Cameron’s speech: FT writers’ verdicts

How did the prime minister perform at Tory party conference?

Planning reforms open sharp division

Builders delighted but social landlords warn poor will foot the bill

SABMiller rejects AB InBev’s £65bn offer

Investors split over Belgian-Brazilian brewer’s third bid

VW scandal leaves US strategy in tatters

German carmaker faces battle to restore trust

Mayor trapped between cabbies and Uber

Boris Johnson caught in crossfire over future of capital’s taxis

Google fights Facebook and Apple in news

Group offers media owners such as BBC alternative to rivals’ apps


Nobel awarded for discovery of DNA repair

Scientists from Sweden, US and Turkey share chemistry prize

Sports Direct snaps up Heatons for €48m

Mike Ashley sports goods group targets recovering Irish economy

All to play for: Nigel and Lesley Eccles are co-founders of FanDuel
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Controversy hangs over US fantasy sports

DraftKings and FanDuel go on defensive amid New York probe

Merkel takes control of refugee policy

German chancellor sidelines her interior minister

Ex-Goldman trader keeps oil loans flowing

AllianceBernstein, HudsonField buck trend of scarce energy credit

Comment & Analysis

Saudi Arabia pressed to defend Syria rebels

Sunni clerics demand action in response to Russian air strikes

Ryanair CEO’s embrace of dullness

From buccaneering to boring: O’Leary’s leadership lesson

Review: ‘Foolproof’, by Greg Ip

A timely critique of attempts to eliminate risk

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