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September 2017

Pelosi on beating Trump, Volvo takes on the Germans and the battle for Caracas. Fight time!

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Editor’s letter

Our editor in chief asks: as well as writing about those people who are doing things differently, should we be trying to live by our quality-of-life mantra too?

Global

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The opener

In our global news round-up we find a remedy for stiff bottoms at the Bayreuth Festival, dance to Egyptian pop in the Mediterranean and make a case for taxi drivers donning national dress.

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Flying without wings

Part theatre, part theme-park ride and part restaurant: virtual-reality flights are taking off in Japan.

Global

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Pimp my ride

Want to give your wheels that Jeddah lounge feel? German firm Klassen is the destination for anyone with a luxury car in need of more than a paint job.

Global

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Leading the flock

Swedish adman Pelle Sjoenell shepherds a global band of ‘black sheep’ alongside a tight-knit team in Los Angeles.

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Poll position

Nothing encapsulates German self-image like the country’s car industry. With voters set to decide between more Merkel or a change of direction, we considered what the contenders’ rides say about their popular appeal.

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Diplomacy briefing

How the Dutch manage their waterways and a chat with Johannes Hahn, the European commissioner in charge of enlargement.

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Defence briefing

Army recruitment tactics in France, Djibouti’s new friendship with China, Israel’s tank innovation and North Korea’s escalating missile tests.

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Cities briefing

The mayor of St Tropez is on a mission to reshape it, what smaller Chinese cities can offer young residents and taking a river dip in Portland, Oregon.

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Man at work

For decades things have been on the up down under. But if Malcolm Turnbull wants to keep it that way he must show strength and make some tough decisions.

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Gearing up

Volvo’s CEO discusses shifting the brand’s focus to the premium market and reveals its plans for electric and self-driving cars – all while maintaining its reputation for safety, of course.

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Paper tiger

Notebook-and-pen has taken a knock from digital in recent years but that hasn’t stopped one classic stationery brand from launching Think of Things: its own high-street showcase for bright ideas.

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Breathe in, breathe out

Leaving a big city to enjoy a slower pace of life is often seen as displaying a lack of ambition. But with great transport links, business-friendly city halls and sky-high quality of life all round, these third-tier cities…

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Step into my office

As hotdesking becomes the norm for companies around the world, we’ve been granted a privileged peek at the far more permanent desks and office spaces of some select CEOs and founders around the world. Constancy, it seems…

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New masters

Austrian auction house Dorotheum is looking to the future but with a deferential nod to the past – and it’s proving to be a winning bid.

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