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Rutger Bregman argues for a 15-hour working week, a world without borders and a basic salary for every citizen. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

First, Rutger Bregman came for the globalists. In late January at Davos, the Swiss resort where the world’s political and financial elites gather eac(...)

Davos: home to 3,000 delegates and journalists for four days. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

For global business and political leaders gathered for the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, the hassle of getting to Europe’s highes(...)

Steven Mnuchin, the US treasury secretary, walks through the snow during at Davos. Mr Mnuchin said he isn’t concerned about short-term fluctuations in the dollar, a day after he suggested a weaker US currency would help trade. Photograph: Markus Schreiber / AP Photo

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin has been forced to quell speculation that a currency war could be on the horizon, after his comments on Wednesday(...)

Alexander the Great Airport  in Skopje. Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev said   his country would rename the airport to show its “strong commitment” to ending a long-running row with Greece over the use of the name Macedonia. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

Greece and Macedonia have announced a series of concessions as they seek to resolve a 27-year-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav state’s name that is bl(...)

Swiss armed security personnel on the rooftop of a hotel in Davos on the opening day of the World Economic Forum. Photograph: Abrice Coffrini/AFP

The skies over the Swiss Alps cleared on Tuesday after the biggest snowfall in the 48-year history of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. As s(...)

Trump would be the first sitting American president to attend the meeting of bankers, corporate chiefs, academics and investors since Bill Clinton.

US president Donald Trump will dominate the Davos forum as no US leader has before: a provocateur-in-chief practiced at irking the elites who’ll gathe(...)

Reviewing globalisation: planet Earth  on a  screen behind participants of a panel session at the World Economic Forum,  in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Laurent Gillieron/EPA

It was a sight that many thought they would never see. On Tuesday, Chinese president Xi Jinping took to the main stage in Davos to deliver the openin(...)

A study by the World Economic Forum shows that median incomes declined by 2.4% between 2008 and 2013 across 26 advanced economies. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP Photos/Getty Images

Some of the world’s top executives are shrugging off concerns about the global economy as new research shows that business confidence is up this year (...)

Can a robot sin?

‘Can a robot sin?” the journal Christian Today asks readers. That, in essence, is what we are asking when we consider, for example, how the artificial(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry   with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: Asked if he was concerned that a delay might lead to a loss of momentum, Mr Kerry  said: “There is not going to be a fundamental delay.” Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Getty Images

Talks to end Syria’s civil war may be slightly delayed but are expected to go ahead next week, US secretary of state John Kerry said yesterday. They (...)

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