Articles by Mark Hanrahan

Mark Hanrahan is a Senior Editor for the International Business Times, based in London. 

Prior to joinig IBT, he worked at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, The Huffington Post in New York City, and BBC Future Media in London, England. 

He is a graduate of the City University, London, and Queen Mary College, University of London, with majors in journalism and contemporary history. 

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Brexit Could Stir Falklands Row

Leaving the EU could weaken Britain’s diplomatic clout, giving Argentina an opportunity to claim sovereignty over the islands.
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EU Leaders Call For Quick Brexit

The heads of major European Union institutions pushed back against a British politician’s call for Britain to move slowly in leaving the EU.

Does Soccer Have Its Own ‘Moneyball’?

England’s Leicester City club overcame 5,000-1 odds to win the Premier League title. Was shrewd use of data — a la baseball’s Oakland A’s in 2002 — key to its success?

What Happens After The Fireworks?

As Rio gears up for its controversial Olympic games, we examine the extent to which the most recent Olympic host, London, delivered on promises of a lasting economic legacy.
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UK Party Leaders Face Election Test

The Labour Party has been mired in a controversy over anti-Semitism days before local council elections, and the Tories are split over leaving the EU.

The Battle Of Brexit

The official 10-week campaign before the June referendum on the U.K.’s EU membership got underway Friday.

Citigroup Planning UK Layoffs: Report

Up to 70 traders and salespeople could be let go from the U.S. bank's London operation, according to a Bloomberg report. The bank expects that key revenue streams declined in the first quarter of...