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The Economist
In his debut film, Jon Stewart, an American satirist, tackles the jailing and torture of a journalist in Iran
The Economist explains why Wales (probably) won't demand its own referendum on independence
Scotland on the brink: who did not pull their weight in the No campaign? #Indyref
Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, may win the vote of confidence today. But his troubles would not end there
Unfortunately for TV-makers, consumers have been slow to adopt UHD (ultra-high-definition) models
Many Germans fear that the European Central Bank is not on their side
From April, any foreign series or film will need approval before being shown online in China
America has been baited into a new military intervention in Iraq by an unintended consequence of the old one
Terrorism is taken seriously at America's southern border crossings
Slowing down: the world economy grew 2.6% in the year to the second quarter
Three-quarters of all murder victims and nearly 90% of perpetrators in America are male
Crimea's first elections since Russia annexed it this spring were won by United Russia, the party of Vladimir Putin
Behind the scenes, Germany is quietly asserting its influence in Brussels
The advertising industry is going through something akin to the automation of the financial markets in the 1980s
Today's #Dailychart looks at the messy political mosaic of Middle Eastern relationships
Despite its many amusing mistakes, autocorrect (on various platforms) is surprisingly good
The bigger impact of yesterday's leftward shift in Sweden may be felt on the European stage
The Economist explains why growth rates are dropping across emerging markets
The market for Islamic financial products is growing fast
A fossil discovery in Morocco represents the first firm evidence of a semi-aquatic dinosaur
Trending: Apple is becoming a very different company
A succession of awful data has pummelled the economic programme of Japan's prime minister
The indicted Kenyan leaders' battle against the International Criminal Court at The Hague seems to be succeeding
Scottish independence: a sundering of the United Kingdom has come to look much more likely
The new Economist Quiz is now available via our website:
A watchdog insists that America's armed forces must be religiously neutral in accordance with the Constitution
A recent report gives Guyana an age-standardised suicide rate of 44.2 per 100,000 inhabitants
The ceasefire holds uneasily, but tension in eastern Ukraine will still trouble the governments in Kiev and Moscow
Everything people do online is avidly followed by advertisers and third-party trackers
The Houthis, an insurgent Shia militia, are holding Yemen's capital to ransom
This week on Economist Radio our correspondents discuss if unpaid internships are illegal. Listen via Facebook
Covert surveillance in South Africa: a scandal of corruption, secret tapes and Machiavellian spooks
How procrastination affects grades: those who leave things until the last minute fare worse
A new app is bringing partisan rage to American grocery stores
Netflix, a video-streaming firm, is entering some crowded new markets
Why social media have a greater impact in Saudi Arabia than elsewhere
America is gathering allies for a long campaign against extremists in Iraq and Syria
Unlawful migrants to America no longer go back and forth as they used to
How gunshot-detecting microphones help police curb crime
Technology has put the squeeze on publishers in online advertising
The data we generate online has spawned a complex new ecosystem of firms tracking and selling our data to advertisers
Obituary: Joan Rivers, America's most abrasive comedienne, died on September 4th, aged 81
Trending: The Economist explains why so many Koreans are called Kim
Incomes in the developing world are no longer speeding toward those in the rich
Two big retractions by Japan's leading liberal newspaper embolden rightwingers
A decade ago China began opening centres abroad to promote its culture. Some people are pushing back
In America, the best way to break into politics is to be rich
The Oscar Pistorius trial proves that in South Africa justice is meted out equally to rich and poor
"Ian [Paisley], if the word no were to be removed from the English language, you'd be speechless, wouldn't you?"