Human rights in the tobacco fields of Malawi – in pictures

Photographer David Levene visited Malawi with Sarah Boseley, to document the impact of the tobacco industry on the wellbeing of the local farming communities whose livelihood depends on it. Human rights lawyers Leigh Day are working with Malawian trans…

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Even if there is a Brexit deal, a UK interest rate cut seems likely | Nils Pratley

The Bank rate is already low and Brexit overshadows everything, but look elsewhere too – the global economy is not in good healthCall it a full house of poor economic news. The services sector is contracting, according to the purchasing managers’ index…

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Bitter leaves: tobacco’s devastating global legacy

A new book by Rocco Rorandelli, Bitter Leaves, explores the environmental, health and social impacts of the tobacco cycle, from seed to sale“With a long history of denying the health risks of smoking and second-hand smoke, obscuring the truth about tob…

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