Osborne drops challenge to bank bonus cap

ECJ advocate general rejects UK objection to curbs

Demand for Alibaba’s bonds hits $55bn

Chinese ecommerce group raises $8bn from maiden debt sale

Obama to shield 5m from deportation risk

Action on illegal immigrants will intensify fight with Republicans

Fed asks whether it is too close to banks

Review comes amid criticism it is too lenient with Wall Street

Merkel ally doubts Hollande’s reforms

Oettinger says French budget does not deliver enough cuts

Julian Robertson during the View from the Top interview with FT's Chrystia Freeland on October 13, 2009.

Hedge fund used Cayman shells for shorting

Tiger Global behind bet against Quindell

Sotheby’s chief Ruprecht to step down

Departure follows blistering campaign from Dan Loeb

Bill Gross to manage $500m for Soros

Commitment is larger than the Janus fund raised in all of October

London, England - April 25, 2011: A HM Revenue & Customs sign incised into the stone wall outside their offices in Whitehall, City of Westminster, London. HMRC (as HM Revenue & Customs is usually known) was formed in 2005 by merging the Inland Revenue with Her Majesty's Customs & Excise and is a non-ministerial Government department. The headquarters are at 100 Parliament Street, Whitehall, opposite to Parliament Square.

HMRC power to raid bank accounts weakened

Taxpayers will be given the right to appeal through the courts

Mayor of London caught up in US tax dispute

American-born Boris Johnson gets demand from IRS

Chris Ronnie of JJB sports

Former JJB Sports boss convicted of fraud

£1m payments linked to sportswear deals

Comment and Analysis

B86BK6 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Protean artist who was constantly on the move

Mike Nichols, writer, actor and director, 1931-2014

Mission to bring US glitz to UK football

Mullin helps sports franchises build relationships with fans

Virgin Google Glass

The ‘smart airports’ checking in apps and beacons

Terminals are catching up with passengers’ devices

Best comments from our readers

"One conclusion might be for more people to get to know someone who is an immigrant and listen to their story. Immigrants are then more likely to be treated as people and it becomes more difficult to make sweeping generalisations. This may lead to better policy."
By d.meikle on The limits of mansplaining immigration

"European science is far from dead. This follows CERN's proof of the Higgs boson last year. We might not be good at creating social networks and apps, but the hardcore brain power is still there."
By Joker on Philae lander ‘sniffed’ organic molecules on comet

Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day

Sorry, Fast FT is unavailable at the moment