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Stephen Castle

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Correspondent in London bureau of New York Times, formerly IHT bureau chief in Brussels, ex-political editor Independent on Sunday

Joined July 2011
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Great Cities
4 days ago
Fine, fun reporting via @_StephenCastle @jggross on the “wine train,” which looks pretty much like any other freight train, but carries an unusual cargo: Almost 650,000 bottles of wine.
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Jenny Gross
5 days ago
U.K. businesses are coming up with new ways to cope with the truck driver shortage. An example: using trains to transport nearly 650,000 bottles of wine per week w/ @_StephenCastle
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Stephen Castle
5 days ago
Weeks after gas stations ran dry there are still shortages in British stores as Christmas approaches. But there should be enough wine to go around -- thanks to a weekly train delivering more than 600,000 bottles. w/@jggross
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Stephen Castle
8 days ago
Britain's government has long denied that it aimed for herd immunity to Covid-19. Now one of its top scientific advisers, Neil Ferguson, says that it's happening anyway. W/@MarkLandler
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Mark Landler
8 days ago
Is the UK on the verge of “herd immunity”? Neil Ferguson says yes — kicking off a new debate about whether Boris Johnson was right to lift Covid restrictions, even at the cost of a thousand or so deaths a week. W/⁦@_StephenCastle
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Stephen Castle
24 days ago
All frontline health workers in England must be vaccinated by April if they want to keep their jobs, government says.
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Mark Landler
24 days ago
Lots of predictions that Brexit would drive London’s financial players to Frankfurt. One of the first major havens for Brexit refugees turns out to be…Estonia. ⁦@_StephenCastle
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Stephen Castle
25 days ago
Not long ago the ex-Communist Baltic states suffered a brain drain to Britain. Now Brexit is putting that into reverse as British businesses relocate to Estonia to ease trading in Europe
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Kieran Dodds
27 days ago
The rainbow overhead as protestors reached Buchanan Street after a deluge. Gear soaked, limbs aching but the light showed up. For the @nytimes
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Stephen Castle
27 days ago
A re-energized protest movement claims it drew 100,000 people to the streets of Glasgow as an array of different groups united to call for "climate justice". w/@meganspecia
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Xavier Delcourt
29 days ago
Une violent retour de flamme oblige Boris Johnson à battre à nouveau en retraite , cette fois sur un sujet que ses critiques considèrent comme son talon d'Achille : la corruption
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Stephen Castle
29 days ago
A ferocious backlash forces Boris Johnson to reverse course again, this time over an issue critics see as his Achilles heel: "sleaze"
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Stephen Castle
a month ago
Britain's daily virus rates now exceed 50,000. But having taken credit for a return to normal life, Boris Johnson is reluctant to reimpose restrictions. W/@MarkLandler
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Stephen Castle
a month ago
In Britain's daily virus rates now exceed 50,000. But having taken credit for a return to normal life, Boris Johnson is reluctant to reimpose restrictions. W/@MarkLandler
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Mark Landler
a month ago
UK has tolerated high Covid infection rates in return for a wide-open economy. But with hospitalization rates rising and winter looming, the UK’s model now faces its toughest test. W/⁦@_StephenCastle
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Stephen Castle
a month ago
Britain is on course for confrontation - and a possible trade war - with the EU after demanding changes to a Brexit deal on Northern Ireland agreed by Boris Johnson just 2 years ago. w/@StevenErlanger
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BigCityLiving
2 months ago
@CitiesGreat @_StephenCastle Grim: "The leveling-up project should be our Marshall Plan for the decade if it is to be meaningful; it’s about reconstruction on a scale which we have probably never done in peacetime.”
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