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    1. July 29, 2016

      Theresa May dismantles David Cameron’s legacy

      When David Cameron left Downing Street this month, his aides and supporters emphasised that Theresa May would continue...

    2. July 29, 2016

      Hinkley C should signal a strategy shift

      “Industrial strategy” is a phrase thrown around without much care for the definition. But it does not take long to...

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      Just as digital technology has disrupted business, Jeremy Corbyn and his far-left supp...
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      Exploring the global city, from ‘superdiversity’, the housing crisis and the capital’s...
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    1. July 28, 2016

      May is right about reforming capitalism

      From time to time politicians mean what they say. This seems to be the case with Theresa May, Britain’s new prime...

    2. July 28, 2016

      Tory polls lead adds to pressure on May for UK snap election

      Theresa May ruled out an early general election in her first cabinet meeting, but as the Conservatives build a...

    3. July 27, 2016

      Brexit: Sturgeon and May must balance party and country

      Called by David Cameron in order to unite the Conservative party, the EU referendum has split the United Kingdom,...

    4. July 26, 2016

      Ukip needs to find a new purpose or it will wither away

      What now is the point of the UK Independence party? It was founded more than two decades ago to advance the Eurosceptic...

    5. July 24, 2016

      Michael Spencer’s allies decry ‘unfairness’ in lack of peerage

      Allies of Michael Spencer, the founder of interdealer broker Icap, have said it would be “the height of unfairness” if...

    6. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Hammond: UK could 'reset' fiscal policy after Brexit

      British chancellor Philip Hammond says the UK may have to “reset” fiscal policy if economic data worsens over the next...

    7. July 20, 2016

      The Cameron paradox and the redrawing of British politics

      Rightwing commentators often accused David Cameron of not being a “real” Conservative, comparing him unfavourably to...

    8. July 20, 2016

      Theresa May mocks Jeremy Corbyn at first PMQs

      Theresa May has used her first weekly appearance at the despatch box as Britain’s prime minister to praise her party on...

    9. July 19, 2016

      Boris Johnson accused of lying and insulting Barack Obama

      Boris Johnson’s past as a colourful newspaper columnist caught up with him on Tuesday, as US journalists accused him at...

    10. July 18, 2016

      Philip Hammond, the Treasury’s shape-shifting survivor

      Something in his stoop, greyness and aquiline nose suggests Arsène Wenger, the football coach and fellow fiscal...

    11. July 18, 2016

      The UK’s vote on Trident will highlight Labour’s dysfunction

      When Labour’s postwar prime minister, Clement Attlee, decided that Britain needed its own nuclear deterrent, he did so...

    12. July 16, 2016

      Five tips for Philip Hammond, UK chancellor of the exchequer

      Britain has a new chancellor. Philip Hammond is comfortable with numbers and has a reputation as one of the cabinet’s...

    13. July 15, 2016

      A tempest tears through British politics

      After one of the most violent tempests in British political history, a sense pervaded Westminster this weekend that...

    14. July 15, 2016

      Theresa May, a leader who plays a long game to win

      As Theresa May stepped through the black door of 10 Downing Street on Wednesday evening as Britain’s prime minister,...

    15. July 15, 2016

      Redesigning Conservatism will be harder than May thinks

      Until a new prime minister promises to govern for the privileged few, make the UK less unified and ignore social...

    16. July 15, 2016

      Nick Timothy: Theresa May’s political ‘brain’

      Theresa May begins her term as Britain’s prime minister without a broad political ideology: as Ken Clarke, the Tory...

    17. July 15, 2016

      The Tories’ agenda mimics Labour’s manifesto

      During the period when I helped write speeches for Ed Miliband as leader of the Labour party, he would often start...

    18. July 14, 2016

      Boris Johnson appointment divides opinion overseas

      Boris Johnson promised to reshape Britain as a “great global player” as he entered the Foreign Office, but some...

    19. July 14, 2016

      Philip Hammond will be subservient as UK chancellor

      Four months ago, delivering his Budget, George Osborne was preparing for a run at becoming prime minister. If David...

    20. July 14, 2016

      After the Brexit storm, a semblance of order

      Theresa May has displayed the necessary ruthlessness to be prime minister. Within hours of taking office, she sacked...

    21. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May completes cull of David Cameron’s allies

      The cull of David Cameron’s closest allies — known as the “Notting Hill set” — has been completed after Theresa May...

    22. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May’s first cabinet: Who’s who

      Theresa May com">the UK’s second female prime minister has appointed her first cabinet. There are 10 newcomers in the...

    23. July 14, 2016

      Brexit Briefing: Britain’s new Mr Brexit

      David Davis is the person to watch in Theresa May’s new cabinet.  Much of the early attention has been on the...

    24. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May’s premiership is off to an inspired start

      The first hours of Theresa May’s premiership confirm she will be a breath of fresh air in Westminster. Her debut speech...

    25. July 14, 2016

      New chancellor Philip Hammond to scale back austerity

      Philip Hammond, the new chancellor, has signalled a scaling back of austerity as he prepares to work with Bank of...

    26. July 14, 2016

      Boris Johnson: an undiplomatic history

      The UK’s new foreign secretary Boris Johnson has expressed an interest in global affairs over the years — although not...

    27. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May’s bold cabinet gambit on band of Brexiters

      Theresa May’s appointment of Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox to take Britain out of the EU is a bold move to...

    28. July 14, 2016

      Boris Johnson returns as Theresa May unveils radical cabinet

      Philip Hammond has been named as Britain’s new chancellor and Boris Johnson as foreign secretary, as Theresa May began...

    29. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May: what she said and what it means

      Theresa May entered Downing Street with a speech emphasising how her government would bring prosperity to the many, not...

    30. July 13, 2016

      May sweeps into No 10 and names Hammond as chancellor

      Theresa May has entered Downing Street with a promise to address the country’s deep divisions, ruling not “for the...

    31. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May’s censure proved unlucky for Osborne

      George Osborne always was a gambler. He was shadow chancellor for five years after 2005, and then chancellor for six....

    32. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May poised to announce her Cabinet line-up

      Theresa May is poised to appoint her Cabinet. A handful of top roles will be announced on Wednesday evening and others...

    33. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May’s in-tray — Brexit, the economy and social reform

      Theresa May arrives at the black door of Number 10 to be greeted by a daunting set of challenges. The new prime...

    34. July 13, 2016

      David Cameron takes final bow as UK prime minister

      David Cameron addressed the House of Commons for the last time as prime minister on Wednesday, saying he would miss...

    35. July 13, 2016

      The women in the running for Theresa May’s cabinet

      Theresa May’s long record of working for women’s political advancement means that several female Conservative...

    36. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May must now tell us what ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means

      As Theresa May takes charge of her “Brexit means Brexit” government, her ambition is to show leadership; unify her...

    37. July 13, 2016

      David Cameron’s legacy will go deeper than the Europe question

      Europe has helped to destroy five of the past six Conservative prime ministers: Harold Macmillan, Edward Heath,...

    38. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      Local Pensions Partnership creates £1.2bn property pool

      The Local Pensions Partnership is creating a £1.2bn “innovative property investment pool” with money from two local...

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