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05.02.19 | Andrew Arsan

Lebanon’s new Government and the regional outlook

04.02.19 | Adrian Massey

This National Sickie Day around 35,000 people are expected to be absent from work. Occupational physician Adrian Massey’s urgent call to reform Britain’s sickness culture offers social—not medical—solutions.

10.12.18 | Hurst Staff

As 2018 draws to a close, we look back on some of best books of the year. Here are our 2018 titles that have been voted Book of the Year in publications such as the Financial Times, the Spectator and The Economist.

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