What will some of 2022’s top themes and stories be? Tom Standage, editor of The Economist’s future-gazing annual, “The World Ahead 2022”, gives his prediction
From summits and peaks to sunsets on the beach, from sending the jump to overcoming the hump... 2021 was the year we came together.
In 2019, 9,478 Americans lost their lives from speeding, contributing to more than a quarter of all traffic fatalities in the year. Speed limits were created to avoid situations like this.
With a decades-long track record of making space a profitable business, Luxembourg is betting big on everything from space resources, satellites, and more.
Fresh numbers from the fall of 2021 suggest that rents will increase at a rapid pace in the coming years. That's a problem for Americans; many spend 30% or more of their income on rent.
The "theatrical window" has shrunk. But it’s still there.
The global Covid-19 vaccination campaign, the largest in history, has seen great triumphs and tragic failures. This is the inside story of how the worldwide battle to end the pandemic took shape.
In 2021, Ford stopped making cars in India. With the market there being mostly dominated by two-wheelers, Ford lost approximately $2 billion in its India business.
From gothic cathedrals abandoned in the grip of ancient plagues, to ultra-modern skyscrapers perilously over-run with squatters, mankind’s skylines are dotted with bizarre unfinished structures.
Scientists are studying a new COVID-19 'variant of concern' called Omicron. The new COVID-19 strain was first identified in South Africa.
Some countries in Europe are finding vaccinations aren't enough, as Covid cases surge.
There once was a time when getting through airport security was quick and easy. But after the attacks on 9/11, the TSA was created and security screenings became much more thorough.
With inflation at a 30-year high and turkey prices rising, Thanksgiving dinner in 2021 might end up being one of the priciest holiday meals on record.
Leading voices from the cryptocurrency industry, and Financial Times reporters tell the story of how the cryptocurrency industry ballooned into into a market worth more than $2 trillion.
Passenger airlines are a crucial industry in the global economy, but the sector is also extremely volatile. Running a passenger airline is an asset-intensive industry with narrow profit margins.
Page 7 of 29