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It was so thick that a performance of "La Traviata" at Sadler's Wells was cancelled after fog seeped into the theatre and no one could see the stage. It brought the capital to a standstill for four days and killed at least 4,000 people https://econ.st/2MJelxW
It was so thick that a performance of
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Ecuador's cacao zone is to chocolate cognoscenti what Bordeaux is to wine-lovers. The Economist’s 1843 magazine finds out what its secret is https://econ.st/2OYtQUp
Ecuador's cacao zone is to chocolate cognoscenti what Bordeaux is to wine-lovers. The Economist’s 1843 magazine finds out what its secret is

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It is ironic that India, a country that was wounded at birth by the politics of division, should keep re-enacting partition at every level https://econ.st/2OZP5VI
It is ironic that India, a country that was wounded at birth by the politics of division, should keep re-enacting partition at every level

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Twenty years ago, a Democratic president declared that the era of big government was over. Now, for Democrats at least, it seems to be back https://econ.st/2OYqBfH
Twenty years ago, a Democratic president declared that the era of big government was over. Now, for Democrats at least, it seems to be back

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Roman herbalists used it to combat dysentery, but warned against the "chilled extremities" and "laboured breath" of overdosing https://econ.st/2B0o0yU https://econ.st/2B0o0yU
Roman herbalists used it to combat dysentery, but warned against the
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Devoting minimum resources to building new roads and bridges might save funds, for a while. But not drivers https://econ.st/2nCOf4O
Devoting minimum resources to building new roads and bridges might save funds, for a while. But not drivers

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Most doctors enter medicine to help delay death, not to talk about its inevitability. This harms their dying patients https://econ.st/2B6V9ZJ
Most doctors enter medicine to help delay death, not to talk about its inevitability. This harms their dying patients

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Few things in life can be as frustrating as applying for a Russian visa, our travel columnist learned https://econ.st/2nELwYG
Few things in life can be as frustrating as applying for a Russian visa, our travel columnist learned

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Confusion over a country’s safe quota is only part of the problem. Americans don’t even use metric measures and the British insist on keeping alive the imperial pint https://econ.st/2nCH6l2
Confusion over a country’s safe quota is only part of the problem. Americans don’t even use metric measures and the British insist on keeping alive the imperial pint

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How algorithms decide what you see now and next https://econ.st/2MJbbu1
How algorithms decide what you see now and next

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A study of 500,000 American adolescents found that those who spent more time on new media were more likely to say the future seems hopeless https://econ.st/2nEsjGr
A study of 500,000 American adolescents found that those who spent more time on new media were more likely to say the future seems hopeless

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In 2011 Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's long-term dictator, was toppled and the political order thrown into disarray. In the years that followed, soldiers, Islamists, liberals and the old elite jostled for power. None could be trusted https://econ.st/2OX4hD7 https://econ.st/2OX4hD7
In 2011 Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's long-term dictator, was toppled and the political order thrown into disarray. In the years that followed, soldiers, Islamists, liberals and the old elite jostled for power. None could be trusted https://econ.st/2OX4hD7

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Primary elections in Wisconsin and Minnesota showed that Mr Trump has lost little of his popularity in the Midwest among Republican voters https://econ.st/2Bq21lh
Primary elections in Wisconsin and Minnesota showed that Mr Trump has lost little of his popularity in the Midwest among Republican voters

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That solar panels do not emit greenhouse gases when they are generating electricity is without question. But sceptics observe that a lot of energy is needed to make a solar panel in the first place. A group of researchers did some number crunching to try to settle solar's green credentials https://econ.st/2B7u0Wp
That solar panels do not emit greenhouse gases when they are generating electricity is without question. But sceptics observe that a lot of energy is needed to make a solar panel in the first place. A group of researchers did some number crunching to try to settle solar's green credentials

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Still, there are moments when the plot and the politics combine with explosive results https://econ.st/2P4EQiR
Still, there are moments when the plot and the politics combine with explosive results

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The trend for "staycations" and a fall in the value of the pound since Brexit are giving the British caravan industry a boost https://econ.st/2MPmwJh
The trend for
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Two new papers find that the Secure Communities programme, which ended in 2014, reduced access to jobs, health care and nutrition for migrants and citizens alike https://econ.st/2Mqh02D
Two new papers find that the Secure Communities programme, which ended in 2014, reduced access to jobs, health care and nutrition for migrants and citizens alike

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The story came to Joan Lindsay in a dream in 1966. She had holidayed at Hanging Rock as a child. The vivid and disturbing vision recurred for two weeks; she shut the door to her study and wrote it down, feverishly, through a cold winter https://econ.st/2BcvgYm
The story came to Joan Lindsay in a dream in 1966. She had holidayed at Hanging Rock as a child. The vivid and disturbing vision recurred for two weeks; she shut the door to her study and wrote it down, feverishly, through a cold winter

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In 2015, Italy spent 76% more on fixing old roads than it did on building new ones—the highest ratio in the OECD https://econ.st/2BcG8Wa
In 2015, Italy spent 76% more on fixing old roads than it did on building new ones—the highest ratio in the OECD

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A report from a grand jury in Pennsylvania found that more than 1,000 children were victims of clerical abuse that was systematically swept under the carpet https://econ.st/2MttWVv
A report from a grand jury in Pennsylvania found that more than 1,000 children were victims of clerical abuse that was systematically swept under the carpet

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