The Economist

A computer failure at British Airways causes chaos

Like thousands of unlucky flyers, our Buttonwood columnist was caught up in the mayhem – The Economist

May 29th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Realism, Indian cinema’s parallel success story

For decades, India’s alternative to Bollywood has been lauded abroad—but new champions of cinematic realism are now fuelling interest at home – The Economist

May 29th, 2017 Business, The Economist

What are “virtual” air-traffic control towers?

Some airports are closing their most iconic structures and relocating them far away – The Economist

May 29th, 2017 Business, The Economist

A pastor and a secularist publisher stand together for freedom

Speakers at the Oslo Freedom Forum defended liberty for the religious and the non-religious – The Economist

May 28th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Turkey’s president had a bad NATO summit, too

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is having trouble fixing the damage he has done to relations with the West – The Economist

May 27th, 2017 Business, The Economist

Team Trump and the Russians

Donald Trump’s son-in-law is reported to have proposed a secret communications channel with the Kremlin – The Economist

May 27th, 2017 Business, The Economist

An inglorious return to Austin for Uber and Lyft

After a year’s unenforced absence from the Texan capital, other ride-hailing firms have established themselves – The Economist

May 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

A spat over language erupts at the World Bank

But arguments over an excess of conjunctions may miss the point – The Economist

May 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

A poll to send a chill down Theresa May’s spine

With two weeks to go, a survey has the Tories’ lead down to only five points – The Economist

May 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

May’s mandate melts

The markets are remarkably calm about polls showing that the election is narrowing – The Economist

May 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

The worst idea the Beatles ever had

The music of Sgt. Pepper is still fresh today. The look, rather less so – The Economist

May 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

What is a brain computer?

There are already devices that transmit electrical signals to the brain. That is only the beginning – The Economist

May 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist

An appeals court deals another blow to Donald Trump’s travel ban

The Fourth Circuit Court votes 10-3 to keep in place a block on the president’s executive order – The Economist

May 26th, 2017 Business, The Economist