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LATEST: The demands on PCPs will continue to grow as the Affordable Care Act reaches full implementation and aging Baby Boomers require more services.
LATEST: M&S will promote reuse of clothing by launching repair services and ensuring that its clothing and homewares are made to last and can be reused and recycled as effectively as possible.
LATEST: No child in 2050 will leave school with-out a secure grasp of the basic essentials of education in the UK.
LATEST: The US$ 622 Bn smart cities market is anticipated to surpass US$ 1 Tn in 2019 and take a leap to US$ 3.48 Tn by 2026 end.
LATEST: There are a lot of regional effects competing with large worldwide changes that make it very hard to predict what climate change will bring to the southeastern United States.
LATEST: Iran now believes that the Taliban pose much less of a threat than the Islamic State.
LATEST: Health will increasingly become a purchasable consumer good.
LATEST: Research indicates that the lack of job and income security among young people increases their risk of joining radical religious groups.
LATEST: 63 percent of Russians will be voting for the current President Vladimir Putin in the upcoming presidential elections in 2018.
LATEST: Some economists expect China to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest economy within a matter of years.
LATEST: In 2017, 135,430 new cases of colorectal cancer will be diagnosed in US women and men.
LATEST: By 2031 when Generation Alpha enter the workforce at the tender age of 21 the youngest of Gen Xers will be only 55 years old.
LATEST: 42% expect of Gen Z expect to be self-employed later in life.
LATEST: A remarkable 91% of Gen Y workers don't expect to stay in a job for longer than three years.
LATEST: By 2020, Gen Z could constitute 40 percent of U.S. consumers.
LATEST: UK household disposable income is still expected to fall by 1.5 per cent as a result of tax and benefit changes that will take place and lower in-work support under Universal Credit will further re...
LATEST: The demand for livestock products is expected to increase by 70 percent in the coming 30 years.
LATEST: There's a great likelihood that by 2022 artificial intelligence will be able to create brand identities and experiences.
LATEST: In 20 or 30 years there will be a Muslim majority in Europe.
LATEST: While leaving the EU should not immediately impact the legislated limits of air (and other) pollutants there is a possibility that the UK government will choose to deviate from EU limits in the fut...
LATEST: Telcos will be seen offering enabling services to a variety of businesses.
LATEST: Many security providers are expected to enter the market within the next decade.
LATEST: There could be a shortfall of 70,000 care home staff if migration of unskilled workers from the EU is halted after Brexit.
LATEST: Penguin populations are declining around the world and humans are largely to blame for the biggest threats that penguins face.
LATEST: Mastercard anticipates consumers will reach for their phones instead of their wallets at the point of sale.
LATEST: In particular Cuba, Venezuela's closest ally, plays an important role in shoring up the Maduro government through the provision of intelligence and other advisory services and could potentially con...
LATEST: The urbanisation rate in Malaysia was expected to reach 77 per cent and rising to 85 per cent by 2040, which would see a marked increase in urban population.
LATEST: Agricultural productivity alone will not be sufficient to ensure sustainability and smallholder opportunity.
LATEST: Homeland security threat Although the terrorist threat to Europe is miniscule in absolute terms.
LATEST: Coal-fired power generation is expected to grow by 0.6 percent annually over the coming years and will account for between 28 and 29 percent of global power generation by 2040.
LATEST: The share of elderly population in Asia is expected to increase form 7.9% in 2015 to 12.1% in 2030.
LATEST: The United States is concerned that rebel groups in Syria will seek more anti-aircraft missiles which could possibly fall into the hands of the Islamic State.
LATEST: The rule on methane emissions from new oil and gas wells will not be enough to meet Mr. Obama's methane reduction targets.
LATEST: With congestion estimated to cost the UK £33bn a year by 2030, operating sustainable public transport solutions will become even more important to local authorities, communities and economies.
Tax
LATEST: An additional 450 million francs will be set aside from an existing fossil fuels tax to help cut energy use in buildings by 43 percent by 2035 compared with 2000 levels.
LATEST: In the UK there are fears that the trade in new psychoactive substances (NPS) will move underground to illegal street markets and the dark web.
LATEST: The loss of U.S. outposts around the world will mean diminished services to U.S. citizens when they travel.
LATEST: Reliance on third parties for noncore infrastructure and talent will be a common phenomenon as banks become increasingly connected via a complex network or web of vendors and third parties.
LATEST: Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) will consult with ARB to develop regulations by late 2018 to reduce the level of the statewide disposal of organic waste by 50 percent of 2014 levels by 2020 and...
LATEST: China will strengthen the work of maritime cases and construct an international maritime judicial center.
LATEST: The current world population of 7.6 billion is now projected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050.

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