their spirits, too. Across the Strand, four storeys up, is a band of greenery, becoming lusher as the…

Why Labour is obsessed with Greek politics

GREEK words loom large in politics, although some are better-known than others. Most people recognise the term “democracy”. “Politics” itself has Greek origins. Fewer people would be familiar with “Pasokification”—unless they are a member…