Election 2015 interactive: what did the opinion polls say about your seat?
Find out who was leading the race in your constituency, according to the final polls. The map shows which party was expected to win each of the 650 seats, which might change hands, and which were the battleground seats with a projected margin of less than 5%. The constituencies are scaled so each seat has the same area
Siouxsie Wiles & Toby Morris: How you can break the Covid-19 chain
The alert system signals the start of a new phase in NZ's battle against Covid-19. Siouxsie Wiles explains what it means, with illustrations by Toby Morris. The Spinoff’s ongoing expert-led, evidence-based coverage of Covid-19 is funded by Spinoff Members. To support this work, join Spinoff M
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We analyzed the movements of hundreds of millions of people to show why the most extensive travel restrictions to stop an outbreak in human history haven’t been enough.
Why EU Regions are Redrawing Their Borders
The EU dedicates a third of its budget to less economically developed regions for investments in infrastructure. Yet when regions improve economically, they no longer qualify for the same amount of funding. As a type of statistical gerrymandering, governors of these regions have redrawn their borders in order to keep the money flowing.
How the Recession Reshaped the Economy, in 255 Charts
Five years since the end of the Great Recession, the private sector has finally regained the nine million jobs it lost. But not all industries recovered equally.