Germans thirsty for alcohol-free beer as brewers boost taste

Rise in bars stocking 0% beers to meet demand of drinkers who wish to ditch the hangoverDuring last year’s sweltering summer in Europe, workers of the Störtebeker beer brewery stood at the doors of the bottle depot eagerly awaiting the empty returns so…

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The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel

It uses different rules to other countries to measure business cycles and recessionsThis month marks the tenth full year of the US economic recovery that began in June 2009. Back then, a “trough” in business activity signified the end of the Great Rece…

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Critics of quantitative easing should consider the alternative | Barry Eichengreen

Political interference with fiscal policy is likelier if central banks shun QE in the next recessionThe policy interest rates of advanced-country central banks are stuck at uncomfortably low levels. And not just for the moment: a growing body of eviden…

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Jaguar Land Rover teams up with BMW to produce electric cars

Partnership between UK and German firms created to lower costs for volume productionJaguar Land Rover is teaming up with BMW in a partnership designed to lower costs and try to get ahead in the race to produce electric cars for the mass market.The UK’s…

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