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Meet the Musks: who's who in Elon’s extended family?


We know plenty about Elon Musk, the South African-born erstwhile teen mega-nerd, PayPal co-founder and Tesla boss turned tunneller, space coloniser and battery tycoon. But what about all the other Musks? Because while Elon revels in the success of his recent rocket launch, and a car-based publicity stunt that made …

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Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?


In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking ‘It’s about cooperating. Everyone together, equally’: Helsinki, the Finnish capital. Photograph: Hemis/Alamy Western Europe’s last naturally caused famine ended 150 years ago this winter. In …

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What makes you a disruptor? 'Not knowing the rules'


The founders of Brompton Bikes, WAH Nails, Unruly, Inkpact and Doddle reveal how to shake up an industry Being at the helm of a disruptive business comes with challenges. Photograph: Gary Burchell/Getty Images Founders of businesses that shake up an industry are seen as future gazers, innovators, one step ahead …

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