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Giorgia Meloni of the Brothers of Italy is set to be the country’s first female prime minister
Britain’s fiscal largesse has spooked investors. It may lead to a wider re-evaluation of sterling’s worth
Finance & economics
How governments came to underwrite the entire economy
The world in brief
Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the nationalist Brothers of Italy party, which has its roots in neo-fascism, declared victory in Italy’s general election...
The pound slumped further against the dollar, briefly dropping more than 4% to under $1.04...
Demonstrations against Vladimir Putin’s military mobilisation continued in the Russian republic of Dagestan, which has already provided a disproportionately high number of soldiers to the war in Ukraine...
After a five-month suspension, freight-train operations between China and North Korea appeared to have resumed, according to South Korean officials...
Neuroscience is experiencing a renaissance. Not before time
An adman’s pitch to an asset manager
Polls suggest Americans are wary of a federal ban
Our culture correspondent recommends five works by the Booker prizewinning novelist
Russia’s war in Ukraine
It has a window of opportunity to push Russian forces back
Military police reports from Izyum describe everyday acts of brutality
After a lightning advance, Ukrainian forces must decide whether to dig in or press on
Ukraine’s iron resistance at the steelworks
The odds that a painful recession can be averted look woefully long
Markets reel from the latest figures
The country has suffered from, and contributed to, price instability less than feared
Rising paper prices are forcing publishers to change
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Its propaganda is deceptive, multilingual and well-funded. But does it work?
Technology Quarterly: September 24th 2022
Fixing the brain
The toolkit for tackling brain dysfunction is expanding rapidly, says Natasha Loder
After fallow decades, neuroscience is undergoing a renaissance
Science needs to move beyond luck if it is to design better drugs for the brain
Better brain biology will deliver better medicines
Ketamine, psilocybin and ecstasy are coming to the medicine cabinet
Crossing the brain’s electrical frontier
What does a brain-computer interface feel like?
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