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    1. September 19, 2014

      Steelmaker Evraz to float North American business

      Evraz, the Russian steelmaker backed by Roman Abramovich, has confirmed that it is considering a spin-off of its North...

    2. August 15, 2014

      Football clubs cry foul over rules to cut wealth gap

      Financial rules brought in to address the huge wealth gap between football clubs risk having the opposite effect, according...

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    1. April 27, 2014

      The special one of asset management

      Andrew Formica supports Chelsea Football Club and has great admiration for the team’s manager, José Mourinho, the so-called...

    2. January 31, 2014

      Premier League transfer fever loses its heat

      Football’s deadline day for player transfers struggled to replicate the frenzied activity of previous years, but English...

    3. October 4, 2013

      Rusal presses Norilsk for deeper cuts to costs

      Norilsk Nickel is still under pressure from major shareholder Rusal to cut costs even after announcing plans to lower...

    4. September 6, 2013

      Pursuits Profile: José Mourinho

      José Mourinho needs love. He pretends that he doesn’t. He acts tough, revelling in the role of stage villain, playing, with...

    5. September 4, 2013

      Going back to a former employer can be a dangerous game

      Chelsea Football Club is celebrating the return of manager José Mourinho, who quit his job there in 2007 but is now working...

    6. August 30, 2013

      Football’s ‘cajillionaires’ go on record summer spending spree

      Even by football’s profligate standards, this has been a summer of frenzied transfer megadeals to defy economic reality and...

    7. FT Tech Hub

      June 5, 2013

      TweetDeck – a new feel for the web

      Less than a week after its founder Iain Dodsworth announced he was leaving, TweetDeck has bared its new web-design to the...

    8. May 20, 2013

      Surrey residents pay most income tax as ‘regional mismatch’ grows

      Residents of “Britain’s Beverly Hills” paid the highest levels of income tax in the UK last year, collectively paying more...

    9. March 23, 2013

      Exiled oligarch Berezovsky found dead

      Boris Berezovsky, the exiled Russian tycoon once known as the “Godfather of the Kremlin”, has been found dead at his home in...

    10. March 17, 2013

      Norilsk peace pays dividends for Rusal

      Rusal will be able to service its debts for the next four and a half years thanks to the dividends the company is set to...

    11. March 6, 2013

      Soccer fans warm to Ruhr romantics

      John Maynard Keynes captured the internationalism of life before the first world war by writing about the freedom of a...

    12. beyondbrics

      February 1, 2013

      Abramovich eyes modern Russian art

      Roman Abramovich is (slightly) better known for his ostentatious spending on yachts, cars and Chelsea Football Club than his...

    13. February 1, 2013

      Abramovich buys stake in Truphone

      Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire, has acquired almost a quarter of the UK telecoms group Truphone for £70m, to help...

    14. January 25, 2013

      European football clubs

      Stability, thy name is football. Of the 20 European clubs in Deloitte’s 2011/12 ranking of the sport’s top names, released...

    15. beyondbrics

      January 24, 2013

      London headlines

      * Asian shares rise on upbeat Chinese data * Japan records largest ever trade deficit * South Korean growth hits 3-year low...

    16. January 23, 2013

      Ex-girlfriend takes Berezovsky to court

      Boris Berezovsky, the Kremlin critic who lost his $6.5bn claim against Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich in one...

    17. January 9, 2013

      Player sales see Chelsea return to profit

      Chelsea made an operating loss of £46m last season but recouped it from a big profit in player trading and a one-off...

    18. November 23, 2012

      New manager no guarantee of success

      A struggling football club is unlikely to fare any better in the long term if it fires its manager, research has found. It...

    19. November 23, 2012

      Billionaires toy with the beautiful game

      No matter how rich we are, the camera becomes less flattering as we get older, and one picture of Roman Abramovich this week...

    20. November 22, 2012

      Offline Battersea still generates a crackle

      Battersea Power Station has played an outsized role in London life. Perched imposingly on the south bank of the river...

    21. November 21, 2012

      Di Matteo dismissal stuns Chelsea fans

      The manager’s revolving door at Chelsea Football Club once again spun brutally after Roman Abramovich brought an end to...

    22. October 14, 2012

      Buyers cautious on English Premier League

      Buyers of Premier League clubs used to arrive in droves. A trend begun by Roman Abramovich’s purchase of Chelsea in 2003 has...

    23. October 12, 2012

      Berezovsky to pay £35m of rival’s costs

      Boris Berezovsky, the Russian oligarch who in August lost his $6.5bn claim against Roman Abramovich, the owner of Chelsea...

    24. September 24, 2012

      Terry at FA on racial abuse charge

      John Terry and his legal advisers have appeared at Wembley in a bid to clear his name for a second time, nearly a year after...

    25. beyondbrics

      August 31, 2012

      Berezovsky-Abramovich: why the fuss?

      One of the most expensive court case in legal history came to a close on Friday, after a London judge rejected Boris...

    26. July 9, 2012

      Terry hears allegations of racism

      Anton Ferdinand, the Queens Park Rangers footballer, was “very hurt and disappointed” by an alleged racist slur from John...

    27. July 5, 2012

      Malaysians seal £400m Battersea deal

      Battersea Power Station, the towering brick structure on London’s river Thames, has been bought for £400m by a consortium of...

    28. June 7, 2012

      Consortium closer to Battersea deal

      A consortium of Malaysian property developers has moved a step closer to taking control of Battersea power station....

    29. May 30, 2012

      Malaysia fund nears £375m Battersea deal

      A Malaysian pension fund is poised to seal a £375m deal to acquire Battersea power station, potentially drawing to a close...

    30. MBA blog

      May 25, 2012

      Working together as a team

        While soccer lovers, the world over were gearing up for the UEFA champions league finals between Germany’s Bayern Munich...

    31. May 11, 2012

      US football fights for viewers

      When Chelsea Football Club plays Bayern Munich in the Champions League final on May 19, Ohio-native Katie Callaway will be...

    32. May 4, 2012

      Chelsea bids for Battersea power station

      Chelsea football club has launched a bid to buy Battersea power station in a move that could see the London landmark...

    33. March 4, 2012

      Football fails to tackle forward planning

      England and Chelsea FC look as though they are in a private duel for the prize of the worst succession planning in football....

    34. February 17, 2012

      The tragedy of Fernando Torres

      You’ve been bought by a big club for a big fee. Your job is to score goals. One game passes, two, three, four and you...

    35. February 17, 2012

      Oligarchs pick London to do battle

      Mukhtar Ablyazov fled alleged political persecution at home in Kazakhstan. Now, accused of siphoning $5bn from a Kazakh bank...

    36. February 13, 2012

      Highland Gold/Barrick: golden goal

      Roman Abramovich is said to have held a “crisis meeting” with players and manager at his underperforming Chelsea football...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 19, 2012

      Putin to oligarchs: watch out

      As well as bashing the US and the independent media in assaults on his critics, Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin isn’t...

    38. January 17, 2012

      Two oligarchs, four months, a host of barristers and £100m in legal fees

      Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire owner of Chelsea Football Club, was described as a “thoroughly dishonest and...

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