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Soft drinks, hard questions

Soft drinks, hard questions

In March, the British government announced that it intends to introduce a tax on sugary drinks in 2018 to tackle childhood obesity. Whether the tax, which will be debated this...

S Korea’s high-stakes missile deployment

South Korea’s plan to deploy a US-built missile shield furnishes it with a crucial level of defence against Mr Kim Jong-un, a capricious dictator whose nuclear-armed North...