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Gilets jaunes movement likely to build momentum

WHO: Pierre Bocquillon

“The movement funnels various groups and demands and cannot be clearly situated on the political spectrum, which makes it difficult to characterise and to deal with."

Warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions already clear

WHO: Prof Tim Osborn

“The warming caused by these greenhouse gas emissions is already clear at the global scale. The knock-on effects for our regional climates and for severe weather events are beginning to emerge from the background variability of our weather."

Facial recognition report raises further concerns

WHO: Joe Purshouse

"The report provides no conclusive answer to questions concerning the legality of the police use of live facial recognition surveillance."

Black Friday bargain bonanza as important as January sales

WHO: Prof Ratula Chakraborty

"The timing is perfect as consumers have money to splash out in the run up to Christmas but will have little saved for afterwards."

Mixed midterm results don’t spell clear path to 2020 White House

WHO: Prof Lee Marsden

"President Trump campaigned vigorously to make this a referendum on his presidency and the outcome has produced a mixed picture."

Midterms are a referendum on Trump’s record

WHO: Prof Lee Marsden

"The midterms represent a referendum on his accomplishments and a test of whether the alliance that brought him to power is durable enough to withstand the continual cycle of scandal, resignations and dismissals, which have beset his presidency.”

Spike in early voting makes US midterm results hard to predict

WHO: Dr Michael Frazer

"It's a cliché of get-out-the-vote rhetoric to say that the current election is particularly important, but that's actually true in America this week."

Leave.EU investigation will have limited effect

WHO: Dr Eitan Tzelgov

"We can probably conclude that the effect of criminal investigations is limited."

People’s Vote march aims to challenge far-right sentiment

WHO: Marina Prentoulis

"The People’s Vote is necessary to legitimize an outcome that has been dividing the country for more than two years."

Sponsorship has risks and rewards for both parties

WHO: Peter Schmidt-Hansen

"Most people know how sponsorship works and that it has risks as well as rewards for both parties. Most people will also know that a celebrity’s alleged actions are not the fault of the brand."

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