Daily chart: who spends the most on the military? America’s defence spending, at nearly $700 billion a year, is bigger than that of the next 17 countries combined.
Daily chart: graduate salary expectations. Women studying in the top European institutions expect on average to earn around $12,000 less than men.
Europe’s leaders make a motley line-up in Peter Schrank’s illustration. Their weakness is paralysing decision-making in the European Union.
Daily chart: the world’s biggest defence budgets America accounts for 60% of the world’s defence spending. But Saudi Arabia tops the charts when defence budgets are compared to GDP.