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    1. August 14, 2015

      Interview: Tom Courtenay

      Tom Courtenay walks into the central London hotel lobby that is our rendezvous looking sprightly but also a little bit...

    2. July 30, 2015

      UCL launches School of Management in the heart of London

      University College London, one of the UK’s elite universities, has launched a School of Management on its Bloomsbury...

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    1. Understanding Entrepreneurs

      Entrepreneurs are at the vanguard of the recovering global economy, but what pressures...
    2. London and the World

      Exploring the global city, from politics, transport and massive demographic change to ...
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    1. July 24, 2015

      Week in Review, July 25

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Credit Suisse soars on back of...

    2. July 16, 2015

      Drug trial hints at possible way to tackle Alzheimer’s

      In 1974 Mark Pepys, then a young postgraduate researcher, began to investigate the incurable disease amyloidosis. In...

    3. July 14, 2015

      UK’s new biomedical research centre teams up with industry

      Scientists from the new Francis Crick Institute will join forces with GlaxoSmithKline in the hunt for new medicines, in...

    4. FT Alphaville

      June 29, 2015

      Putting the 'New Deal' into climate R&D

      At last week’s FT125 forum Bill Gates called for more investment in breakthrough clean technology research like...

    5. June 26, 2015

      The book is out of its cover so authors must adapt

      Amazon enrages authors”, screamed one headline after the firm decided to pay some novelists only for the pages of their...

    6. June 25, 2015

      Johnson floats £10bn biotech fund for London

      Plans for a £10bn fund to boost investment in life sciences have been floated by Boris Johnson, London mayor, as part...

    7. FT Alphaville

      June 23, 2015

      Through London's posh-door/poor-door keyhole

      Selling flashy apartments in London is good business. As the FT’s Lex column reported last week, Berkeley Group, one...

    8. June 23, 2015

      Climate change demands ‘emergency response’, says commission chairman

      Climate change poses such a threat to human health that it could undermine all the gains in global development during...

    9. June 16, 2015

      The Line: east London’s new art trail

      In the past few weeks, birdwatchers, cyclists and dog-walkers in London’s East End have been finding themselves face to...

    10. June 13, 2015

      Ecigarette debate hots up in UK

      Like many smokers, Hon Lik, the inventor of the ecigarette, started in his teens. Sent out to work in the countryside...

    11. June 8, 2015

      Entrepreneurship can be taught, say educators

      It is easy to see the attraction of being an entrepreneur for Will Drevno, co-founder and chief operating officer at 3D...

    12. June 3, 2015

      City financier to chair ‘big data’ research centre

      Britain’s £80m big data research centre will be led by Howard Covington, a former City financier. Mr Covington’s...

    13. June 1, 2015

      Philip Rawstorne, Financial Times journalist, 1932-2015

      Philip Rawstorne, who has died aged 83, was a genial presence in the newsroom of the Financial Times and in the paper’s...

    14. May 31, 2015

      Robotics pioneers voice frustration with UK funding rules

      Dr Aldo Faisal is frustrated. Standing in the middle of his bustling laboratory he surveys the robotic equipment that...

    15. May 21, 2015

      University College London eyes global closures over cost concerns

      University College London is considering closing down its international campuses as it dismantles its bricks and mortar...

    16. May 12, 2015

      Edinburgh University angers fossil fuel divestment campaigners

      The University of Edinburgh has angered fossil fuel divestment campaigners by ruling out a wholesale sell-off of its...

    17. April 17, 2015

      Margaret Rule, archaeologist, 1928-2015

      In October 1982, an estimated 60m people worldwide watched as the Tudor warship Mary Rose emerged from the seabed off...

    18. April 17, 2015

      Overseas student surge drives expansion at London universities

      Across London, from the Olympic Park in the east to White City in the west, universities are breaking new ground. A...

    19. April 14, 2015

      Pragmatism works best in the reform of economics

      Last week to Paris, for the annual conference of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, a think-tank focused on...

    20. April 13, 2015

      Polish prince challenges Farage to duel or debate

      A Polish prince has challenged Nigel Farage to a sword fight or, failing that, a television debate over discrimination...

    21. April 10, 2015

      Students weigh the value of new economics course

      The members of the audience reach for their clickers, as they ponder the right answer to the multiple-choice question...

    22. Lex Live

      March 18, 2015

      Ocado, mashed into guacamole

      Lex has a tricky realtionship with go-go e-retail businesses. Their valuations – that is, the relationship of their...

    23. Nick Butler

      March 8, 2015

      Can solar transform the energy market ?

      I have never given much credence to the idea that an international agreement on climate change capable of establishing...

    24. March 3, 2015

      The long, unnerving history of the head transplant

      Robert White, an American neurosurgeon who helped to pioneer brain cooling, counted not one but two Popes among his...

    25. February 20, 2015

      Britons question value of proposed ‘British’ visa test

      What are British values? And does anybody have them? A debate on what it means to be British gained fresh force after...

    26. February 16, 2015

      UK unveils dementia drug discovery centres

      Britain will launch on Monday what its proponents say will be the world’s most ambitious attempt to discover drugs for...

    27. February 11, 2015

      Nicola Sturgeon calls for £180bn extra UK spending

      Scotland’s first minister has vowed to fight the “slavish” fixation with cutting the deficit as she laid out plans for...

    28. February 10, 2015

      Cameron urged to give up right to nominate peers

      The prime minister should give up his right to nominate new peers to the House of Lords before the next election to...

    29. February 6, 2015

      US measles outbreak: Spots of resistance

      At six years old, Rhett Krawitt has already survived leukaemia and three years of chemotherapy. But the cheerful blond...

    30. February 3, 2015

      Ecigarette use dips in England amid health concerns

      Ecigarette use in England fell last year amid concerns over their health effects and doubts that they could match the...

    31. January 23, 2015

      Lunch with the FT: Sir Stephen Wall

      I arrive at Brasserie Zédel just in time for a 1pm lunch to find Sir Stephen Wall already perched on a banquette at one...

    32. January 18, 2015

      The real climate battle after a sweltering 2014

      The announcement that last year was the warmest on record puts another nail in the coffin of climate denial. Not that...

    33. December 30, 2014

      Romanian and Bulgarian migrant numbers remain steady

      Romanian and Bulgarian migration to Britain has remained steady over the past few years, according to new research...

    34. December 28, 2014

      About our contributors

      Alan Greenspan was chairman of the board of governors of the US Federal Reserve System from 1987 to 2006. He is...

    35. December 18, 2014

      London universities set to gain ground in research funding

      London universities can expect to secure a bigger slice of higher education funding next year, according to rankings...

    36. December 14, 2014

      Lawyers must be held to account for authorising torture

      Dianne Feinstein and the US Senate intelligence committee have produced a brave and damning report on torture by the...

    37. December 10, 2014

      CIA torturers should be prosecuted, say human rights groups

      Human rights groups have called for prosecutions of individuals accused of the torture revealed in a damning report by...

    38. December 1, 2014

      Fillip for Olympic quarter cultural hopes

      George Osborne has announced plans to support a major new cultural quarter at the Olympic Park in east London, intended...

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