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Nicu Calcea is a data journalist at New Statesman Media Group
New research suggests the world has become increasingly autocratic since the start of the Covid-19 crisis.
The New Statesman’s data team has created a Brexit vulnerability index, using data from every local authority to show where the UK economy will be most affected.
Nearly 70 years on from the Great Smog of London, air pollution still haunts Britain’s environmental efforts – and its most deprived places.
A new Chinese digital currency could help the country forge an alternative to the US-led global financial system.
Only the US, Brazil, India and Mexico have recorded higher coronavirus death tolls than Britain.
Police in England and Wales recorded the highest ever number of hate crime incidents in the year up to March.
The hospitality industry has been singled out by Chris Whitty for spreading the virus, but the evidence is anything but clear-cut.
People in most areas under strict Covid restrictions are only marginally less likely to go to pubs, restaurants and supermarkets.
New Statesman analysis suggests some countries with a higher GDP per capita have been allocated more international funding to fight the virus than poorer nations.
Without a significantly improved test and trace programme, reopening schools could lead to a second wave in December.