Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Matthew Symonds

Matthew Symonds

is The Economist's defence and diplomacy editor

Sailing at the limit

The America’s Cup is one of the oldest contests in sport. But, as Matthew Symonds reports, the competing boats use technology at the cutting edge

Cabin fever

Good interior design keeps people enamoured of their cars, so manufacturers are pulling out all the stops. Matthew Symonds takes the inside track

Charging ahead

Some of the new electric cars are great to drive. Matthew Symonds looks under the bonnet