Diesel Car Sales – Market share below 40%?

15 May 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Diesel car sales in the UK have fallen so far this year compared to last and their market share is retreating from near the 50% level. Our question this time is: Will the UK market share of diesel cars fall below 40% of new registrations… [+]

French Presidential Election 2017

18 April 2017

Our main question this week is: Will Marine Le Pen win the 2017 French Presidential Election?  There are many column inches being written to help you finalise your view and here are a few to get you started - The Observer's take with a week to go... Guardian's… [+]

New IMF funds for the Greek Bailout?

14 February 2017

Our question is: Will the IMF commit new funds to the Greek bailout before the end of March 2017? The deadline is Friday 17th February. Time to apply your mind! Here are the resources we suggest and there is plenty of news and commentary on this important hot… [+]

Will Hinkley Point C get Government Approval?

30 August 2016

Here is the full text of the latest Mettletest question: Will the UK Government give approval for the full Hinkley Point C nuclear power project, with 2 EPR nuclear reactor units, by 15th October 2016? Deadline to answer 7th September The government has promised… [+]

Tough call on the Rio Olympics Question

11 August 2016

Some candidates (and experts!) are feeling a little peeved at the outcome of the Rio Olympics question. Those who answered yes can be forgiven for being wrong on the narrow question - Will Russia have a track and field athletics team at the Rio 2016 Olympics? They… [+]

Philippines v. China – Mettletest question

8 July 2016

On 12th July an international tribunal in the Hague will rule on a series of submissions from the Philippines aimed at rolling back China's expansive claims to control 90% of the South China Sea inside the "nine dash line". This is an area of enormous tension,… [+]

Expert answer on the Tata Steel Question

3 May 2016

As we await the outcome for this question, take a look at one of our expert answers. Question - Will Tata Group achieve the sale of Tata Steel UK by June 15th 2016? Expert Answer from David Croydon, Hilltop Consultancy: NO The best they can hope for in six weeks… [+]

The Economist on “Coup politics in Thailand”

19 February 2016

“Returning happiness” to Thailand. Here is a quick update on a past Mettletest topic. It is two years since we posed a Mettletest question on the political scene in Thailand. Back then they were looking at elections, before another military coup. The Mettletest… [+]

Previous topics – new comment. ISIL, FIFA, IAAF, Ebola

23 November 2015

Keep up-to-date with the latest news on Mettletest question topics. Outcomes and their repercussions continue to fascinate and amaze us and staying in the know will impress in interviews and with your colleagues. Professor Michael Clarke was on the Today programme… [+]

IAAF topic revisited with the Pound Report from Wada

9 November 2015

Once again we see further startling ramifications on one of Mettletest's question topics. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has exposed cheating, bribery and corruption amongst officials charged with overseeing track and field sports. Russia in particular is… [+]

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