Your global recap for today
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.
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). Reuters' Helen 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).