Your global recap for today

Jun 25, 2014

For your intriguing interactive of the day, the Wall Street Journal just produced 100 Legacies of the Great War, beautifully  illustrating how the conflict "is still writ large on our lives 100 years on" (466 shares). "Condoms to cartoons, psychotherapy to vegetarian sausages. World War I: 100 Years, 100 Legacies. An epic @wsj project," WSJ's Matina Stevis concluded.

Also from the WSJ comes the news that a recent U.S. ruling would allow first shipments of unrefined oil overseas (1,589 shares).

Meanwhile, The New York Times reveals that, after opening the way to rebels, Turkey is paying a heavy price (1,555 shares).

And in the UK, the FCA announces that Wonga, the region’s biggest payday lender, will pay redress for misleading debt collection processes (255 shares). ReutersHelen Bartholomew reacted, "Understatement of the year? Wonga guilty of 'unfair debt collection practices.'"

Finally, in Australia, the Financial Review's Phillip Coorey reports that Clive Palmer has "thrown the government’s carbon tax repeal plans into ­disarray" by backing emissions trading with none other than environmental activist and former US veep Al Gore (1,347 shares).

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