Tuesday 25 October
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25 October 2016
We ask what the impasse over the free trade agreement with Canada says about the state of the EU. Meanwhile, as South Korea considers abandoning its one-term limit for presidents, we ask what the optimal length of service is for a world leader. Plus: a look ahead to today’s decision on whether or not to boost the capacity of one of London’s airports.
25 October 2016
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