Articles by Christopher Harress

Christopher is the defense reporter for International Business Times, counting on his four years as logistics officer in the British Royal Navy to inform his daily reporting on the nexus of business, politics, international affairs and defense. He came to IBT after graduating from the renowned investigative course at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where he delved into an array of topics, including FIFA corruption and employment discrimination against military veterans
Once a freelancer, Christopher has reported from Senegal, all across Europe, New Zealand and Australia. His investigations have appeared prominently in the New York Times and FourFourTwo magazine, where he won an Overseas Press Club award for his reporting on the human trafficking of young soccer players from Senegal to France. Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, he currently lives in New York and splits his time between playing Sunday league soccer and frightening people by wearing his kilt. 

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U.S. Economy

Some Economists Expect A Recession In 2020

A report released Monday by the National Association For Business Economics showed that 38% of professional economists say in a survey that a recession will hit the U.S. economy in 2020.

Glitzy French resort braces for G7 lockdown

Surfers must stay out of the Atlantic waves, tourists will have to keep away from gleaming beaches at the height of the summer season and locals risk being unable to access the city centre.A raft...