US must bring free trade talks into open

The advisory system fuels fears that TPP will benefit corporate interests, writes Mark Wu

A new global order of cities

Urban centres shape the world, writes Ivo Daalder

Give Syria’s refugees cash and dignity

The question of cash versus in-kind donation is an old debate, writes Khaled Hosseini

Bank of England needs highest standards

BoE oversight committee must exercise scrutiny independently of governor, writes Jesse Norman

New Silk Road is a chance not a threat

China intends to use its strengths to promote this project, writes Liu Xiaoming

Germany’s energy policy makes waves

The argument highlights the green agenda as one of the key faultlines of European politics

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Passion will make case for Europe’s union

The Scottish independence campaign showed facts alone do not win argument, writes Jim Murphy

The case that dragged bankers into the Snapchat generation

Traders have inadvertently made wrongdoing easy to detect, writes Daniel Davies

A cautionary tale from Chinese business

When polluters go unpunished, we must be willing to live in a toxic environment, writes Joe Zhang

Europe has made tragedy a political crisis

Europeans should help; not so long ago, they were the ones desperately asking, says Peter Sutherland

A leg-up on to the UK property ladder

Anything that allows more equity and less debt must improve financial stability, says Neil Record

US must reopen channels to Russia

If solutions are to be found the two sides must sit down and talk seriously, writes Fiona Hill

Drill deeper than oil for Saudi prosperity

Important reforms centre on energy, which kingdom uses wastefully, writes John Sfakianakis

Turkish unity could be a Kurdish gift

Once seen as subculture, today they are the country’s most progressive force, says Elif Shafak

Europe will not fix Cameron’s problem

The more UK wonders if it should stay in EU, the more EU will ask the reverse, says Gérard Errera

Show remorse and bank bashing will slow

Admit publicly that you and your industry screwed up, writes Robert Jenkins

Big Pharma’s antibiotic resistance

Profit cannot be sole motive of an industry founded on making people better, writes Anjana Ahuja

Berlin orchestrates end to autocracy

Ferocious philharmonic shows maturity in its failure to appoint conductor, says Shirley Apthorp

Cameron should transform welfare state

Sustainable public services will require far more private capital, writes Danny Kruger

Questions on Nigeria’s lost oil billions

Lines of investigation suggested by the PwC audit need to be pursued, writes Lamido Sanusi



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