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Pandora papers: media rage at billionaire tax cheats but ignore Boris Johnson's failure to reform tax havens

Many of the world’s richest and most powerful people are in the spotlight for the wrong reasons – again. The Pandora papers is the third and largest leak of documents in which the secret financial practices of the wealthy are exposed in the media. They highlight mass tax avoidance and evasion, as well as potential money laundering.

Coffee bean prices have doubled in the past year and may double again – what's going on?

Beans are booming. Robert Shunev/Unsplash, CC BY-SAInternational Coffee Day feels very different this year. Introduced by the International Coffee Organization (ICO) on October 1 2015 to raise awareness of the product and the challenges faced by producers, the day has usually focused on how low prices paid for unroasted beans barely cover farmers’ costs – let alone support their families.

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