The fight of Hillary’s life

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The high price of Europe’s pragmatism

The sustainable solution consists of a more integrated eurozone and a less integrated EU

India reform is unfinished business

Modi needs to shake-up regulatory bodies, the police and the legal process, writes Gaurav Dalmia

Brexit: London can safeguard its status

A financial centre is created over time and the process is complex, writes Saskia Sassen

The mortal threat to Labour

The party’s future is uncertain as it loses touch with the working class, writes Jon Cruddas

Arm sale is case of seeking cash premium

Boards have a duty to think more widely when it comes to bid approaches

Masayoshi Son: The unrepentant visionary

Someone who can think 30 years ahead, write Kana Inagaki, Leo Lewis and Arash Massoudi

FT Editorial

New York’s glory in grass and steel

Former mayor helped city regain its connection to the water, writes Philip Delves Broughton

Art, science and a brand new blue

The art world is thrilled at the prospect of the first vivid new shade for 200 years

Pakistan’s fatal obsession with dishonour

The state hounds half of its people, patrolling behaviour, speech and lifestyle, writes Fatima Bhutto

Brexit lessons from Norway

EEA membership works for Norwegians but might not for the British, says Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe

Donald Trump’s evening in America

A foreboding address from the Republican presidential nominee warns of darker future under Clinton

Global disorder: from Trump to China

The belligerence of domestic politics is spilling on to the world stage

May needs to take shareholders with her

The public mood is clear — change has to happen, writes Philip Augar

Anger and paranoia in Turkey

The putschists counted on support from AKP opponents — they were mistaken, says Elif Shafak

Trump and the shifting mood on austerity

The Republican convention is not the only place where debt watching is going out of fashion

Brexit: Three men and a country estate

The foreign secretary is forced to share his retreat with fellow leading Leavers

Ted Cruz refuses to toe Trump line

Senator, having built his meteoric rise on provoking the dislike of fellow Republicans, has his eye on 2020

Mind the gap in tech reporting numbers

The true cost of disruption often lies hidden

An old market tale or a new short story?

Stock markets are defined by narratives that should be questioned, not just repeated

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