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"23.10.2016 11:33:05" ft.com 'Lazarus' playwright Enda Walsh on Bowie's final project Death, drugs and resurrecting an alien 'Oh Jesus,' Walsh remembers thinking to himself. '[David Bowie] wants me to work with him.'
"23.10.2016 10:30:27" ft.com Douglas Coupland's plan to fix US politics Why America's two-party system is no longer fit for purpose '330 million people, and Donald and Hillary are what the system has spat forth.'
"23.10.2016 09:48:04" ft.com The endless city: how satellites changed the way we see the streets Digital mapping has altered our perception of the urban environment — and not always for the better 'From Vancouver to Singapore via Manchester, it can seem as though the same glass façade systems, backlit corporate signage and coffee shops mark our routes.'
"23.10.2016 09:05:07" ft.com Breakfast with the FT: Kate Tempest The writer and rapper whose work mixes William Blake and the Wu-Tang Clan sits down to scrambled eggs in a south London greasy spoon 'We live in times that are so complicated, so mental and crazy, there's this kind of tunnel-vision trap that we fall into. We become preoccupied with our own immediate experiences, ignoring the people right in front of us. It's a sure-fire way to poor
"23.10.2016 08:29:02" ft.com Onboard Ireland's most luxurious sleeper train The Belmond Grand Hibernian is billed as a country house hotel on wheels 'We had the wild grouse starter at Lisburn, and then the halibut on couscous while passing Portadown.'
"23.10.2016 06:01:35" ft.com At home with the mother of Afghan cricket Since 2001, Sarah Fane's charity has built 95 pitches and 40 schools in the country – and helped transform the national team "An Afghan girl told me, 'For the first time we have something to cheer for'”.
"22.10.2016 19:49:17" ft.com AT&T to buy Time Warner in $80bn deal Tie-up would create world's largest vertically integrated content and distribution company Breaking news: AT&T to buy Time Warner in $80bn deal
"22.10.2016 16:12:52" ft.com The Internet of Things makes strange — and worrying — connections From cat litter trays to cars and dolls, some unlikely items are online and raising security concerns From the archive: Security fears over the internet of things
"22.10.2016 14:36:33" ft.com Mosul: Voices from a war zone Optimism and unity abound, but is there a plan for what happens next after the military operation?
"22.10.2016 14:01:01" ft.com How the elevator transformed our cities The explosion in skyscrapers from the end of the 19th century to the modern day is the direct result of the humble lift 'It may be that enforced intimacy that makes the lift such a popular setting for movies, for romantic serendipity and farcical intimacy.'
"22.10.2016 13:01:03" ft.com He feels pretty Sequins, bouclé, lurex and lace — men's fabrics are getting girlier Menswear is borrowing from the girls.
"22.10.2016 13:00:48" ft.com America's Middle-class Meltdown: Core shrinks to half of US homes Society splinters as bedrock of postwar economy is 'hollowed out' Donald Trump's rise was helped by the populist anger that the middle class was being crushed. Here's what happened to America's middle class.
"22.10.2016 12:34:06" ft.com US Election 2016 - Financial Times The United States presidential election of 2016, scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Follow the latest twists and turns from the campaign trail as the race for the White House enters its final stages: http://on.ft.com/2e9OLnn
"22.10.2016 12:00:53" ft.com Opinion: Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and the power of female friendship — Nilanjana Roy Why alliances of respect between powerful women are common, and foundational 'It's probably unrealistic to expect that Obama and Clinton will be BFFs, but these moments of mutual respect and public accord should bury the old stereotypes.'
"22.10.2016 11:00:26" Meet the Trump supporters standing by their man.
Read our report from behind the scenes at a campaign HQ: ft.com/weekend
"22.10.2016 09:31:04" ig.ft.com Russia's Arctic obsession For a special FT feature and film, Kathrin Hille reports from one of the world's most inhospitable places As global warming melts Arctic ice, Russia hopes to resurrect the historic Northern Sea Route between Europe and Asia — and restore its Soviet-era glory. But are the challenges and costs too great?
"22.10.2016 09:00:33" ft.com Why I own 100 pairs of shoes — Jo Ellison Nothing else can punctuate a look so efficiently — shoes are the semicolon, comma, exclamation mark and full stop of an outfit's expression 'If a fashion editor can't own a tremendous footwear collection, then who the hell can?'
"22.10.2016 08:30:15" ft.com It's official: money can buy you happiness Study by UK statistics office shows clear link between wealth and wellbeing Forget what your parents, your self-help guides or your religion may have told you.
"22.10.2016 08:01:14" ft.com Super-size my superyacht Wealthy owners want vessels equipped to carry Rolls-Royces, helicopters and submarines 'Anyone can get lost on a boat. But to get lost IN one, you need to be on a superyacht.'
"22.10.2016 07:31:06" ft.com Honey & Co recipes: roasted courgettes in a spice rub, burnt butter yoghurt and grapes Combine the courgette with tangy ingredients, and there's nothing bland about this member of the squash family A vegetarian main course that won't leave meat-eaters feeling cheated.
"22.10.2016 07:04:01" ft.com David Tang: 'Have you ever had a nemesis?' Agony Uncle David Tang advises readers to put their enemies behind them. Literally. 'I had his face printed on each square of my loo rolls. It was quite an expensive exercise, but it gave me enormous daily pleasure.'
"22.10.2016 06:38:05" ft.com Digital luxury: the next generation Meet the retail pioneers putting their real-world experience into ecommerce The latest digital incarnations of fashion websites offer something beyond click-to-buy.
"22.10.2016 03:00:21" ft.com Mosul: Voices from a war zone Optimism and unity abound, but is there a plan for what happens next? You've heard about the battle for Mosul. Now hear from the people who are living through it.
"22.10.2016 02:00:38" ft.com The search for high-end, specialty coffee is sending buyers into conflict zones Roasters turn to war-torn regions such as South Sudan for unique flavours and stories Roasters are turning to war-torn regions such as South Sudan for unique flavours and stories.
"22.10.2016 01:00:39" ft.com Meet the man who has to explain the Saudi strategic shift As chairman of Saudi Aramco, he is also overseeing its part-privatisation through the largest IPO in history. When he calls an end to downturn in oil market, the world listens.
"22.10.2016 00:31:05" ft.com Soho's Wardour Street is attracting Asian homebuyers The area in Soho has much to offer overseas visitors cashing in on the weak pound On average Chinese visitors blew £1,453 per person in London – and many will be eating, drinking and singing into karaoke microphones in Chinatown.
"22.10.2016 00:00:42" on.ft.com The Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte has turned his back on America — and it's personal Philippine president's stance on America is rooted in his personal history He said it was “time to say goodbye” to the Philippines' treaty ally and former colonial occupier.
"21.10.2016 23:30:27" ft.com Literature podcasts are opening up a new chapter in the medium Literary podcasts are thriving, being able to go where other mediums cannot At a time when literature is increasingly sidelined on mainstream radio and television, the literary podcast is thriving.
"21.10.2016 23:00:12" ft.com Michelle Obama, a first lady on the front line She has become a symbol of resistance for some voters, writes Demetri Sevastopulo America's popular first lady has become a potent symbol of resistance for women — and men — who feel that the Republican nominee demeans women.
"21.10.2016 22:54:47" New York Minute October 21 Here's all the markets news you need to know today.
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"21.10.2016 22:30:20" ft.com After the US election, the natural-gas war will really heat up Wall Street has long been discounting the decline of the US coal industry. The enemies of pipeliners are plotting their economic demise.
"21.10.2016 22:00:22" ft.com Buying luxury goods in the UK is now really cheap — for foreign tourists Report from Deloitte finds the UK is the most affordable shopping market in the world Flush with cash, foreign tourists have fuelled a boom in the UK's luxury retail sector in recent weeks, as the value of the pound has dropped.
"21.10.2016 21:45:08" Timeline Photos Theresa May and the EU: Into the dove's nest.
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"21.10.2016 21:30:12" ft.com 'It's not a joke what's happening in Brazil': Speaker says Brazil faces budget disaster, Government is trying to cap spending as deficit reaches 10% of GDP “The crisis is real."
"21.10.2016 21:14:15" ft.com Gillian Tett: Trump's behaviour has done more to spark interest in feminism than anything Clinton has done Maybe this is just a passing frenzy. The truth about the Trumpkins.
"21.10.2016 21:04:45" ft.com Venezuela suspends anti-Maduro referendum Opposition cries foul as officials suspend attempt to remove unpopular leader Venezuela was supposed to have a referendum against President Marudo, but the government has decided not to allow it.
"21.10.2016 20:30:26" ft.com It's official: the European Space Agency confirms Mars probe was 'destroyed on impact' Images from a Nasa Mars orbiter indicate that Europe's Schiaparelli probe was destroyed on impact after plummeting to the surface of the red planet, the European Space Agency said on Friday. The disc-shaped probe, part of the Russian-European The disc-shaped probe descended on Wednesday to test technologies for a rover that scientists hope to send to the surface of the planet in 2020.
"21.10.2016 20:25:36" Middle-class meltdown What's behind America's middle-class meltdown?
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2ePGPd7
"21.10.2016 20:04:13" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition for October 22
"21.10.2016 20:03:45" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times international edition for October 22
"21.10.2016 20:00:19" ft.com The Canada-EU trade deal is on the verge of collapse Ottawa minister in tears after Walloon refuses to support pact Canada's trade minister Chrystia Freeland said her country had been put in an “impossible” position after fruitless talks in the Walloon region of Belgium.
"21.10.2016 19:45:22" ft.com So, what happened to the internet today? Here's what you need to know Attack on company with fewer than 500 employees causes massive disruption How, exactly, did one attack cause so many sites to go down?
"21.10.2016 19:30:35" ft.com A new study says Donald Trump winning the White House would be terrible for markets Victory could lead to 10%-15% drop in shares, study suggests A Donald Trump victory could lead to a 10%-15% drop in shares, a study suggests.
"21.10.2016 19:30:19" ft.com Canada-EU trade accord teeters on verge of collapse Ceta turmoil damages bloc's credibility over future agreements The proposed EU-Canada trade deal is on the ropes.
"21.10.2016 19:15:12" financialtimes.polldaddy.com Have your say about the US election: Tell us what you make of the 2016 campaign Your responses will be very helpful in our reporting. It's been a volatile campaign. Tell us what you make of it.
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"21.10.2016 19:00:13" ft.com Here's what we know about the cyber attack that's hit hundreds of websites today Twitter, FT, Spotify and PayPal among the sites to suffer disruption The attack was targeted at a New Hampshire-based company called Dyn.
"21.10.2016 18:45:57" Coffee wars Coffee roasters are turning to war-torn regions such as South Sudan for unique flavours and stories.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2erzfRu
"21.10.2016 18:35:26" ft.com New York's crackdown on Airbnb shows key markets want their share of sharing economy too So far, in fact, nothing has really stopped Airbnb from continuing to show listings, despite concerns in some cases about their legality. Cities are getting wise to Airbnb.
"21.10.2016 18:15:30" Theresa May at the EU summit Here's what Theresa May had to say at the EU summit.
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"21.10.2016 18:00:20" ft.com Battery life: Google Pixel XL v iPhone 7 Plus Testing smartphones on their longevity and ability to hold photos, videos and songs Free to read: Both the iPhone 7 and the Google Pixel provide long-overdue ways to mitigate range anxiety.
"21.10.2016 17:21:24" ft.com AT&T is in advanced talks to take over Time Warner Exploratory discussions have been taking place for a few weeks. A deal for the $74bn media group could come as soon as this weekend.
"21.10.2016 14:53:25" Frozen Dreams: Russia's Arctic obsession For most countries, global warming is something to be feared. But in the Russian Arctic it could bring about a return of fortune.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2e7x72m
"21.10.2016 14:27:44" ft.com Twitter, Spotify, Reddit and eBay hit by cyber attack The attack was targeted at a New Hampshire-based company called Dyn, a service that translates human-readable names for websites (such as ft.com) into an IP address that the internet understands. It's the internet's phone directory. It has disrupted traffic to hundreds of websites, particularly for internet users on the east coast of the US.
"21.10.2016 14:22:13" ft.com Behind the scenes on Donald Trump's campaign trail What do they like about Trump? All the things they believe the mainstream politicians and media does not. In some corners, support for Trump confounds traditional identity politics and has more to do with an emotional attraction to his candidacy.
"21.10.2016 13:58:55" ft.com Chinese hackers targeted a US aircraft carrier The USS Ronald Reagan and its escort ships conducted 53 days of operations in the western Pacific, including the South China Sea, this year. A cyber attack was launched against visitors to USS Ronald Reagan in the South China Sea, a US security company says.
"21.10.2016 13:42:15" ft.com Microsoft shares hit record high as results top estimates The shares jumped above their dotcom peak for the first record high in nearly 17 years. Efforts to push Microsoft faster towards the cloud have been paying off.
"21.10.2016 12:01:03" FirstFT video Today's big stories:
- A $47bn deal that would create the world's largest tobacco company by sales,
- Theresa May tells EU leaders that the UK intends to play full role until it leaves the bloc
Read more: http://ft.trib.al/Hjfiz00
"21.10.2016 11:43:50" Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte announces 'separation' from US The Philippine president pledged to 'say goodbye' to the US while on his first official visit to China.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2ep2Kru
"21.10.2016 11:41:00" on.ft.com UK public finances deteriorate in September Tax revenues are not flowing into the Treasury as fast as ministers hoped The data will worry the Treasury because many senior officials think that tax revenues provide the most accurate immediate picture of the economy's health.
"21.10.2016 11:31:49" Russia's Arctic Obsession Can Russia unlock the Arctic's frozen assets?
Watch the full documentary - and read our report - at ft.com/russianarctic
"21.10.2016 10:30:58" Post-Brexit, what would be the best relationship for Britain w... Welcome to our discussion with Gideon Rachman, the FT's Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, and Munira Mirza, from Change Britain, hosted by Digital Comment Editor Sebastian Payne.
This is part of the Future of Britain Project (www.ft.com/futureofbritain),
"21.10.2016 08:30:15" ft.com May told to expect tough Brexit talks German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president François Hollande warn of a rough ride for Britain. "It is going to be rough going."
"21.10.2016 07:50:58" ft.com BAT makes $47bn offer to buy out tobacco rival Reynolds The cash and stock deal would combine the makers of Lucky Strike and Camel brand cigarettes It would be the world's largest tobacco company.
"21.10.2016 07:50:22" ft.com Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte announces 'separation' from US President willing to set aside court victory over Beijing on South China Sea claims "Time to say goodbye my friend"
"21.10.2016 06:30:15" ft.com 'We didn't just flee, we were humiliated' Jihadi fighters re-emerge, firing on villagers, as Iraqi forces push on to second city Iraqis are fleeing Isis as the Iraqi army's offensive on Mosul moves forward.
"21.10.2016 06:00:46" ft.com Opinion: Hard Brexit heralds a closed Britain An open economy cannot work without welcoming foreign workers, says our columnist Philip Stephens. 'The government has yet to grasp a simple fact of globalisation: nations cannot declare themselves open for business and then close the door to foreigners.'
"21.10.2016 00:00:50" ft.com Wisconsin's Republicans show little enthusiasm for Trump Notebook: Next month's US election is unlikely to heal the political divide On the scene with middle America Republicans, who don't have much enthusiasm for Donald Trump.
"20.10.2016 23:30:17" ft.com The Trump-Clinton debate: Boorish interruptions, supercilious smiles and a dramatic flourish Ding dong, back and forth. It's safe to say policy was not where the action was.
"20.10.2016 23:15:08" ft.com Sales slow on Chicago's 'Magnificent Mile' Homes on Chicago's most famous stretch were selling at record levels last year, but prime property prices in the city have slumped 16.6 per cent in 12 months 'Real estate agents blame overzealous sellers for attempting to cash in on what was a very strong market'
"20.10.2016 23:06:10" New York Minute October 20 Here's what happened in markets today.
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"20.10.2016 23:01:06" ft.com Zika sparks US call for future emergencies fund Centers for Disease Control chief Tom Frieden seeks Fema-like crisis resource A top US health official wants the Zika virus to be the crisis that changes how the world prepares for emergencies.
"20.10.2016 22:45:11" ft.com US election countdown: Everything you need to know about the final Trump-Clinton debate We break down the big moments of the final debate on our new podcast.
"20.10.2016 22:30:14" ft.com FT View: A bitter Donald Trump must not poison US democracy Republicans have a duty to distance themselves from the candidate After his comments on election results, Republicans have a duty to distance themselves from Donald Trump.
"20.10.2016 22:00:40" ft.com Why Silicon Valley should be worried about SoftBank's tech ambitions Japanese group's latest gambit is likely to reverberate for years to come Silicon Valley's venture capitalists have been sounding shell-shocked.
"20.10.2016 21:45:11" ft.com Microsoft shares surpass dotcom peak as results top forecasts Tech group outperforms Wall Street expectations in most parts of its business Microsoft shares hit their first record high in nearly 17 years.
"20.10.2016 21:30:06" ft.com Consumers will be hit by capital rules on gold, say refiners Regulators are forcing banks to cover their holdings of the precious metal Gold refiners are saying these new rules on banks will make jewellery more expensive.
"20.10.2016 21:15:08" ft.com Super-size my superyacht: the quest for bigger boats The bizarre — and expensive — lengths yacht owners will go to outdo their super-rich peers, including wanting boats equipped with helicopters and submarines 'Once in a gale-force storm an indignant passenger came to the bridge to ask Captain "L" about the comfort of the ride. He looked to the sea, furrowed his eyebrows and bellowed “Calm ye!”'
"20.10.2016 21:00:23" ft.com The future of the MBA is under threat What's the value of what was once the must-have business qualification? Would-be MBA students are questioning whether the degree is actually worth it.
"20.10.2016 20:45:17" ft.com The European Space Agency still isn't sure what happened to its Mars lander ESA suspects parachute and thrusters failed to slow craft adequately on descent Preliminary analysis of the data suggests the craft's parachute was jettisoned slightly too early.
"20.10.2016 20:30:09" ft.com Germany, France and Britain say it's time for more sanctions on Russia over Aleppo They see Moscow's pause in bombing as cynical gesture Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, said Russian support for the Syrian regime's bombing of Aleppo was “completely inhuman”.
"20.10.2016 20:15:52" US coal country The politics of American coal country, which has been devastated by job losses in the mining industry, is playing a key role in the 2016 campaign.
See the full video: video.ft.com/5175798607001
"20.10.2016 20:13:20" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition for October 21
"20.10.2016 20:12:45" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times international edition for October 21
"20.10.2016 20:00:18" ft.com Mystery surrounds deaths of pro-Russian warlords Pavlov assassination threatens to reignite full-scale fighting in eastern Ukraine At least seven pro-Russian warlords have been assassinated in Eastern Ukraine.
"20.10.2016 19:45:27" ft.com Donald Trump: 'I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election — if I win' Republican nominee taunts critics by saying he will accept tally — 'if I win' Donald Trump said he would file a legal challenge “in case of a questionable result”.
"20.10.2016 19:30:14" ft.com Madrid court rules against Catalonia bull-fighting ban Decision sparks angry backlash in secession-minded Spanish region Catalonia's six-year-old ban on bull fighting is no more.
"20.10.2016 19:00:29" blogs.ft.com The pros and cons of an online MBA One question I get more often than any other is why I chose an online programme over on-campus. I asked myself a similar question when deciding on which MBA I wanted to do, so here is what you need to think about. Should you go for a digital programme or a campus version?
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"20.10.2016 18:30:35" ft.com Did Donald Trump dry-run a possible launch of Trump TV during the final presidential debate? Speculation livestream was dry-run for new post-election media network It somewhat looks that way.
"20.10.2016 18:15:12" ft.com Here's what we know about Nintendo's new gaming console, due out in March Japanese games maker makes bold attack on smartphones and Sony's PlayStation It's being pitched as the first hybrid of a handheld and home console.
"20.10.2016 18:00:23" ft.com Verizon braced for drawn out battle over Yahoo acquisition Buyer set to demand discount on $4.8bn price over cyber attack at internet group Verizon has admitted that the legal battle over its Yahoo acquisition is likely to be a long one.
"20.10.2016 17:45:55" Rodrigo Duterte and China The Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte is hailing a new era in Sino-Philippine relations.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2e4Ja0h
"20.10.2016 17:35:07" ft.com FT Exclusive: Morgan Stanley in line for record $120m fee from Monsanto Bank set to receive the highest sum for selling a company in $66bn Bayer deal Morgan Stanley stands to make $120m in fees for providing fewer than four months of advice to Monsanto.
"20.10.2016 17:34:05" ft.com US Election 2016 - Financial Times The United States presidential election of 2016, scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016. As the race for the White House enters its final stages, follow the latest news at: http://on.ft.com/2eKnbz1
"20.10.2016 17:30:24" ft.com Britain and Brussels must compromise and find mutual advantage Both sides should shift from absolutist positions on Brexit, writes Gideon Rachman As part of our Future of Britain project, Gideon Rachman lays out his ideas for the UK post-Brexit. This Friday at 11:30am BST, he and Munira Mirza of Change Britain will continue the discussion on Facebook Live. Have any initial questions? Share them
"20.10.2016 17:16:45" Negative yielding bonds, explained. Explained: why investors buy negative-yielding bonds.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2dqzakk
"20.10.2016 15:57:45" ft.com The UK's Brexit minister warns EU partners not to weaken the country's financial services sector Brexit minister says move would backfire and destabilise markets He says the move would backfire and destabilise markets.
"20.10.2016 15:14:02" ft.com Why are bond yields so low? Bond yields are at record low levels and in some cases savers are paying to place their savings with banks. Why? Here are three reasons.
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"20.10.2016 13:55:35" ft.com Saudi Arabia's $17.5bn bond sale has lessons for debt market Investors were largely impressed by the kingdom's vision for change. This is what we learnt from Saudi Arabia's first sale of international debt.
"20.10.2016 13:39:36" ft.com Why are bond yields are so low? Bond yields are at record low levels and in some cases savers are paying to place their savings with banks. Why? Here are three reasons.
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"20.10.2016 12:40:54" Trump election stance stirs debate Donald Trump's refusal to commit to accepting the result of the US presidential election dominated the fallout of the third and final debate.
Who won the debate? You tell us: http://on.ft.com/2entQed
"20.10.2016 11:48:08" blogs.ft.com ECB October rate decision – Live Mario Draghi's press conference, where he is expected to be grilled on potential bond tapering, QE extensions, and negative rates, will be coming up at 1330 GMT. Latest: The European Central Bank has opted to keep all three of its main interest rates on hold this month.
"20.10.2016 11:43:16" FirstFT video Today's big stories:
Trump refuses to commit to accepting election result;
Tesla Motors plans to make its cars capable of fully autonomous driving by end of next year
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2elQ1mK
"20.10.2016 11:18:50" Market Minute Here's what to watch for in the markets on Thursday, as currency traders react to the final US presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2e9gogf
"20.10.2016 11:03:19" ft.com Driverless cars will change everything — Simon Kuper The next car you buy might drive itself. Yet we have barely begun to think about how they will revolutionise our lives, revamp our cities — and destroy tens of millions of jobs 'If you think personal cars will survive as status symbols, remember horses were once status symbols.'
"20.10.2016 08:29:13" ft.com Personal tech to improve your running technique Measuring stride, paces per minute, bounce and foot strike to go faster and limit injuries In the long run.
"20.10.2016 07:04:06" ft.com What to watch for at the ECB meeting QE, negative rates and Portugal's fate all in the spotlight The pressure is on Mario Draghi, ECB president, at today's press conference to persuade observers that he is in position to unveil a credible plan by the end of this year
"20.10.2016 07:00:25" ft.com FT View: Theresa May should move faster on Heathrow expansion Heathrow airport has become symbolic of Westminster's chronic inability to get things done. Seven years is far too long.
"20.10.2016 06:45:07" ft.com Q&A: MPs debate Philip Green, his conduct and his knighthood One says there is 'great antipathy to him, for very good reasons' Top man or in need of a title demotion?
"20.10.2016 06:30:19" ft.com Putin: opportunist or master strategist? Gideon Rachman discusses the question with Neil Buckley the FT's East Europe editor. Listen to our latest FT World Weekly podcast.
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"20.10.2016 05:15:07" ft.com Have your say: Join the discussion on who won the third and final presidential debate In weeks leading up to election, readers respond to presidential campaign Here's your hub for reactions to the third presidential debate.
"20.10.2016 05:01:03" ft.com Matteo Renzi's task complicated by criticism from his own ranks Italy's PM struggles to convince some colleagues to back referendum vote And if he loses, all bets are off.
"20.10.2016 04:50:01" ft.com Ed Luce: Rarely has there been a presidential debate so one-sided as the final Trump-Clinton contest Donald Trump committed the electoral version of his sex tape pre-confessions at the final debate. The final debate seemed like the first time Donald Trump internalised that he will likely lose.
"20.10.2016 04:30:05" ft.com Trump refuses to commit to accept election result in final debate Clinton accuses Republican rival of being 'puppet' of Russian leader Vladimir Putin "I'll keep you in suspense.”
"20.10.2016 04:19:34" ft.com Debate highlights: the key Clinton-Trump exchanges The third and final presidential debate did not lack the character attacks and needling of the first two, but they came amid policy clashes that brought out some of the sharpest contrasts between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The most memorable From questioning election results to calling each other puppets: These are the most important Clinton-Trump exchanges to know about.
"20.10.2016 04:06:24" Taco truck wall This was the scene in Las Vegas that greeted Donald Trump before the final presidential debate.
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"20.10.2016 03:31:57" Clinton or Trump: Who do you think won the final presidential debate?
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"20.10.2016 02:40:47" ft.com So who won? Tell us what you think about the final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In the weeks leading up to election, readers respond to presidential campaign Join the discussion.
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"20.10.2016 02:38:58" blogs.ft.com As it happened: The final debate between Clinton and Trump Here's how it played out. Donald Trump refused to say whether he would accept the results of the election.
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"20.10.2016 02:17:17" ft.com Clinton calls Trump Putin's puppet in final presidential debate Candidates clash over guns, abortion and immigration 20 days before election Trump replied: "No, you're the puppet."
"20.10.2016 02:10:55" blogs.ft.com Donald Trump just refused to say he will accept the results of the election "I'll keep you in suspense." Donald Trump named one potentially fraudulent voter: Hillary Clinton.
“She shouldn't be allowed to vote. She's guilty of a very serious crime. Just in that respect, I say it's rigged.”
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"20.10.2016 01:56:45" blogs.ft.com Donald Trump on groping allegations: 'I didn't even apologise to my wife' because I didn't do anything Donald Trump says he did not apologise to his wife over the groping allegations because he did not do anything.
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"20.10.2016 01:41:23" Timeline Photos Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clash in the last debate of the election.
Tell us what you think of the debate: http://on.ft.com/2emce2l
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"20.10.2016 01:25:36" blogs.ft.com Donald Trump on immigration: 'We have some bad hombres here' Follow the debate live. Donald Trump was finally asked about "the wall" in the final debate of the election.
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"20.10.2016 01:16:17" ft.com Join the discussion: Tell us what you think about tonight's presidential debate In the weeks leading up to election, readers respond to presidential campaign Tell us what you think.
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"20.10.2016 00:55:22" blogs.ft.com Happening Now: It's Trump v Clinton, the final round Join us for the last US presidential debate before the election.
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"20.10.2016 00:30:50" ft.com The man who has quietly built up a global media empire Hollywood hopes new partners will be the key to a huge entertainment market Li Ruigang is universally described as the most connected individual in Chinese media, and for good reason.
"20.10.2016 00:15:18" ft.com The $100bn marriage: How SoftBank's Son courted a Saudi prince The story of how two leaders put together the world's largest private tech fund SoftBank and Saudi Arabia created the world's biggest technology fund.
"20.10.2016 00:00:59" ft.com The diverging fortunes of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, in one chart The final debate could be critical in deciding whether he can turn the polls around. Donald Trump's poll numbers have tumbled.
"19.10.2016 23:45:21" US presidential debate poll history Here's how the debates have historically affected the US presidential campaign.
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"19.10.2016 23:30:09" ft.com Disruptive donor fuels Trump's Republican revolt, and is upending the Republican Party too Rebekah Mercer is working to upend the party while getting its nominee elected The Mercers “don't back off from a fight”, one friend said.
"19.10.2016 23:15:19" US election poll tracker See how the US presidential campaign polls have shifted over the past month.
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"19.10.2016 23:05:07" ft.com Facebook chief defends Peter Thiel over Trump support Zuckerberg says network welcomes diversity of opinion as he stands by board member Mark Zuckerberg wrote that Facebook cares “deeply about diversity”, from race and gender to political ideology and religion.
"19.10.2016 23:00:20" ft.com Exxon is now backing 'serious action' on climate change Exxon backed the push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and that applying a cost to carbon was the best way of doing it. The company is trying to shed its image as industry laggard on green issues.
"19.10.2016 22:45:17" blogs.ft.com Israel and the US have the highest poverty rates in the developed world In both cases the problem appears to center around the lack of government intervention.
"19.10.2016 22:30:20" ft.com FT View: The price for Russian war crimes in Aleppo At this rate, Russia's bombardment of Aleppo alongside the Syrian air force will enter the annals of infamy long before the US or Europe can stop it. The west must recognise that the post cold war order is under attack.
"19.10.2016 22:15:45" Ed Luce on the final presidential debate Here's what is at stake in tonight's US presidential debate.
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"19.10.2016 22:13:44" New York Minute October 19 Here's what happened in markets today.
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"19.10.2016 22:00:13" ft.com You tell us: what are your expectations for the third presidential debate? Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are squaring off again. Have your say.
"19.10.2016 21:30:25" ft.com Airbnb is fighting for survival in New York Governor set to sign legislation likely to end start-up's business in Big Apple A proposed law could in effect end the home-sharing company's business in New York City.
"19.10.2016 21:00:19" ft.com A Chinese tech company had planned to unveil an electric car. Then the car was involved in a crash. Car crash throws a spanner in the works for Chinese tech group's arrival An unexpected hitch.
"19.10.2016 20:31:02" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition for October 20
"19.10.2016 20:30:53" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times international edition for October 20
"19.10.2016 20:30:22" ft.com Meet Vladimir Putin's favourite economist Former economy minister has shut 276 lenders and forced 28 others to reform “She is the economist Putin trusts the most,” says a senior Russian banker.
"19.10.2016 20:01:26" ft.com European tech start-ups are struggling European start-ups already attract much lower sums than similar companies based in the US Venture capital investment has dropped more than a third.
"19.10.2016 19:45:06" ft.com Russian accused of hacking US targets held in Prague Czech courts to decide whether the detained man will be extradited Czech police, working with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, said their officers arrested the man at a hotel in Prague.
"19.10.2016 19:30:13" ft.com The man who has been dubbed the 'Frank Underwood' of Brazilian politics has been arrested Eduardo Cunha masterminded impeachment of former president Dilma Rousseff Another victim of the Petrobras probe.
"19.10.2016 19:15:25" Trump and Clinton debate Here's what you need to know before tonight's presidential debate.
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"19.10.2016 19:05:06" ft.com European Space Agency in anxious wait for Mars lander's call Scientists lose contact with Schiaparelli probe after plunge towards red planet Scientists have lost contact with the Mars lander.
"19.10.2016 19:00:33" ft.com Aiming to improve performance, miner BHP Billiton wants gender balance in its workforce by 2025 Anglo-Australian miner says better gender balance of employees will improve performance The company said raising the proportion of women among its 65,000 employees was “the right thing to do”.
"19.10.2016 18:59:11" howtospendit.ft.com Discovering Baja California South of California lies Mexico's Baja Peninsula – a land of cinematic desert landscapes and turquoise seas, where myths live large and reality is no less intriguing. The fun starts more or less as you leave the airport.
"19.10.2016 18:45:22" ig.ft.com US election poll tracker: Here's who's ahead Find all the latest US election news. Who would win if the election were held today?
"19.10.2016 18:30:11" ft.com Germany unveils plan to pay the multibillion euro cost of storing tonnes of nuclear waste Utilities Eon, RWE and EnBW will pick up tab for decommissioning and dismantling their reactors The operators of Germany's nuclear power stations will pick up the tab.
"19.10.2016 18:15:43" Mosul's secret tunnels Fleeing jihadi militants are leaving a trail of destruction in Mosul.
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"19.10.2016 18:00:52" ft.com Opinion: Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and the power of female friendship — Nilanjana Roy Why alliances of respect between powerful women are common, and foundational 'It's probably unrealistic to expect that Obama and Clinton will be BFFs, but these moments of mutual respect and public accord should bury the old stereotypes.'
"19.10.2016 17:45:25" Dirty money: Trump and the Kazakh connection How Donald Trump's property empire is tied to a Kazakh family accused of laundering hundreds of millions.
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"19.10.2016 17:30:35" ft.com This legal case could derail the UK's plans for Brexit Government accused of underestimating strength of challenge The most serious legal obstacle so far to Britain's departure from the EU began with a fund manager, some British ex-pats and a Spanish hairdresser.
"19.10.2016 17:16:06" ft.com Britons join queue for 'golden visa' route to EU Britons who want to ensure they have a foothold in the EU after Brexit are looking at property investment as an option Prices start from as little as €250,000 in Greece.
"19.10.2016 16:27:04" ft.com Opinion: The sweatshop dilemma — Tim Harford 'While sweatshops are probably better than nothing, that doesn't mean nothing is better than sweatshops' Is there a plausible alternative to low-wage exploitation?
"19.10.2016 16:03:52" Hillary Clinton and coal country In coal country, how to help unemployed miners is the question that eclipses all else. Hillary Clinton is not viewed as a friend, but Donald Trump's plans are inspiring scepticism too.
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"19.10.2016 15:59:25" howtospendit.ft.com Rally Nippon: Japan's thrilling classic car rally Scenic roads and unique culture combine in the annual Rally Nippon, a 700-mile showcase of Japan's flourishing classic car scene. It had a 70-strong field that ranged from prewar cars by marques such as Bentley, Bugatti and Alfa Romeo to 1950s and 60s classics including Porsches, Ferraris and Mercedes.
"19.10.2016 14:59:48" ft.com Saudi Arabia's first bond sale is raising up to $17.5bn in emerging market record Strong demand from investors for the country's debut sale of sovereign debt has enabled it to eclipse Argentina's $16.5bn bond issue established this year, making it the largest by an emerging market in history. It's part of a plan to pivot the country's economy away from its reliance on oil, as falling energy prices open a growing budget deficit.
"19.10.2016 14:32:18" ft.com Property risks are looming over China's economy The government's moves to curb housing boom threaten to end run of steady GDP growth. Some experts are comparing China's current housing bubble to Japan's property market in the 1980s.
"19.10.2016 13:56:47" Financial Times's cover photo In a unique experiment, we are asking our readers to join politicians, academics and FT commentators to brainstorm ideas and solutions for the future of Britain outside the EU. Share your ideas at ft.com/futureofbritain
"19.10.2016 13:41:11" Explained: China's GDP growth China's third quarter GDP growth of 6.7 per cent was exactly on target. Here's what this means for the economy.
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"19.10.2016 11:59:05" Market Minute Here's what's happening in the markets on Wednesday.
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"19.10.2016 11:36:08" FirstFT Today's big stories:
- China's economic growth on target, Leonardo DiCaprio breaks silence over 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
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"19.10.2016 11:19:28" ft.com Dirty money: Trump and the Kazakh connection FT probe finds evidence a Trump venture has links to alleged laundering network. The Republican candidate's fortune is built on real estate -- the sector that US officials increasingly fear is a haven for ill-gotten wealth.
"19.10.2016 10:29:02" ft.com Investment in UK commercial property sinks after Brexit vote London and Scotland hardest hit as properties are withdrawn and deals fall through Analysts warn that “prices will likely continue to fall”
"19.10.2016 10:00:24" ft.com China GDP on target with 6.7% growth The figures defy fears of a sharp slowdown in the world's second largest economy. However, fears about the level of debt are mounting.
"19.10.2016 09:29:04" ft.com Introducing the Future of Britain project: a letter from the editor We want to contribute to this debate and we would like to our readers to participate. We believe the result will be to trigger original ideas and solutions about the UK's role in Europe and the rest of the world. It should also stimulate fresh thinking Introducing the Future of Britain project, where readers join FT thinkers and commentators to answer the question we're all left with post-Brexit: Now what?
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"19.10.2016 09:00:06" ft.com The $100bn marriage: How SoftBank's Son courted a Saudi prince The initial reaction to the SoftBank Vision Fund has been a mixture of awe and scepticism. The story of how two leaders put together the world's largest private tech fund.
"19.10.2016 08:30:18" ft.com Your guide to Theresa May's maiden EU meeting European leaders are hoping the UK prime minister will flesh out her soundbite “Brexit means Brexit” - but they are likely to be disappointed. Her negotiating position is becoming clearer.
"19.10.2016 08:12:48" ft.com Ecuador cuts off Julian Assange's internet access over US election worries WikiLeaks founder had been releasing emails from Clinton campaign Ecuador unplugs Assange
"19.10.2016 06:30:10" ft.com Gay marriage fires up the conservative Catholics in France Notebook: 'They never accepted the Revolutionary notion of individual freedom' Catholic conservatives still hold plenty of sway in France.
"19.10.2016 06:20:06" ft.com Analysts dismiss 'carbon bubble' warning IHS Markit says climate change threat to oil and gas assets is overblown Analysts reject warnings of a 'carbon bubble' saying the transition to renewable energy would take decades
"19.10.2016 06:00:07" ft.com The time for Mario Draghi to decide whether to act on the ECB's QE programme is fast approaching Stage set for battle with Germany as Draghi seeks to boost recovery Until now, the ECB has been able to sidestep the controversy.
"19.10.2016 05:30:07" ft.com Angela Merkel's migrant policy is costing her support in traditional party strongholds German chancellor faces struggle to hold on to traditional party strongholds in coming elections "We have a lot of work to do.”
"19.10.2016 05:00:07" ft.com Angela Merkel has invited Vladimir Putin to Germany for Ukraine peace talks French president Hollande and Ukraine's premier Poroshenko will also attend meeting She downplayed expectations, saying “one shouldn't expect miracles” from the meeting.
"19.10.2016 01:38:03" Coal Country, USA Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump is an election dominated by character attacks. But in coal country, a single policy question — what to do about unemployed miners — still eclipses all else.
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"19.10.2016 00:30:13" ft.com Former Republican majority leader: America needs a bipartisan approach for economic recovery Healthy competition between parties is best tonic for US Eric Cantor writes: "So which party is best placed to address the problem? As a life-long Republican, I believe my party generally has better policies for prosperity, but I have never believed good economic policy is our exclusive prerogative."
"19.10.2016 00:00:33" ft.com Hillary Clinton pledged $30bn to revive America's struggling coal country. But it's not winning her votes. Despite a $30bn pledge to revive Appalachia the Democratic nominee is struggling Many US coal miners don't disagree with some of Hillary Clinton's plans. They say they don't like her "uncaring" tone.
"18.10.2016 23:30:39" ft.com The emails released from WikiLeaks open a window in how Clinton World spins Hacked messages show how aides sought to insulate Democratic nominee from attack Here are 5 things we learned from the newly leaked Clinton emails.
"18.10.2016 23:07:48" New York Minute October 18 Catch up on today's markets news.
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"18.10.2016 23:00:44" ft.com Bad results for Manchester United and Barcelona on the pitch, great news for bookmakers Revenues rise 12.1% in three months to September as online business increases “Manchester United have stuttered again and that helped us, and FC Barcelona — which always attracts a lot of money — is the same."
"18.10.2016 22:30:14" ft.com Liberating Mosul won't necessarily secure Iraq's future A key question is whether the country can reunite around the offensive Mosul will be liberated, but Iraq's future hangs in the balance.
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"18.10.2016 22:15:15" ft.com Yahoo says customers aren't quitting its services despite its massive data breach Internet company's earnings top expectations as it presses on with Verizon deal Marissa Mayer, Yahoo chief executive, says the company saw “solid financial performance”.
"18.10.2016 22:00:56" ft.com US energy: California's cleaner dream The state has attracted criticism over the plan to shut its last nuclear plant as part of its bid to cut emissions California plans to close its last nuclear plant. But is it the victory for the environment supporters think it is?
"18.10.2016 21:30:08" ft.com 'They use our people as human shields': Tunnels and booby traps complicate march on Mosul Battle-hardened Isis guerrilla fighters pose grave risk to advancing Kurds Our report from the battle for Mosul.
"18.10.2016 21:15:15" ft.com Spinal Tap bassist sues Vivendi for $125m He alleges fraud and breach of contract by Vivendi. 'Derek Smalls' from This Is Spinal Tap is taking his legal battle with Vivendi up to 11.
"18.10.2016 21:00:19" ft.com Germany's finance minister wants a joint EU defence budget Pooled resources would be larger than Russia's, says German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble told an audience at a Berlin think-tank that the EU would “soon need a common defence budget”, adding that by pooling its resources the EU would have a military budget several times larger than Russia's.
"18.10.2016 20:30:33" ft.com The pound is having a good day for a change Government lawyer says vote 'very likely' on final EU deal It's the currency's best day since fears of a “hard Brexit” gripped the currency market two weeks ago.
"18.10.2016 20:19:39" Obama's message to Donald Trump: "Stop whining." Barack Obama's message to Donald Trump: "Stop whining."
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"18.10.2016 20:01:06" ft.com Thanks, Brexit. Suddenly everyone wants to be German. It is not all that long ago that to be German in Britain was a burden. What a difference an EU referendum makes.
"18.10.2016 19:39:24" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition for October 19
"18.10.2016 19:38:48" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times international edition for October 19
"18.10.2016 19:30:32" ft.com Leonardo DiCaprio has broken his silence over the Malaysian development fund scandal DiCaprio's representatives sought to determine whether he or his foundation “ever received any gifts or charitable donations directly or indirectly related to these parties Leonardo DiCaprio contacted the US Department of Justice after claims that stolen money was used to fund The Wolf of Wall Street.
"18.10.2016 19:00:08" ft.com Barack Obama's message to Donald Trump: 'Stop whining' Concern rises about voters' trust in the integrity of the US electoral system "I'd advise Mr Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes."
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"18.10.2016 18:30:11" ft.com Carmakers' suppliers at risk of being hit by Brexit tariffs Suppliers to UK industry say uncertainty over trade agreements may force them to relocate overseas Before a new Bentley SUV purrs away from the showroom, its bumper will have crossed the English Channel three times.
"18.10.2016 18:00:38" ft.com Saudi Arabia has begun taking orders for its first international bond sale Prices are expected to tighten when the sale is finalised on Wednesday and bankers say early demand has been strong. It will be dollar-denominated debt due in 5, 10 and 30 years.
"18.10.2016 17:31:03" Oil groups and electric cars The rise of electric cars is bad news for oil companies.
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"18.10.2016 16:10:06" ft.com Oil groups 'threatened' by electric cars Rating agency Fitch says growth in battery powered vehicles could prompt investors to sell out of energy companies “They need to have a plan,” says Alex Griffiths of Fitch rating agency.
"18.10.2016 15:20:44" ft.com Bernie Sanders' brother is on the campaign trail in David Cameron's old parliamentary seat The Brooklyn-raised former social worker campaigns for the Green party Is he jealous of his brother's success? “If I was living next door, I'd have a little difficulty,” he said. “At 3,000 miles, I have nothing but pride.”
"18.10.2016 15:20:02" ft.com Podemos is still waiting to conquer Spain The stunning self-immolation of the Socialist party, its main rival on the left, has given Podemos an unexpected opportunity. Internal tensions are threatening the anti-establishment party.
"18.10.2016 13:29:14" ft.com Norway's oil fund has been urged to invest billions more in shares A government report says 70% of assets should be invested in equities. Taking on more risk.
"18.10.2016 13:12:06" ft.com Goldman Sachs profits soar 60% on strong trading Better than expected Q3 result highlights bright quarter for big Wall Street banks Results from Goldman Sachs add to evidence of an unusually bright quarter for Wall Street's investment banks.
"18.10.2016 12:54:27" ft.com Is it ever OK to fall asleep at the movies? Agony uncle David Tang on why snoozing is permissible, but snoring is totally unacceptable. 'Recently I went to watch a film called The Girl on the Train. Not only was it monotonous, but also pretentiously incomprehensible. Needless to say I fell asleep fairly soon.'
"18.10.2016 12:42:37" ft.com Ballooning over the Atacama Desert Though the world's driest desert is only a fraction of the Sahara's size, its beauty is inexpressibly haunting 'This must be one of the most magnificent views in all the world.'
"18.10.2016 12:32:03" ft.com UK inflation rises sharply to 1% in September Higher prices for clothing, energy and hotel accommodation drive inflation higher. Its highest level for almost two years.
"18.10.2016 12:05:39" FT Market Minute A break in the clouds for UK markets.
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"18.10.2016 11:42:55" ft.com Free to read: Tattoos are bringing a new form of body language to the office A YouGov poll last year found19 per cent of adults in the UK had a tattoo. In the US, 32 per cent of 18-44 year-olds have at least one. More workers have inked skin: is it still best to keep tattoos covered?
"18.10.2016 10:56:05" ft.com Ryanair cuts profit forecast on weaker pound Irish airline warns its strategy to fill its aircraft by cutting fares might reduce profits further. Airline turbulence.
"18.10.2016 10:13:00" Tales from Trump Country Watch: Supporters of Donald Trump on backing the property mogul.
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"18.10.2016 09:48:54" ft.com Why the prophets of Buffett get it wrong Miles Johnson on the difficulties of following the teachings of the legendary investor It's difficult following the advice of a legend.
"17.10.2016 19:37:08" ft.com Market grows for 'regtech', or AI for regulation Banks are increasingly using cloud computing, artificial intelligence and biometrics to comply with new financial rules. New technologies are monitoring how traders behave.
"17.10.2016 16:48:15" ft.com FT View: Scotland seeks a place between the UK and EU The compromise sought by Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's Nationalist first minister, could influence others. 'If Scotland does manage to retain aspects of EU membership within a state that leaves, it could become a model for other parts.'
"17.10.2016 16:46:40" The London business community's Brexit wishlist: The London business community's Brexit wishlist:
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"17.10.2016 16:15:54" Iraq has launched its much-anticipated offensive to recapture Mosul, its second city, from Isis, the biggest test yet in its two-year struggle against the jihadi force.
"17.10.2016 15:21:06" ft.com Trump shows why CEOs should shun private jets The billionaire may flaunt his aircraft but executives must beware the public relations risk "When deferential private jet pilots discuss the flight plan with their privileged passengers in an exclusive lounge, it sustains an illusion of Trumpian control."
"17.10.2016 14:55:04" ft.com Duterte to test South China Sea waters Outspoken Philippine president heads to Beijing and Tokyo New direction?
"17.10.2016 14:47:09" ft.com Brexit vote puts brake on flow of French bankers to London Concerns about the City of London as a financial centre causes rethink in Paris Capital controls.
"17.10.2016 14:30:24" ft.com Feedback on your dinner party chat will do you good Just as with other skills, we benefit from clear and direct views that help us improve "The test of unsolicited feedback is not whether it is rude or unwelcome, but whether it serves the greater good." Lucy Kellaway.
"17.10.2016 14:25:33" First FT Today's big stories: Mosul offensive; China's space mission.
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"17.10.2016 14:01:19" ft.com Trump son-in-law in bid to create post-election TV start-up Jared Kushner held talks with the founder of an investment bank that has been involved in some of the biggest media deals of recent years, including Liberty Global's $23.3bn acquisition of Virgin Media. Trump TV?
"17.10.2016 13:16:05" ft.com Central European nations struggle to raise future workers Political rhetoric is against refugees taking vacant jobs Special Report: Investing in Central & Eastern Europe
"17.10.2016 13:07:05" ft.com Crown Resorts staff detained in China crackdown Shares in James Packer's Australian group fall 14% in clampdown on marketing of gambling China is cracking down on gambling.
"17.10.2016 12:48:06" ft.com Snapchat reinvents itself ahead of IPO Photo messaging company has been able to adapt to a fast-changing market and appeal to advertisers “No one would have bet on Snapchat being as big as it is. It used to get dismissed as a naked selfie platform,” says Rich Greenfield, an analyst at BTIG.
"17.10.2016 12:20:15" ft.com PepsiCo launches multibillion-dollar health drive US food and drink group to reduce sugar, salt and fat in its products "In the past we had to have a taste trade-off. But we're breaking that trade-off."
"17.10.2016 12:07:05" ft.com Saudi Arabia's bond sale: what to watch for The Kingdom's desire to raise between $10bn and $20bn is seen as being matched by demand of up to $50bn Turning up the heat.
"17.10.2016 11:31:49" The FT's Market Minute video In the markets today, gilts are surging.
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"17.10.2016 11:06:05" ft.com China launches longest manned space mission Shenzhou 11 spacecraft will carry astronauts to space station to test limits of human survival "May the strides that the Chinese people make into space be ever bigger and ever further, and contribute to the creation of our country as a great power in space."
"17.10.2016 10:29:15" ft.com FT Executive MBA Ranking 2016 This year's listing, analysis of top-placed schools, profiles, key and methodology The joint programme delivered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Kellogg School of Management has returned to the top of the FT's EMBA ranking.
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"17.10.2016 10:07:23" ft.com Iraq begins fight to recapture Mosul Prime minister Haidar al-Abadi launches operations against Isis The battle for Mosul.
"17.10.2016 10:00:59" ig.ft.com Interactive: Trump's Russian connections Pressure on Donald Trump over his ties with Russia has grown after the US formally accused the Russian government of attempting to meddle in November's presidential election. But the connections go back three decades. Three decades of links explained.
"17.10.2016 09:30:08" ft.com Iraq begins battle to recapture Mosul Iraq's second city has been under Isis control since June 2014 “The hour of victory has come and the operations to liberate Mosul have come,” said Haidar al-Abadi, Iraq's prime minister, in a late-night television address.
"17.10.2016 09:04:39" ft.com UK looks at paying billions into EU budget after Brexit Plan would let finance sector keep single-market access Access to the single market will come at a cost.
"16.10.2016 21:15:06" ft.com Clinton, Trump and the 'dirty lens' problem — Gillian Tett's latest column 'Periodically, we all need to try to embrace a completely different world view, or at least listen patiently to others.'
"16.10.2016 18:21:50" ft.com Can Mark Cavendish sprint to a second world road race title? The British cyclist is joint-favourite with Colombia's Fernando Gaviria, according to an FT analysis
"16.10.2016 18:01:25" ft.com Free to read: Why the west has abandoned Aleppo — Simon Kuper's latest column 'It's fun to mock anyone who wants to help refugees as a naive metropolitan elitist. However, if that's your position, you then have to own the death of a kid on the Aleppo hospital floor' 'The UN Refugee Agency's 2015 budget shortfall was about half what Europeans spent on pet food.'
"16.10.2016 17:10:54" ft.com Opinion: the best answer to Russian aggression is containment The country's greatest vulnerability is its economy, so strong sanctions will hurt
"16.10.2016 16:29:04" ft.com The secrets of the UK's most fiendish quiz show Josh Spero explains the importance of lateral thinking — and a working knowledge of the Elton John songbook For all you Only Connect fans out there.
"16.10.2016 16:28:15" ft.com UK looks at paying billions into EU budget after Brexit Plan would let finance sector keep single-market access Could the UK end up paying more to the EU to keep market access after it leaves?
"16.10.2016 16:07:49" ft.com Donald Trump's final throw of the dice The chief obstacle to the candidate's victory is his character. He just cannot help himself Why no-one should take comfort from Trump's likely defeat
"16.10.2016 15:30:35" ft.com What it means now to be a man William Leith on the new literature of masculinity Are concepts of 'manliness' outdated in a world where machines do the heavy lifting?
"16.10.2016 15:25:45" blogs.ft.com Gavyn Davies blog: will Brexit cause a sterling crisis?
"16.10.2016 15:01:47" ft.com Qatari investors await World Cup preparations before they 'dive in' In a market hit by the falling price of oil, it is hoped new residential developments ahead of the 2022 tournament will spark a revival Only 3 per cent of the local super-rich said they planned to buy property in Doha, Qatar's capital, this year. But next year, it's a different story...
"16.10.2016 14:01:07" ft.com For sale: five wine estates or properties with vineyards How about a 19-bedroom castle in Tuscany set to produce 150,000 bottles of Chianti per year?
"16.10.2016 13:08:04" ft.com The Ig Nobel prizes: in praise of ridiculous research — Tim Harford's latest column 'The awards are enormously silly but the research they highlight might tell us something about the world.'
"16.10.2016 12:28:04" ft.com Lunch with the FT: satirist Ian Hislop The Private Eye editor talks to Henry Mance about Brexit, Boris and 'landing a punch' 'It's an incredibly funny year.'
"16.10.2016 11:44:03" ft.com The story of hope behind Anne Frank's tree — and how it lives on The horse chestnut in Amsterdam made famous by the teenage diarist was destroyed in a storm, but not before saplings were taken. Saplings raised from Anne Frank's tree have been planted at the 9/11 memorial, and at schools and in Holocaust memorial sites across the world.
"16.10.2016 11:15:06" ft.com Valery Gergiev on Putin, power and performance The legendary but controversial conductor talks to John Thornhill He has almost single-handedly restored St Petersburg's historic Mariinsky Theatre to the front ranks of the world's greatest opera and ballet ensembles. But the maestro honoured as a People's Artist of Russia has also become one of the most prominent
"16.10.2016 10:22:03" ft.com Jeremy Paxman on the challenges of writing a memoir In theory, autobiography ought to be the easiest form of literature: no wrestling with rhyme or metre, no grasping at believable plots or plausible dialogue. Just tell it as it was . . . 'Public confession fits the mood of the times: everyone is always outing themselves or someone else, on Facebook or Twitter, in therapy or a recovery programme. Privacy is dead.'
"16.10.2016 09:41:08" ft.com Are you at risk of getting an almighty bill from the local church? Our latest Property Law column looks at chancel repair liability, which – if your house is subject to – could land you with an unholy bill 'In 2003, a couple who owned a farm in Warwickshire were forced to pay £350,000 (including legal costs) for repairs to a church. The couple had to sell their farm to pay for it.'
"16.10.2016 09:06:04" ft.com Five of the best: Cosy pubs in the Lake District Even non-walkers will enjoy refuelling at one of these In search of fine autumn scenery and hearty food?
"16.10.2016 08:21:04" ft.com What happened to the lost children of Israel? As a new state inquiry takes place, John Reed meets the families who believe their babies were stolen and given to childless couples More than six decades ago, Operation Magic Carpet airlifted 50,000 Yemenite Jews to a new life in Israel. In its aftermath, many families reported their babies missing.
(Photo: Tomer Ifrah)
"16.10.2016 08:00:28" ft.com Design classic: the Nintendo Game Boy On its Japanese launch in April 1989, the plastic pale-grey device with its four chunky buttons and cross-shaped controller sold out in two weeks. 'Despite its gender-biased title, more than 45 per cent of gamers in the US in the 1990s were women.'
"16.10.2016 00:01:04" ft.com Brexit is no reason for Scotland to go it alone Most Scots do not want to reheat the arguments about independence, writes Ruth Davidson
"15.10.2016 18:00:32" ft.com How to give your home a cinema room with blockbuster appeal Designers are creating upmarket features, from swimming pools with 10ft screens to movies activated using a 'Harry Potter' wand You need never go out again.
"15.10.2016 15:04:04" ft.com David Tang: 'Why I'm strictly a Bake Off man' Our agony uncle answers the big questions – such as: 'Which would you rather appear on, Strictly Come Dancing or The Great British Bake Off?' 'I would hate to go on Strictly because I dance like a tank on manoeuvres across a grouse moor.'
"15.10.2016 14:00:36" ft.com Home sales in Hampstead fall 13 per cent in a year Transactions in one of London's wealthiest areas are down significantly on last year. Some are blaming Brexit, but the real reason is unclear Once Hampstead was the haunt of poet John Keats. Today it is home to Harry Styles from the boy band One Direction, who, just possibly, penned the line “I promised one day that I'd bring you back a star; I caught one and it burned a hole in my hand, oh”
"15.10.2016 13:38:44" ft.com FTSE 100 slow to report on fight against modern slavery Only 2 UK groups issue rigorous statements on steps taken to address risk in their supply chains
"15.10.2016 12:35:06" ft.com Why homes on Nantucket, Massachusetts, are reeling in the rich The former whaling port off Cape Cod has some of the most expensive real estate in the US — and prices are rising 'Nantucket and its whaling history may form the backbone of the classic novel Moby-Dick, but there is no evidence its author, Herman Melville, set foot on the island before writing it.'
"15.10.2016 12:00:51" ft.com Jo Ellison: Donald Trump's 'locker-room' talk is no excuse Are women doomed to be gratuitously objectified forever more? I hope not. Why the would-be president is doing men a disservice as well as women.
"15.10.2016 11:00:39" ft.com Republican fundraiser Georgette Mosbacher: Trump is a 'decent man' The party establishment figure and friend to presidents talks about cloning her dog and why her old pal Donald deserves support 'Mosbacher greets me in a beaded silk-blend kaftan imprinted with her dog Guinevere's picture.'
"15.10.2016 10:37:05" ft.com From the archives: The Life of a Song — Like a Rolling Stone 'Here was pop at its most anti-ephemeral, as laden with significance as any heftier work of high art' In celebration of Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize for Literature, here's another chance to read the story behind one of his most legendary creations.
"15.10.2016 10:04:06" ft.com Why now is the time to replant borders (for gardens and wallets) With the pound falling, our gardening columnist Robin Lane Fox says we should plan ahead for next spring Buy your plants from Europe before their prices increase.
"15.10.2016 09:00:41" ft.com London life: how long can I keep going to the cool hairdresser? It may serve beer and prosecco, but what is the point if you don't leave with a cool haircut? With haircuts, I never minded much about the hair, but the questions. “What are you doing tonight?” is impossible to answer without sounding weird or boring or both. “Oh, I just plan to cook cutlets and eat them with my wife.”
"15.10.2016 08:30:17" ft.com Great Place to Meet: Catch up with your contact at Adolfo, Toledo Gourmet dishes served to impress clients in a city south of Madrid It's a view El Greco would have appreciated
"15.10.2016 08:04:03" ft.com Recipe: Fuchsia Dunlop's boiled pork slices with sizzling chilli oil This version of a classic Sichuan dish is easy to make at home and excitingly sizzly.
"15.10.2016 07:00:15" ft.com Pink Snow: The FT's ski special Austria's Arlberg unites; secret skiing in North America; hamlets that are hotels; telemark ski school, and more Catch up on the latest from the world of winter sports, from far-flung ski adventures to the coolest kit around.
"15.10.2016 06:01:05" ft.com Cycling along the old Iron Curtain Our writer sets out to be the first to complete the newest and longest of the 'EuroVelo' bike routes From Norway to the Black Sea — by bike.
"14.10.2016 22:00:52" ft.com Dentsu's Tokyo HQ is raided over a worker's suicide The company is notorious for its long hours and heavy pressure on staff to toil late into the night The Japanese advertising agency is being targeted as part of a 'death by overwork' investigation.
"14.10.2016 21:01:21" ft.com Wells Fargo has been hit by a sharp drop in new accounts Earnings fall is a reminder that sales scandal is not the bank's only problem The bogus accounts debacle has undermined the US bank's reputation for steering clear of the scandals that have engulfed larger rivals.
"14.10.2016 20:30:13" ft.com The Greek government is at odds with Orthodox clergy over religious teaching plans Prime minister Alexis Tsipras treads carefully on reform as the Greek church holds political sway Greece's education minister has been damned as a 'wretched man' and 'religious racist'.
"14.10.2016 20:15:06" ft.com Robert Shrimsley: The pressures of being one of the international elite If I mess up at the global level, can I still be part of the national elite or am I back down to the lower leagues? 'Last week, Theresa May, our new prime minister, denounced me as part of the enemy within.'
"14.10.2016 20:00:36" ft.com From the archives: Racism and fees fire up Gina Miller SCM Private's co-founder on being a female fund manager campaigning against hidden fund charges Gina Miller is leading the legal battle against Brexit. But who is she?
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"14.10.2016 19:45:42" Clintons' accumulation of wealth invites campaign attacks Since leaving the White House in 2001, Bill and Hillary Clinton have earned $237m, according to their tax returns. Their accumulation of wealth is likely to shadow policy debates if Hillary becomes the next US president.
"14.10.2016 19:41:41" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times international edition for October 15
"14.10.2016 19:30:28" ft.com Twitter — perched out on a limb Potential buyers of Jack Dorsey's messaging platform are thin on the ground Why Twitter is looking lonely and left out.
"14.10.2016 19:05:07" ft.com An obituary for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after its untimely death The innovative and popular smartphone with a big screen was taken off too soon 'The phablet is dead. Long live the phablet.'
"14.10.2016 18:50:46" ft.com Donald Trump's terrible week takes its toll in the polls The Republican campaign's aggressive strategy appears to be backfiring The new Trump strategy: fire up your core base of support while aiming to depress turnout among unenthusiastic Clinton voters.
"14.10.2016 18:30:27" ft.com Donald Tusk: the idea that Britain can retain EU benefits after leaving is 'pure illusion' European Council president dashes the hopes of those wishing the UK could remain inside single market or negotiate some special form of association 'The only real alternative to a hard Brexit is no Brexit.'
"14.10.2016 18:15:50" Why Twitter's suitors have cold feet Why do Twitter's potential buyers have cold feet? We look at the prospects for the 140-character messaging service.
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"14.10.2016 18:01:04" ft.com What happened to the lost children of Israel? As a new state inquiry takes place, John Reed meets the families who believe their babies were stolen and given to childless couples More than six decades ago, Operation Magic Carpet airlifted 50,000 Yemenite Jews to a new life in Israel. In its aftermath, many families reported their babies missing.
(Photo: Tomer Ifrah)
"14.10.2016 17:45:15" ft.com 'Ostrich' Republicans disown Donald Trump but cling to election hope New Hampshire senator Kelly Ayotte personifies the quandary into which party has been thrown Republican candidates are truly caught between a rock and a hard place.
"14.10.2016 17:29:40" ft.com EXCLUSIVE: Twitter suitors vanish as Salesforce rules out bid CEO Benioff says messaging platform is not 'right fit' for his cloud company Salesforce on Twitter: 'It wasn't the right fit for us.'
"14.10.2016 17:01:29" ft.com Opinion: Investors are ill equipped for our unfathomable future The danger in finance is that investment groups will be wiped out by price swings from political shock Here are three issues that are shaping today's markets.
"14.10.2016 16:45:10" ft.com UK gilt yields soar on 'hard Brexit' and inflation fears Bond sell-off follows comments from governor Mark Carney that the BoE is willing to tolerate higher prices The Bank of England says it is willing to tolerate 'some' inflation from a weaker pound - and the markets reacted.
"14.10.2016 16:30:23" ft.com Lunch with the FT: satirist Ian Hislop The Private Eye editor talks to Henry Mance about Brexit, Boris and 'landing a punch' 'It's an incredibly funny year.'
"14.10.2016 16:01:29" PunkFT: An analysis of Trumponomics What does 'Trumponomics' mean and will it really help those Americans who have lost out from globalisation? We analyse the Republican candidate's economic policies.
Follow our coverage of the US election at: http://on.ft.com/2e2sFBH
"14.10.2016 15:30:28" ft.com China misses Xi Jinping's football goal Fans' tempers flare after losses to minnows dash World Cup hopes The president's dream of making China a football superpower is crashing down to earth.
"14.10.2016 15:00:38" ft.com Free to read - Rising prices start to hit home for UK shoppers Effects of the plummeting pound will crystallise costs of Brexit for UK public A post-Brexit vote reality check: 'It is all going up.'
"14.10.2016 14:45:09" ft.com China's two top chemicals groups are in talks to create a national champion Talks over a tie-up with Sinochem could complicate ChemChina's $44bn takeover of its Swiss rival Syngenta The combined group would have revenues of about $100bn.
"14.10.2016 14:28:39" ft.com Goldman Sachs wins $1bn Libya Investment fund lawsuit A High Court judge says she had dismissed the LIA's case that the wealth fund was subject to undue influence by Goldman Sachs The ruling comes after the court was told Goldman bankers tried to win lucrative business from officials at the Libyan sovereign wealth fund by offering to procure prostitutes, and buy tickets to football games and musicals.
"14.10.2016 14:00:32" ft.com Valery Gergiev on Putin, power and performance The legendary but controversial conductor talks to John Thornhill Too close to Vladimir Putin?
"14.10.2016 13:30:21" ft.com Thai focus turns to the king-in-waiting A crown prince with a chequered past may struggle to match his late father's revered status Thailand's crown prince has never generated the popular respect and affection given to the late king.
"14.10.2016 13:15:11" Timeline Photos Why the sharp sell-off of sterling represents a challenge by forex markets to the UK government's stance on Brexit.
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"14.10.2016 13:00:34" Market Minute - Markets expect December US rate rise What to watch for in the markets on Friday:
- the dollar rallies amid rising expectations of a US rate rise by Christmas;
- sterling remains lower over 'hard' Brexit concerns;
- US government bond prices weaken which adds to the pressure on UK gilt
"14.10.2016 12:46:43" ft.com China rethinks its developing world largesse as deals sour Chinese state development banks and funds have taken on a welter of risk in some of the most unstable countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia Is this the end to risky bets on the 'red elephants' of China's global financial diplomacy?
"14.10.2016 12:30:15" ft.com Currency investors need razor sharp political instincts Winners and losers on the foreign exchange market are decided by matters of state Normally, the currency market is slave to the humdrum cycle of economic data. This year is different.
"14.10.2016 12:15:08" ft.com Home sales in Hampstead fall 13 per cent in a year Transactions in one of London's wealthiest areas are down significantly on last year. Some are blaming Brexit, but the real reason is unclear Once Hampstead was the haunt of poet John Keats. Today it is home to Harry Styles from the boy band One Direction, who, just possibly, penned the line “I promised one day that I'd bring you back a star; I caught one and it burned a hole in my hand, oh”
"14.10.2016 12:00:16" ft.com Petrobras seeks normality after its corruption scandal Chief executive Pedro Parente's ambitious turnround hinges on the state not interfering The state has been told to leave Brazil's energy group alone, so it can recover from being the world's most indebted listed oil company.
"14.10.2016 11:45:15" ft.com TV debate kicks off the contest to lead the French right Frontrunners Nicolas Sarkozy and Alan Juppé were repeatedly challenged by their rivals on questions of integrity and credibility The seven candidates were questioned on topics ranging from the retirement age and taxes, to the burkini and their definition of secularism.
"14.10.2016 11:30:07" ft.com What will King Bhumibol's death mean for Thailand? The likely effects on politics, business and the nature of the monarchy Here's what to expect now in Thailand.
"14.10.2016 11:15:47" First FT - Thailand mourns, Trump lashes out Watch Friday's top stories:
- Thailand begins a period of mourning for its king;
- Donald Trump claims he's the victim of a conspiracy over sexual allegations; and
- Tesco and Unilever resolve Britain's Marmite crisis.
"14.10.2016 10:57:10" ft.com Elizabeth Warren urges Barack Obama to fire SEC chief Mary Jo White Scourge of Wall Street accuses president's appointee of standing in the way of transparency One of Barack Obama's senior appointees is under fire from Wall Street's biggest critic in Congress.
"14.10.2016 10:21:42" ft.com US bank earnings: here's 5 things to look out for Combined profits for the big six lenders are expected to fall about 9% per cent from the same period last year, to $20.1bn Here comes a good opportunity to take the pulse of the US consumer.
"14.10.2016 10:00:11" ft.com Student visa curbs will damage vital British university exports Mrs May refused to take students out of the immigration statistics when she was home secretary and is unlikely to do so as prime minister, even though opinion polls show the majority of Britons do not see students as immigrants and are happy for them to Britain still has a world-leading export industry: higher education. The Conservative government must not sabotage it.
"14.10.2016 09:29:07" ft.com Screen use can affect your eye health in digital age The global average is 418 minutes — two minutes short of seven hours. In many cases, people may spend longer on screens than they do sleeping. Figures range from 317 minutes in Italy to 540 in Indonesia. The average US user clocks up 444 minutes (480 in “We are now spending the vast majority of our day looking at things less than a metre away. Our eyes are not designed to focus that close.”
"14.10.2016 09:00:06" ft.com Samsung bill for Note 7 debacle rises above $5bn Smartphone maker offers financial incentives to encourage customers to exchange their $880 Note 7 phones for other Samsung models. Analysts predict Samsung will lose a substantial amount of market share.
"14.10.2016 08:28:44" ft.com SoftBank and Saudi Arabia plan $100bn tech fund The plan will create one of the largest tech investment funds in the world and be based in London. The new fund would be the same size as all funds raised by US venture capital firms over the last two and a half years.
"14.10.2016 06:48:06" ft.com Trump lashes out at establishment over groping claims Republican presidential nominee attacks perceived enemies in fiery campaign speech “The corporate media in our country is no longer involved in journalism. They're a political special interest. And their agenda is to elect crooked Hillary Clinton"
"14.10.2016 06:24:05" ft.com Maldives to quit Commonwealth over human rights row Archipelago's rulers angered by criticism of corruption and authoritarianism Trouble in paradise?
"14.10.2016 06:00:27" ft.com Britain's largest fund managers face bigger risks from the UK leaving the EU than previously anticipated Mainland European investors account for up to a fifth of assets under management Why access to the EU's single market is crucial for UK fund managers.
"13.10.2016 21:00:16" ft.com China rethinks its approach after a surge in lending to risky countries The lower oil price is wreaking havoc on debt repayments Six of the 10 biggest recipients of Chinese development finance are considered to be most at risk of default.
"13.10.2016 20:30:22" ft.com Economists worry that a new wave of protectionism in the digital age is hurting global growth World trade is expected to grow more slowly than world economic output for the first time in 15 years Blocking moves.
"13.10.2016 20:06:30" Timeline Photos Just published: front page of the Financial Times international edition for October 14
"13.10.2016 20:00:40" ft.com Billionaires' wealth falls as second 'Gilded Age' loses shine The collective wealth of the world's ultra-rich has fallen for the first time since the aftermath of the global financial crisis Last year the world's billionaires lost 5 per cent of their fortunes, or $300bn.
"13.10.2016 19:30:40" ft.com Snapchat to lead 'mega unicorns' to market with $20bn IPO Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs prepare messaging app's US share sale A successful share sale would help pave the way for even larger tech companies from Uber to Airbnb to brave the public markets.
"13.10.2016 19:00:54" ft.com Inflation fears are casting a shadow over long-dated bonds Prices for the 30-year debt sold by the US, Germany and the UK heads for steepest monthly fall in a year The corrosive effect of inflation is starting to rival central bank stimulus as the driving force in capital markets.
"13.10.2016 18:40:08" ft.com A hard Brexit heightens the risk of insolvency, according to a new report Euler Hermes says failures would rise by a third if the UK leaves the EU with no new trade deals in place 'There's a little bit of a domino effect' if large, global companies left the UK.
"13.10.2016 18:20:06" ft.com Opinion: Republicans must look beyond Trump's October Surprise More scandals about the presidential candidate are expected before November 8, says Edward Luce 'To say the past was catching up with Donald Trump would be an understatement.'
"13.10.2016 18:05:06" ft.com Qatari investors are waiting for World Cup preparations to begin before they 'dive in to property market' In a market hit by the falling price of oil, it is hoped new residential developments ahead of the 2022 tournament will spark a revival Estate agents believe super-rich buyers are waiting for the government to commit to the planned investment in infrastructure before they commit.
"13.10.2016 17:50:09" ft.com Opinion: Bob Dylan's lyricism makes him a worthy Nobel Prize winner There is more to literature than words on a page and more to music than notes on a sheet, says Ludovic Hunter-Tilney Bob Dylan's literary links are numerous.
"13.10.2016 17:35:43" Why has the pound made Marmite cost more? Why are so many of Britain's most popular brands unavailable on the Tesco website? The UK's biggest supermarket group is resisting a price rise on products such as Marmite spread and Pot Noodle, which their maker Unilever blames on the falling
"13.10.2016 17:21:24" ft.com Donald Trump: the latest accusations of sexually aggressive behaviour Women have come forward to make allegations against the Republican presidential candidate The Trump campaign has denied all the allegations.
"13.10.2016 17:00:27" ft.com Opinion: Samsung was too speedy for its own good The worst reputational damage occurs when a company reveals the dark side of its competitive advantage, says John Gapper 'Every product recall is painful but Samsung contrived to turn this one into a fiasco.'
(Illustration by Ingram Pinn)
"13.10.2016 16:45:06" ft.com Bionic implants, synthetic corneas and other ways that we can bypass the eye British pensioner Ray Flynn became the first person to receive a bionic eye implant to restore his lost vision — without the need for his own eyes. Meet the 81-year-old who can now see with his eyes closed.
"13.10.2016 16:30:25" ft.com How to ask for a pay raise . . . and get it The first rule of negotiating a pay rise is to ask for it. One managing director gave every employee who made such a request an increase. Only half the 200 people who reported to him, however, asked for more money. Be polite. But don't leave the room without an answer.
"13.10.2016 16:15:04" ft.com Hate crimes in the UK surge 41% after the Brexit vote Reported offences are more than two-fifths higher in July than at the same time last year The public debate ahead of the EU referendum appears to have sparked a rise in anti-immigration sentiment across Britain.
"13.10.2016 16:01:00" ft.com Bob Dylan's lyrics: FT reporters pick their favourites Our journalists choose their highlights from the Nobel Prize winner's six-decade career The best of Dylan... in his own words.
"13.10.2016 15:47:22" ft.com Turkey's tilt to Russia changes the dynamics of Syria's battlefield Erdogan has made up with Putin and now hopes to prevent Syrian Kurds from securing territory near its border Why Vladimir Putin looks as though he is getting his own way in Syria.
"13.10.2016 15:00:53" ft.com Jonathan Margolis: More millennials switch off social media Fatigue with Facebook and Twitter oversharing leaves many reaching for basic phones Why a less distracted life is becoming more appealing to young adults.
"13.10.2016 14:30:33" ft.com Free to read - Nigeria grapples with a demographic conundrum Africa's rapid population growth was touted as an attraction to investors but is seen now as a risk Is Africa's population expansion a dividend or a disaster?
"13.10.2016 14:10:41" Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature The moment when Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature for his role in 'creating new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition'.
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"13.10.2016 13:55:02" ft.com The Clintons' accumulation of wealth invites campaign attacks The couple's $237m earnings since 2001 are likely to shadow policy debates if Hillary becomes president After Bill left the White House in 2001 the Clintons were $12m in debt. But in 2014 alone they earned $28m, according to their tax returns.
"13.10.2016 13:40:10" ft.com Why should Britain pay for a Brexit divorce? EU officials say the UK is on the hook for past spending commitments Britain's planned departure from the EU forces a financial reckoning that politicians had imagined would never be needed.
"13.10.2016 13:25:27" Thailand's king dies aged 88 Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died in a Bangkok hospital after a 70-year reign.
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"13.10.2016 13:10:12" ft.com China's exports fall as concerns over demand grow Markets sent lower as September trade data adds pressure to the renminbi A weaker currency has failed to help Chinese exporters sell the world more.
"13.10.2016 12:55:07" ft.com Republican fundraiser Georgette Mosbacher: Trump is a 'decent man' The party establishment figure — once known as 'Hurricane Georgette' — talks about cloning her dog and why her old pal Donald deserves support Donald Trump found the way to Georgette Mosbacher's heart. Despite his well-known aversion to germs — manifested for years by a reluctance to shake hands — he was willing to make allowances. 'He let me bring my dog on his plane,' she says. “For a
"13.10.2016 12:40:48" ft.com Nicola Sturgeon: Second Scottish referendum bill to be published next week First minister says it is 'high time' the UK prime minister respected the 62% of Scottish voters who opposed leaving the EU Scotland's first minister says Scottish voters should be able to reconsider their position before the UK leaves the EU.
"13.10.2016 12:24:37" ft.com King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand dies aged 88 The death of the monarch after seven decades on the throne throws the kingdom into flux BREAKING NEWS: The world's longest-reigning monarch is dead.
"13.10.2016 12:14:49" ft.com Bob Dylan wins the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature Swedish Academy hails the 'poetic expressions' of the 75-year-old songwriter 'He is probably the greatest living poet.'
"13.10.2016 11:55:36" The post-Brexit pound plunge has threatened the price of the UK's most British product: Marmite. Where do you stand on this important issue? Read more here: http://bit.ly/ft-marmite
"13.10.2016 11:38:19" FirstFT - €20bn Brexit bill, Trump grope claims Watch Thursday's top global stories:
- Britain faces a €20bn Brexit bill;
- more groping claims against US presidential candidate Donald Trump; and
- Wells Fargo's chief executive steps down.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/2dOMjoI
"13.10.2016 11:21:52" Growth fears swirl over China data What to watch in the markets on Thursday:
- European and Asian equities slide after sluggish trade data from China spark global growth concerns;
- as a result commodity prices, including oil, fall while precious metals and the risk averse yen and Swiss
"13.10.2016 11:04:02" ft.com Why has Tesco stopped selling Marmite on its website? And it's not just the yeast extract spread. It's other brands including Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Dove shampoo The answer is more complicated than you think.
"13.10.2016 10:30:42" ft.com Free to read - Simon Kuper: Why the west has abandoned Aleppo 'It's fun to mock anyone who wants to help refugees as a naive metropolitan elitist. However, if that's your position, you then have to own the death of a kid on the Aleppo hospital floor' 'The UN Refugee Agency's 2015 budget shortfall was about half what Europeans spent on pet food.'
"13.10.2016 10:00:14" ft.com Opinion: A heart-wrenching dispatch in the post-Brexit future 'It was the start of unaffordable price increases for consumers who for decades had known only deflation' The Great Marmite shortage.
"13.10.2016 09:31:05" ft.com Outlook for Credit Suisse's investment bank brightening Division rises to 4th place in global M&A table after advising on 3 big deals After a year of losses and scandals, of sackings and restructuring, something is finally going right at Credit Suisse's investment bank.
"13.10.2016 09:00:57" ft.com EU diplomats explore sanctions against Russians over Aleppo raids Britain, France and Germany are among the EU states exploring the possibility of targeting up to 12 Russians before next week's summit. The rift between Moscow and the west is deepening.
"13.10.2016 08:31:25" ft.com Opinion: Liberal order collides with will to power At a recent security gathering in China the subliminal message was the west should recognise that the old order has passed and it is time to engage with China in co-designing its replacement. 'The post-cold war settlement, organised around unchallenged US power, western-designed global institutions and multilateral rules and norms, has been eroded.'
"13.10.2016 07:02:05" ft.com Tesco pulls products over plunging pound Supplies of Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Marmite spread threatened Love it or hate it, Marmite supplies are under threat
"13.10.2016 07:00:25" ft.com The pound and the rand, a tale of two currencies Beaten up, illiquid, bumped around daily by chaotic politics — this is sterling today Opinion: Since the Brexit vote, the pound is acting more like an emerging market currency.
"13.10.2016 06:50:05" ft.com Donald Trump faces multiple groping claims Four women accuse Republican presidential candidate of unwelcome advances The allegations swirling around Donald Trump have exposed the deep and expanding fissures in the Republican party
"13.10.2016 06:35:04" ft.com May's push to avoid Commons vote on Brexit faces High Court test Challenging legal review of prime minister's strategy begins Testing times
"13.10.2016 06:28:03" ft.com Sony joins VR race with PlayStation headset Lower price and pool of PS consumers give group an edge over rivals like Facebook and Google It's a virtual battle
"13.10.2016 06:00:09" ft.com Opinion: Student visa curbs will damage vital British university exports The world-leading higher-education sector is at threat from the government's immigration crackdown 'If the UK no longer wants foreign university or English-language students, there are other countries that do.'
"13.10.2016 05:01:51" ft.com Opinion: why Erdogan's Turkey looks more like its despotic neighbours Insecure rulers in nearby countries have developed a well-armed guard to protect the regime, says David Gardner 'A republic shaped to be secular and westernised is in some respects beginning to resemble its Arab neighbours.'
"12.10.2016 21:30:35" ft.com Smart Money: the pound's longer, sharper Brexit shock Sterling's sharp sell-off represents a challenge by forex markets to the UK government, says John Authers 'Sterling's decline this month has been gradual and inexorable and reflects a steady loss of confidence.'
"12.10.2016 21:01:02" ft.com Google's DeepMind makes breakthrough to bring thinking computers a step closer DeepMind team's creation is able to solve small-scale problems without prior knowledge Thinking computers are on the way.
"12.10.2016 20:30:47" ft.com Opinion: The Brexit vote pushes Europe to redefine itself Member states have a choice: give up on the EU or transform it, writes Manuel Valls France's prime minister admits: 'The European project is in trouble.'
"12.10.2016 20:00:50" UK faces Brexit divorce bill of up to €20bn The UK is facing a Brexit divorce bill of up to €20bn. Brussels will insist the UK settles the overhang of joint financial promises that stretch back decades.
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"12.10.2016 19:30:42" ft.com Theresa May rejects a Commons vote on the UK's Brexit strategy The prime minister tells MPs they would have 'every opportunity to debate' the coming negotiations on Britain leaving the EU Her refusal reflects concerns in Downing Street that the prime minister should not disclose her negotiation tactics.
"12.10.2016 19:00:44" Pravin Gordhan on fraud charges South Africa's finance minister will be charged with fraud over an alleged rogue unit of the revenue service. Pravin Gordhan told the FT Africa summit in London that his conscience is clear.
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"12.10.2016 18:48:29" ft.com EXCLUSIVE: UK faces Brexit divorce bill of up to €20bn Unpaid budget appropriations, pension liabilities and other commitments make up total UK taxpayers may have to pay billions of pounds to Europe as the price of Brexit.
"12.10.2016 18:30:19" ft.com Tesco pulls products over plunging pound Supplies of Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Marmite spread are threatened The plummeting pound is a threat to your Marmite.
"12.10.2016 18:12:24" ft.com BREAKING NEWS: Fed minutes show holding rates was close call Some policymakers thought increase could be merited within months Fed officials were largely agreed that the case for a rise in short-term US rates had strengthened.
"12.10.2016 17:45:13" ft.com Analysis: Vladimir Putin sets out his stall with cold war bombast An apocalyptic posture is aimed at the White House winner and a demolition of pax Americana Moscow's actions suggest it is no longer willing to accept the 25-year-old, post-cold war pax Americana.
"12.10.2016 17:29:04" ft.com How Samsung's Note 7 became a sad footnote in smartphone history Less than eight weeks after going on sale, the handset has been consigned to history by the company Here's the short life and death of a fire-prone smartphone.
"12.10.2016 17:15:08" ft.com Opinion: Your passwords are a lot more vulnerable than you think Breaches allow hackers to know us better than we know ourselves, writes Lisa Pollack “Poppy95”, “iloveyou88” and “zxcvbn”. How hackers are getting to know us through our passwords.
"12.10.2016 17:00:58" Sterling: A political animal Can any movements in the value of the pound force changes in UK government policy over Brexit?
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"12.10.2016 16:45:13" ft.com Tronc leased a jet from a company controlled by its chairman The newspaper publishing group 'reimbursed' Michael Ferro's firm $400,000 The owner of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune has sparked corporate governance concerns over the leasing of a private jet.
"12.10.2016 16:30:21" ft.com The pound hits a record trade-weighted low The extent of relief at the prime minister's pledge of a parliamentary discussion before triggering the Brexit process fades It's bad news again for Britain's beleaguered currency.
"12.10.2016 16:15:12" ft.com Are you at risk of getting an almighty bill from the local church? Our latest Property Law column looks at chancel repair liability, which – if your house is subject to – could land you with an unholy bill 'In 2003, a couple who owned a farm in Warwickshire were forced to pay £350,000 (including legal costs) for repairs to a church. The couple had to sell their farm to pay for it.'
"12.10.2016 15:45:33" ft.com Companies turn off the tap on funding executive MBAs Corporate backing for students fades along with single-employer careers As the concept of lifelong careers at the same employer slowly fades into history, fewer and fewer EMBA students are securing full corporate sponsorship for their mid-career skills boost.
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"12.10.2016 15:15:12" ft.com Turks caught up in the crackdown against Gulenists seek justice Thousands of people accused after the failed coup feel that they have been unfairly treated 'They wouldn't even look at me. It was as if I was a terrorist.'
"12.10.2016 14:45:06" ft.com Mauricio Macri alters investor perceptions of Argentina if not the numbers The president's strengthening of institutions and the rule of law has raised hopes A different president but the substance of economic policy remains much the same.
"12.10.2016 14:15:06" ft.com China is seeking new ways to assert its authority in the South China Sea An academic with close ties to Beijing floats plan for controversial measure to control airspace China's second aircraft carrier could be a game changer.
"12.10.2016 13:45:07" ft.com Markets Insight: A dovish tilt beckons for the Fed Policy is expected to be tightened if moderate data continue and reaction to the US election is calm Even doves such as Fed chair Janet Yellen are cooing about a rise in US interest rates by the end of the year.
"12.10.2016 13:20:32" PunkFT: Trumponomics We delve into the realities of a Donald Trump presidency in the latest instalment of our Punk FT economics series.
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"12.10.2016 13:05:08" ft.com The pound rallies on Theresa May's promise of a Brexit debate Currency markets express relief at the prime minister's pledge of a parliamentary discussion before triggering the Article 50 exit clause Soothing words from the prime minister have helped the pound.
"12.10.2016 12:50:04" ft.com Free to read - Trump and Clinton have high hopes for Colorado's independents The swing state's young, unaffiliated voters are a tantalising prize for both campaigns "It is not that they are more liberal or more conservative. What we have noticed is that they don't affiliate with parties." Kelly Brough, president of the Denver chamber of commerce, on the high number of independent voters in Colorado.
"12.10.2016 12:35:02" ft.com Samsung's batteries may not be guilty as charged Analysts and technical experts believe the smartphone maker may have crammed in components more tightly than it needed to Has Samsung pushed the limits too hard in its quest to beat Apple?
"12.10.2016 12:10:08" ft.com The pound's fall is a mixed blessing for UK and foreign banks Here is how lenders are benefitting and losing from sterling's fall since the Brexit vote The decline in sterling is creating winners and losers.
"12.10.2016 11:55:39" The White House is Hillary Clinton's to take What impact has Trump tape made on his US presidential campaign? And how critical will the Congressional races be? Our editors analyse the latest developments in US politics.
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"12.10.2016 11:40:04" ft.com Samsung Electronics slashes its quarterly profit estimate by a third The Korean group's third-quarter sales projections are also cut following the Note 7 recalls The withdrawal of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone has burnt a hole in Samsung's bottom line.
"12.10.2016 11:25:13" First FT - Trump lambasts Republicans, Brexit debate Watch Wednesday's top stories:
- Donald Trump lambasts top Republicans;
- UK prime minister Theresa May agrees to a Brexit debate in parliament;
- Samsung slashes its quarterly profit estimate by a third.
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"12.10.2016 11:00:29" Market Minute - Sterling and politics, again What to watch in the markets on Wednesday:
- sterling recovers slightly after the UK government agrees to a parliamentary debate on the terms of Brexit;
- oil holds on to gains;
- Thai stocks wobble;
- the wait for signs on US rates from the latest Fed
"12.10.2016 09:06:44" ft.com Theresa May's executive pay plans meet further scepticism Doubts over effectiveness of boosting investor powers on tackling high pay awards The UK was the first country to bring in say-on-pay legislation but it appears to have had little effect
"12.10.2016 07:38:59" ft.com Britain's newspapers are 'nasty', says press regulator Sir Alan Moses urges editors to be more responsible when covering inflammatory issues, particularly such as immigration and race. Beyond words
"12.10.2016 07:03:03" ft.com May pledges parliament debate before triggering Brexit No commitment on whether to allow formal vote on Article 50 exit clause Let's talk
"12.10.2016 07:00:50" ft.com Living with a lower oil price becomes the new normal in the Gulf states Bahrain and Oman both need oil at more than $100 a barrel to balance the budget. Even wealthy Qatar, with the lowest regional break-even price of $55 a barrel, is trimming unnecessary costs to focus on project delivery for the 2022 football World Cup 'Budgets will be cut, it is inevitable. The deficits are just too high to pretend it is business as usual.'
"12.10.2016 06:00:48" ft.com Dear Lucy: Will Brexit hurt my legal career? I am scared of how the UK's decision to leave the EU will affect my employability Our agony aunt responds: 'Liking where you are living is at least as important as liking what you're doing.'
"12.10.2016 05:30:13" ft.com Why now is the time to replant borders (for gardens and wallets) With the pound falling, our gardening columnist Robin Lane Fox says we should plan ahead for next spring, buying plants from Europe before their prices increase. 'New border plants, bought and planted out now, will have established themselves far better than spring-planted ones by the time the great growth spurt of summer 2017 begins — I also expect them to be cheaper.'
"12.10.2016 05:00:39" ft.com Brexit: How to avoid a cliffhanger Most parties accept the need for a transitional deal but there is little agreement on the format Can Britain really engineer a smooth exit out of the EU?
"11.10.2016 22:30:06" ft.com Speculation grows Xi Jinping will defy China rule on leadership retirement The president faces a test of authority at the Communist party congress next year The move could cement President Xi's reputation as China's most powerful leader since Deng Xiaoping.
"11.10.2016 22:00:37" ft.com Emerging markets are displacing the US and UK in the foreign investment league India has overtaken China in FDI as greenfield investors go in search of growth Investors very often chase growth, and India looks to continue to deliver.
"11.10.2016 21:30:38" ft.com Want good reads? Listen to the Business Book Challenge podcast episode 2 We review six classic business books in 12 weeks. This week our innovation editor John Thornhill discusses 'Andrew Carnegie' by David Nasaw This week we look at the 2006 biography of Andrew Carnegie, the life story of the great Scottish-born industrialist and philanthropist.
"11.10.2016 21:00:28" ft.com Samsung feels the heat from its Note 7 fiasco The future of the line is in doubt with a risk of serious damage to the larger smartphone brand The failure of the Note 7 smartphone has raised questions over damage to the Samsung brand.
"11.10.2016 20:30:34" ft.com Norway's oil fund warns on lack of stock market listings The chief of the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund laments a reluctance of companies to go public The world's biggest sovereign wealth fund is worried where to invest $880bn if there are less companies, especially in the technology sector, going public.
"11.10.2016 20:01:10" ft.com Labor blocks Australian gay marriage vote over homophobia concerns The opposition party opposes the government's move saying it would lead to rise in hate speech and calls for a free ballot in parliament Plans for a referendum to legalise same-sex marriage in Australia look set to fail.
"11.10.2016 19:30:58" South Africa's finance minister to face fraud charges South Africa's currency fell more than 3% against the dollar after news emerged that its finance minister is to face fraud charges. Markets fear President Jacob Zuma is seeking to remove Pravin Gordhan in a factional struggle within the ruling ANC.
"11.10.2016 19:01:18" ft.com Valéry Giscard d'Estaing urges moderation in Brexit talks Former French president's message contrasts with hardening positions on both sides of Channel A former French president says Britain's vote to leave the EU is 'no drama'.
"11.10.2016 18:30:18" ft.com Brexit Briefing: The pitfalls of a trade pivot to Asia Some sobering points on negotiating trade deals with other countries The UK's second-largest export to China is gold, accounting for 17 per cent. But Chinese tariffs on gold are already zero. A UK-Chinese free-trade deal will make no difference.
"11.10.2016 18:00:17" ft.com Donald Trump reverts to bare-knuckled campaigning The Republican presidential candidate on his party critics: 'They don't know how to win — I will teach them!' The gloves are off and Donald Trump has vowed to make the final month of the US presidential campaign the nastiest yet.
"11.10.2016 17:30:35" ft.com Opinion: The markets have taught Theresa May a hard lesson on sovereignty The British government will learn about the limits of control in an open economy, writes Martin Wolf On Brexit: 'Politicians propose; markets dispose.'
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"11.10.2016 17:01:32" ft.com Japanese battery maker TDK reels from the Samsung Note 7 debacle The company's Amperex subsidiary in China relies on smartphones for 65% of its sales It's been a nightmare 48 hours for the maker of batteries for many of the world's smartphones.
"11.10.2016 16:45:06" ft.com Apple and Samsung are set for a historic Supreme Court showdown Both sides say patent dispute is a high-stakes battle over value of innovation and creativity The fight over iPhone copying is being taken to America's highest judges. And hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake.
"11.10.2016 16:30:29" ft.com The pound's continued fall roils UK bonds and sends the FTSE 100 to highs 10-year gilt yields are back to under 1% as the fall in sterling sets a nervous tone in markets UK government bonds could be the next Brexit-related sell-off in financial markets. Just when blue-chip shares are hitting new intraday highs.
"11.10.2016 16:20:07" ft.com Drinks industry: India's battle with the bottle India's official antagonism towards alcohol is a legacy of its revered independence leader Mahatma Gandhi, a teetotaller who viewed drinking as a major social evil and campaigned vigorously against it Prohibition in India is threatening one of the world's biggest untapped markets for alcoholic drinks.
"11.10.2016 16:00:38" ft.com Saudi Aramco warns of a global oil supply crunch The head of the world's largest oil producer says investment cuts by energy groups could hit crude output The world's largest oil producer says a collapse in investment by energy groups could see crude prices rise unpredictably over the next decade.
"11.10.2016 15:45:06" ft.com Jo Ellison: Donald Trump's 'locker-room' talk is no excuse Are women doomed to be gratuitously objectified forever more? I hope not. Why the would-be president is doing men a disservice as well as women.
"11.10.2016 15:30:13" ft.com Lobster roll demand drives prices to a 11-year high The success of burger and lobster restaurants has heightened demand for the crustacean Hipsters beware: your lobster roll is getting more expensive.
"11.10.2016 15:01:01" ft.com Chinese lawyers make open protest over online advocacy curbs Jurists demand a withdrawal of rules that stop them courting public support via protests or internet It's a rare show of defiance against Beijing's crackdown on activists.
"11.10.2016 14:30:04" ft.com Singapore shuts a second Swiss bank over the 1MDB corruption scandal The city state's Monetary Authority orders closure of Falcon Private Bank and fines UBS and DBS The action is the latest thrust in an escalating regulatory clampdown against financial institutions over Malaysia's scandal-hit 1MDB state investment fund.
"11.10.2016 14:15:17" ft.com The success of lithium-ion batteries is still fireproofed Industry is dependent on the technology until at least 2025 Past episodes of Li-ion battery fires in other devices could explain what went wrong with Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
"11.10.2016 14:00:38" ft.com FT Lex column - NFL / US broadcasters: turnover forced A permanent drop in American football audiences would be a setback for the TV networks When TV networks made long-term NFL deals, they gambled that ratings would be resilient for years. What has changed?
"11.10.2016 13:30:22" ft.com A record output of oil underlines Opec's struggle to raise prices The impact of a planned production cut is 'difficult to assess', says the International Energy Agency The oil market remains awash with crude.
"11.10.2016 13:00:13" ft.com South African assets hit after a summons is issued on its finance minister The rand falls and bond yields soar after prosecutors announce plans to charge Pravin Gordhan South Africa's currency dropped after prosecutors said they would charge Pravin Gordhan with fraud.
"11.10.2016 12:30:36" FirstFT - Samsung warning, Ryan abandons Trump Watch Tuesday's top stories:
- Samsung tells customers to stop using its now defunct Note 7 smartphone;
- House speaker Paul Ryan abandons Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump; and
- lobster prices on a roll.
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"11.10.2016 12:13:18" Samsung's fire-prone phones in 90 seconds What went wrong with Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 smartphone? It could be more than just an overheated battery. The handset has now been ditched but it could damage sales of Samsung's other smartphones.
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"11.10.2016 11:50:35" ft.com Free to read: Fed's Brainard in spotlight over Clinton donation Talk of a leading role in a possible Clinton administration comes alongside Republican criticism She has been tipped as a future Treasury secretary but her controversial donation has forced a rethink.
"11.10.2016 10:45:07" ft.com Samsung kills Note 7 model after second recall The smartphone maker takes drastic action as its brand is damaged by continuing overheating problems with the handset The troubled smartphone model has been consigned to history.
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"11.10.2016 10:32:56" Market Minute - Firmer US dollar, oil rallies What we're watching in the markets on Tuesday:
- a firmer US dollar bolsters expectations for a December policy tightening, with Treasury yields at a four-month high;
- the pound falls below $1.23 and £0.90 per euro, while 10-year gilt yields rise;
"11.10.2016 09:30:17" ft.com After tobacco, industry ponders where to draw the line Other sectors such as the food industry, chemical companies, and the beauty industry also raise questions A number of investment funds have ditched investments in tobacco companies. But what about other 'sin' stocks?
"11.10.2016 09:00:35" ft.com Digital-savvy millennials' future riches draw suitors Research shows they prioritise ethical concerns and lack faith in the investment industry Millennials do save - they just do it differently from their parents and grandparents
"11.10.2016 08:30:26" ft.com Recall debacle fuels Samsung brand concerns Sales are likely to be dented but hit to company's reputation is a bigger worry Will problems with the Galaxy Note 7 benefit rivals Google and Apple?
"11.10.2016 07:57:10" ft.com Brexit pushes VTB's Europe HQ out of London Russian state-controlled bank is considering Frankfurt, Paris or Vienna for its European hub Russian lender becomes the first big bank to say it is moving its HQ out of London.
"10.10.2016 21:00:47" ft.com Japan's 'karoshi' culture still produces dangerously long work hours A fifth of companies admit employees clocking at least 80 hours overtime a month The still largely taboo phenomenon of 'death by overwork' persists in Japan.
"10.10.2016 20:01:10" ft.com EIB chief warns UK will struggle without cheap EU loans Werner Hoyer says recent level of lending 'cannot be maintained' To replace cheap lending from the EU bank — €7bn on average in recent years — UK companies will have to look elsewhere after Brexit.
"10.10.2016 19:30:42" ft.com BP seeks to make a virtue of being boring Six years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, its chief executive is aiming for growth without deals 'It's like a cloud has lifted.'
"10.10.2016 19:00:40" ft.com Opinion: Donald Trump and the declining prestige of US democracy The presidential debates are a poor advert for the western system 'This campaign has presented an image of a troubled, divided and deluded US to the rest of the world. As a result, it has already dealt a serious blow to the prestige and power of the west.'
"10.10.2016 18:30:45" Yemen's civil war has turned even more bloody Saudi Arabia has been blamed for the latest air strikes in Yemen, the deadliest in the country's 20-month civil war, which killed more than 140 people. The US has become increasingly concerned about the loss of civilian lives, with more than 10,000 people
"10.10.2016 18:00:27" ft.com Germany: Berlin's war on gentrification As demand booms, officials want to prevent the city turning into another London Berlin is battling a property price boom.
"10.10.2016 17:45:09" ft.com Lebanese camps for Syrians witness the rise of the connected refugee In the Bekaa Valley local entrepreneurs are developing web services, smartphone apps and hardware for an 'internet of things' The technologies making refugee life more bearable.
"10.10.2016 17:31:11" India booze ban leaves hangover In April the Indian state of Bihar introduced prohibition. A draconian law banning the buying and selling of alcoholic beverages made rural women happy but the state's economy, and finances, has been badly hit.
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"10.10.2016 17:15:11" ft.com Paul Ryan says he will not defend or campaign for Trump Republicans move to limit electoral fallout from their presidential candidate's controversies Donald Trump's sure-footed debate performance has done little to heal the rifts in his party.
"10.10.2016 17:00:11" ft.com UBS is to launch a UK 'robo-advice' service The Swiss bank hails the move as a 'democratisation of wealth management' An automatic advice service is part of a $1bn investment drive to attract younger clients to the bank's flagging wealth management business.
"10.10.2016 16:40:44" Economist Nobel Laureate's forecast Is globalisation to blame for the loss of jobs? Angus Deaton, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for economics, says automation is a far bigger factor.
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"10.10.2016 16:20:11" ft.com The pound remains under pressure as negative sentiment persists Talk of a 'hard Brexit' is rattling the currency markets with sterling seen as staying vulnerable Expect the pound's drop to continue.
"10.10.2016 16:06:45" ft.com The price of oil has jumped to a year-high as Putin speaks up for an output cap Russia's president says it will join Opec efforts to stem the decline in the price of crude Vladimir Putin has been talking up oil.
"10.10.2016 15:30:09" ft.com Sovereign wealth funds pull $90bn from asset managers State-backed investment vehicles grapple with low commodity prices and disappointing returns It's not easy being an asset manager for sovereign wealth funds.
"10.10.2016 15:01:05" ft.com Brazil's President Michel Temer battles to sell his austerity reforms The government prepares to introduce a 20-year freeze on budget spending Austerity will be a tough sell.
"10.10.2016 14:30:33" ft.com Five factors are driving the outlook for gold Investors sitting on a 20% gain so far this year face choice of selling or doubling-down The dilemma for investors: has the gold price peaked for the year? Here are some things to consider.
"10.10.2016 14:00:22" ft.com Free to read - China's anti-corruption campaign is backfiring President Xi Jinping's drive to cleanse the Communist party of graft is tarnishing its image A new study finds that the higher the number of reported graft cases in a prefecture, the more people in the area perceive Beijing as being more corrupt than their local government.
"10.10.2016 13:30:15" ft.com The Short View: How to read the renminbi tea leaves The currency's fix will be seen as a signal China is comfortable with more depreciation Don't get too excited about the pace of any depreciation in China's currency.
"10.10.2016 13:00:58" ft.com Donald Trump v Hillary Clinton: the debate round-up Did the Republican candidate do enough to get his campaign back on track? The verdict from our US political commentator Edward Luce: Trump's performance stems the bleeding — for now.
"10.10.2016 12:31:06" acast.com Podcast: Finding harmony in Europe Listen to Lopo Champalimaud talk to Jonathan Moules in the latest episode of FT Start-up Stories “It's a hugely challenging market to work across, given all the different cultural and linguistic differences, but what an opportunity we have too. And I do think it takes a certain skillset to be able to operate in this very fragmented way.” - Lopo
"10.10.2016 12:15:09" ft.com Bengt Holmström and Oliver Hart share the 2016 Nobel economics prize The academics are honoured for their work on the theory of making contracts work to optimise incentives Their economic theory has helped to underpin employment contracts.
"10.10.2016 12:00:18" ft.com David Tang: 'Why I'm strictly a Bake Off man' Our agony uncle answers the big questions – such as: 'Which would you rather appear on, Strictly Come Dancing or The Great British Bake Off?' 'I would hate to go on Strictly because I dance like a tank on manoeuvres across a grouse moor.'
"10.10.2016 11:45:05" ft.com Samsung is hit again as US mobile carriers halt sales of the Note 7 The Korean company's shares drop amid reports that some replacement smartphones have caught fire Concerns are growing that new versions of Samsung's Note 7 smartphone may be no less susceptible to catching fire than the originals.
"10.10.2016 11:30:15" ft.com German police capture a Syrian terror suspect after a two-day manhunt Jaber Albakr was detained after explosives were found in a flat near Leipzig The hunt for the 22-year-old Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bomb attack highlighted concerns in Germany about the risks of terrorist violence.
"10.10.2016 11:15:36" First FT - Trump and Clinton, Samsung Watch Monday's top stories:
- Trump and Clinton clash in the second presidential debate;
- police in Germany arrest a 22-year-old Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bomb attack;
- Samsung cuts output of its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after US
"10.10.2016 11:00:10" ft.com Inside the rhetoric of the second Clinton v Trump debate The Donald was a disaster as a public speaker but he still managed to convey his message 'It was an ugly show all round — and it's not over yet.'
"10.10.2016 10:44:44" ft.com Advice for how to tweak a company's strategy for Brexit It would be criminal neglect to fail to react to new business conditions after the Leave vote Wise chief executives will not plot a precise course, but keep their options open so they are in a position to divert if required.
"10.10.2016 10:14:27" Market Minute - Sterling recovers, gilts still volatile What to watch in the markets on Monday:
- sterling recovers ground while gilts are still volatile;
- the Mexican peso and Canadian dollar are up, with currency markets calling for a Hillary Clinton victory;
- European banks look shaky again, led by
"10.10.2016 09:45:05" ft.com Frankfurt vies for UK banking jobs post-Brexit Germany considers changing labour laws to help woo banks away from London London aside, Frankfurt is by far the dominant EU location for bank operations.
"10.10.2016 09:29:58" ft.com Exclusive: Deutsche Bank was given special treatment in stress tests German lender's result was boosted by a special concession agreed by the European Central Bank “The circumstances mean that it is inevitable the market watchers will be suspicious and have some concern about the veracity of the results,” said Chris Wheeler, an analyst at Atlantic Equities.
"10.10.2016 09:00:09" ft.com Unisex loos are killing office gossip, says Lucy Kellaway Segregation of the sexes at work is being thrreatened by the rise of the gender-neutral toilet in offices Where Salesforce leads, the rest will follow.
"10.10.2016 08:30:31" ft.com UK retreats on plans to make companies list foreign workers The barrage of pressure from around the world prompts a U-turn Government waters down plans.
"10.10.2016 08:04:15" ft.com How to fly at the front for a fraction of the cost Few users of air miles will have the time, expertise or commitment to permanently transform their travel options. You can travel in luxury on the cheap, if you're savvy.
"10.10.2016 04:30:09" ft.com These are the top moments from the second Clinton-Trump debate Exchanges over character and personality of two candidates come to the fore in second debate "The video." Taxes. “Because you'd be in jail.” These are the moments you need to know about from the second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
"10.10.2016 04:24:01" ft.com Ed Luce: In the twisted context of America 2016, Sunday's debate served as Donald Trump's comeback Outrageous threats will delight existing fans but repulse the middle ground By the expectations game, Donald Trump “won” the second debate. He was expected to implode and did not.
"10.10.2016 04:15:35" Trump supporters reflect on leaked video Watch Donald Trump supporters explain why the leaked video of him bragging about groping women won't lose him their votes.
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"10.10.2016 04:06:14" ft.com Donald Trump regains footing in bitter second debate with Hillary Clinton Republican says rival 'would be in jail' if he were president as she attacks his comments on women They questioned each other's fitness to serve as president, and that was just the beginning.
"10.10.2016 02:52:35" ft.com The acrimonious Trump-Clinton debate Republican says his rival 'would be in jail' if he were president Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shared some of the most acrimonious exchanges ever seen on a presidential debate stage.
"10.10.2016 02:50:01" blogs.ft.com As it happened: The US presidential debate: Trump vs Clinton round two Taxes, leaked tapes, "locker room talk" and more. Here's what happened as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton shared a debate stage for the second time.
"10.10.2016 02:37:56" ft.com Ed Luce: Win or lose, Donald Trump's candidacy has awakened a new kind of politics — the white backlash Expecting to die younger than your parents goes against what westerners have taken for granted It's a virulent, new kind of politics — and it's not going away.
"10.10.2016 02:30:01" ft.com As Clinton and Trump debate, the Mexican peso is moving 'bigly' again The peso was on the front foot ahead of the debate. Early gains for the peso and also the Canadian dollar have been whittled away through the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
"10.10.2016 02:03:22" Clinton-Trump non-handshake No handshake. Here's how the debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump started.
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"10.10.2016 02:00:01" ft.com Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton: If I was in charge of the US legal system 'you would be in jail' Trump and Clinton clash. A bitter debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
"10.10.2016 01:50:38" Timeline Photos Photo: The FT's Courtney Weaver notes: "During a lot of the town hall questions, Trump appears to be looming behind Clinton while she is speaking - not great optics."
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"10.10.2016 01:29:46" blogs.ft.com Donald Trump on leaked tape: 'This is locker room talk' Follow the debate live. Donald Trump addressed the newly leaked video early in tonight's debate.
"10.10.2016 01:22:47" Timeline Photos Donald Trump brought up Bill Clinton within the first 18 minutes of tonight's debate.
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"10.10.2016 01:13:45" Timeline Photos New photo: The moment Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met on the debate stage tonight. There was no handshake between the candidates.
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"10.10.2016 00:59:09" blogs.ft.com It's Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump, round two American voters were braced for a brutal presidential debate. We're live-blogging the second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Join us.
"10.10.2016 00:27:53" US election poll shifting Here's how the polls have shifted towards Hillary Clinton since the first presidential debate.
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"10.10.2016 00:00:21" ft.com Donald Trump country shrugs Rarely has the gulf between elite and non-elite yawned so wide in US politics Don't count on the leaked Donald Trump tape changing the votes of his most ardent supporters.
"09.10.2016 23:45:03" ft.com Republicans fear Donald Trump tapes' impact on House and Senate Disavowing their presidential nominee at this time may not help vulnerable party members There's no easy solution for Republicans worrying about Donald Trump's impact on House and Senate races.
"09.10.2016 23:30:26" ft.com Republicans line up to dump Trump after latest scandal Leading figures withdraw their endorsements as long odds become 'enormous' But many of his loyalists have not.
"09.10.2016 23:15:09" ft.com From calls to quit to standing by him, here's what Republicans are saying about Donald Trump Calls for presidential nominee to stand aside as more than 30 senior party members speak out Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state under George W Bush. "Enough! Donald Trump should not be President. He should withdraw."
"09.10.2016 23:00:13" ft.com Some Republicans are fantasising about kicking Donald Trump off the ticket. That's nearly impossible. Party is looking hard at its options but it is limited with voting only a month away False hopes.
"09.10.2016 22:45:50" ft.com Christian minister outside Trump Tower: God has started to change Donald Trump for the better Leading figures withdraw their endorsements as long odds become 'enormous' Hear from supporters who showed up to rally for Donald Trump.
"09.10.2016 19:01:08" ft.com A nation on the edge: what's next for Zimbabwe? Its leader is ailing, its economy collapsing — the FT's former Africa editor asks what lies ahead for the beleaguered country of his youth
"09.10.2016 18:27:20" ft.com The life and death of Trumpian America Expecting to die younger than your parents goes against what westerners have taken for granted
"09.10.2016 18:00:43" ft.com The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan Greenspan was a musician with a difference. During the breaks with his second-tier jazz band, he studied books about economic history and finance while his peers smoked dope. The man with a matchless 'feel for the kinks in the data' . . .
"09.10.2016 17:55:18" ft.com Frankfurt vies for UK banking jobs post-Brexit Germany considers changing labour laws to help woo banks away from London
"09.10.2016 17:01:00" ft.com Simon Kuper on how to cope when robots take your job While your industry is still paying you, don't get attached to money or status symbols. Expect that your job will be decimated. Don't buy a big house. Food and stuff have never been cheaper, so if you stick to those you should be OK. 'When your industry goes, you lose both your income and your identity'
"09.10.2016 16:21:02" blogs.ft.com Global growth solid at trend rates Gavyn Davies blog: For the the first time for two years global growth is at trend, instead of substantially below it
"09.10.2016 16:00:31" ft.com Being nerdy is good, says chess world champion Magnus Carlsen Aged just 24, the hero of the chequered board says that it is good to be a nerd The hero of the chequered board says that it is good to be a nerd.
"09.10.2016 15:30:30" ft.com The $62bn secret of Warren Buffett's success Berkshire Hathaway group is savvy when it comes to deferring tax Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been able to defer tens of billions of corporate taxes.
"09.10.2016 15:00:56" Tim Harford: why mess is good The next time you feel bad about your cluttered desk, give yourself a break, says our columnist Tim Harford. You have got a highly efficient, self-organising, rapid-access filing system. So what if it's messy?
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"09.10.2016 14:00:48" ft.com Provincial life: a waterside haven comes under threat In her new column, deputy FT Weekend editor Jane Owen writes about the last swim of the year — which is interrupted by noisy people having fun 'This watery retreat used to be used only by locals. Quietly. Time to head back to our bikes along a footpath beside a drainage ditch lined with willows, brambles, Himalayan balsam, yoghurt cartons, crisp packets and beer cans'
"09.10.2016 13:00:22" ig.ft.com US election poll tracker: Here's who's ahead Find all the latest US election news. Who would win if the election were held today?
"09.10.2016 13:00:15" ft.com How NOT to buy a cattle ranch in the US The price of ranches has fallen but Wild West romantics and would-be cowboys beware — they won't make you much money Jason Spaeth broke the first commandment of ranch-buying when he came across a 7,000-acre cattle ranch with miles of flowing streams and deer habitat in western Wyoming.
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"09.10.2016 12:01:04" ft.com Thailand's Koh Samui: hippie hang-out turned upmarket resort To cater for its new high-end buyers, bamboo huts have been replaced by gated estates with infinity pools and staff quarters 'Alex Garland's bestselling 1996 novel The Beach inspired a generation of backpackers to beat a trail to the Gulf of Thailand. Fast-forward 20 years and the once bohemian globetrotters are all grown up — and while many of them are looking for a more
"09.10.2016 11:00:23" ft.com Inside the home (and mind) of world chess champion Magnus Carlsen The grandmaster, who lives with his parents in Oslo, likes to think about how to beat opponents while lying in a hammock on the terrace. Blindfolded, Carlsen can beat 10 players simultaneously as 'a sort of party trick'
"09.10.2016 10:01:03" ft.com Forget the gloom: remember what technology has done for you - Gillian Tett The next time you have dinner with friends, try playing a game: collectively list all the changes unleashed by those tiny connected computers in our hands. 'We do not usually spend much time thinking about how the computers that we carry in our pockets are upending our lives'
"09.10.2016 09:00:58" ft.com Frontman of the Arab world's hottest indie band Hamra Street, west Beirut's main urban artery, is choked with SUVs and clapped-out taxis, its pavements crowded with students from the American University. In search of a spot that might be conducive to last-minute interview prep. Hamed Sinno, the gay Muslim singer of Mashrou' Leila, on celebrity, checkpoints and politics