Joe Cummings illustration: Hope Solo
©Joe Cummings

Hope Solo, footballer aims for redemption

The greatest goalie in women’s game faces battles on and off pitch, writes Megan Murphy

From the blogs

Outcome of the drama is important to Moscow, but other developments in EU’s transformation may dwarf it
– The Exchange: Fyodor Lukyanov
Sttock market indices rise but while market reaction is understandable it is wrong
– The Exchange: Mohamed El-Erian
New institutions should be created to meet the $51tn of energy needs for the next 25 years
– Nick Butler

Bad Greek outcome democracy precludes

Punches might be thrown. But there will not be a revolution, coup, or civil war, says Niall Ferguson

Jonathan McHugh illustration
©Jonathan McHugh

History and the Heathrow expansion

History shows that UK eventually builds the infrastructure it needs, writes Andrew Adonis

Irish publicans’ bank run in reverse

Pubs became the principal clearing houses during bankers’ strikes in the 1960s and 1970s, writes Peter Cunningham

The Lord is our shepherd in US politics

It is now our fate to have two political parties that are positioned on God’s side

FT Editorial

It is only natural to benefit from benefits

Half UK households get more in social security than they pay in tax - true? asks John McDermott

The science prize that’s making waves

‘The Ocean Health XPrize reveals a new fashion among philanthropists’

Charles Pasqua, politician, 1927-2015

Gritty Gaullist who decried a dual danger to sovereignty

BHP’s former Billiton spin-off heads South

South32 has lost 15% since being gifted to shareholders

James Ferguson illustration
©James Ferguson

Greece should vote for the rule of law

There remains a conviction that the future belongs to the EU’s model of shared sovereignty

Tsipras has earned his punishment

The Greek people are enduring the consequences of their prime minister’s childish misbehaviour

A papal call for an environmental balance

The subtle shift from entitlement to awareness could work wonders, writes Eugene Linden

Make tech disrupters fix diversity issues

The sector’s powerful white men can make the case for inclusion and never be accused of special pleading

Puerto Rico crisis in US back yard

The problem bedevilling the island is not just its $72bn debt but any obvious way to restructure it

Managing the unmanageable Grexit contagion

Market analysts discuss the prognosis of its sick patient

Rousseff struggles with approval ratings

Brazilian president’s unpopularity reaches record levels amid corruption scandals and unemployment

Sharing economy starts to go mainstream

Companies that deliver a truly new service have a strong future

Why Grexit odds are probably 99% wrong

Range of estimates reveals markets’ inability to price political risks

Berlin Philharmonic finds harmony in democracy

The orchestra is a beacon in a world where mutuals often transform into for-profit companies

Terror must not trample on Tunisian institutions

It is not for the outside world to impose governance and economic reforms, writes Claire Spencer



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