Robert Smith Robert Smith is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money where he reports on how the global economy is affecting our lives.

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British Homeowners Build A New Superhighway — For Hedgehogs

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In London, Builders Dig Deep To Offer More Room

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Britain's National Archives Releases Thatcher's Secret Cabinet Papers

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Under U.K. Law, Jail Time For Psychologically Abusive Partners

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Britain Inches Closer To Referendum On Whether To Leave EU

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Big, Bold, Wild: We Re-Create Christmas Dinners Of Centuries Past

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Why Aren't Auto Safety Standards Universal?

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Uber, Lyft And No More Loans: Twilight Is Here For Big-City Taxi Barons

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Some Greeks Are Finding Opportunity Amid Their Economy's Uncertainty

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'Planet Money' Does The Math On 'The Six Billion Dollar Man'

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How A Swiss Cheese Cartel Made Fondue Popular

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These Days A Penny Doesn't Buy Very Much

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Varying Auto Safety Standards Interfere With Trade Negotiations

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