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  1. June 19, 2014

    New Victorians must leave Gates and Bono in the savannah’s dust

    In the 1970s, I worked in Africa for an Italian non-governmental organisation and we left a trail of destruction wherever we...

  2. FT Alphaville

    May 28, 2014

    Guest post: When anyone can be a money issuer

    By David GW Birch, a director of the secure electronic transactions consultancy, Consult Hyperion. Birch was recently named...

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  1. Brussels Blog

    March 7, 2014

    EPP in Dublin: Klitschko, Tymoshenko and...Bono?

    Yulia Tymoshenko speaking at the EPP conference in Dublin on Thursday night By Vincent Boland in Dublin There is something...

  2. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos video: Bono and banking

    Bono has joined forces with Bank of America at the World Economic Forum to announce an initiative to put millions of dollars...

  3. January 23, 2014

    U2 singer Bono joins Bank of America in pursuit of common goals

    Brian Moynihan, chief executive of Bank of America, is not often seen with Bono, the lead singer of U2. But yesterday the...

  4. October 19, 2012

    F.ounders takes tech world to the pub

    Dublin is pitching to become Europe’s premier technology hub this weekend by hosting an exclusive summit of 150 of the...

  5. September 28, 2012

    Muse: The 2nd Law

    Muse are not only U2’s successors as one of the world’s biggest bands: they’re also the anti-U2, flipping Bono and Co’s...

  6. August 10, 2012

    Case gave insight into Barclay brothers’ work

    This weekend three of London’s most luxurious hotels – Claridge’s, the Berkeley Hotel and the Connaught – are playing host...

  7. June 21, 2012

    Expletives ruling favours US TV networks

    US television networks won a limited victory on Thursday in a Supreme Court ruling that the Federal Communications...

  8. beyondbrics

    May 25, 2012

    Out of Africa – but which Africa?

    Bono said it, Ban Ki-Moon said it, Thabo Mbeki said it: the 21st century will be the African century. But as funds single...

  9. May 18, 2012

    Hotels trial finds room for Blair and Bono

    Earlier this year the Rolls Building, a handsome courts complex near London’s Fetter Lane, became the battleground for an...

  10. Material World

    May 14, 2012

    Ban Ki-moon becomes Vogue cover boy

    Can fashion succeed in changing the image of Africa? Many musicians have tried: Paul Simon and Bono come to mind.  Ban...

  11. April 26, 2012

    Bono at Savoy sale meeting, court told

    Rock star Bono was asked to meet Prince Waleed bin Talal, a member of the Saudi royal family, on his yacht in the south of...

  12. April 19, 2012

    Charisma on a shocking scale

    Kevin Macdonald’s two-and-a-half-hour documentary about Bob Marley is too short. As the credits roll on Marley one must...

  13. beyondbrics

    March 22, 2012

    World Bank betting: where's Ocampo?

    When trying to predict the outcome of a race, it’s always useful to see where the smart money is going. So it’s with a heavy...

  14. March 11, 2012

    London hotels case heads for High Court

    A high profile legal battle between the publicity shy Barclay brothers and Irish property magnate Patrick McKillen for...

  15. March 6, 2012

    Ten Questions - Valerie Keller

    Valerie Keller is an EMBA graduate from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. While studying for her MBA, she launched...

  16. December 2, 2011

    Let’s do lunch: Dine with an FT writer

    Bidding is now open for the FT’s auction of great lunches with great writers, in support of Sightsavers. The accompanying...

  17. November 30, 2011

    Doctor’s perspective: pioneer urges fresh efforts

    Thirty years ago, a single patient threw a monkey wrench into my plans for a career in academic medicine. He was 31 years...

  18. November 12, 2011

    Snow Patrol: Fallen Empires

    Just as poor Bono frets about U2 losing their touch – they’re “now very close to irrelevance,” the worried windbag declared...

  19. October 4, 2011

    African musicians join fight against famine

    Leading African musicians and celebrities have joined forces with their European and US counterparts to push donors and...

  20. June 26, 2011

    Glastonbury Festival

    Unlike the apocryphal Inuit vocabulary for snow, the English language does not have enough words to describe the many...

  21. June 21, 2011

    Original Cast: Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark

    Original Cast Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark (Mercury)    The Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark finally had its...

  22. FT Alphaville

    June 16, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper: Why Bono didn’t save Spider-Man Spider-Man at last...

  23. June 15, 2011

    Why Bono didn’t save Spider-Man

    Spider-Man at last opened on Tuesday night on Broadway, having already been playing to audiences for six months of...

  24. June 14, 2011

    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Foxwoods Theatre, New York

    After months of previews, revisions and exhaustive media coverage, the most expensive – and accident-prone – production in...

  25. June 3, 2011

    My tips for the Tonys

    The general public, abetted by the entertainment media, may think that over the past season Broadway theatre meant merely...

  26. May 27, 2011

    A 21st-century castle

    Corrour Lodge Hidden in a cluster of pine trees at the end of Loch Ossian stands an unusual take on the Scottish castle....

  27. May 19, 2011

    Sony hit by fresh security problems

    Sony is struggling to move beyond a high-profile and costly attack on its PlayStation Network that has disrupted services...

  28. May 6, 2011

    Roman holiday

    Nostalgia? From left: Daniele Luppi, Norah Jones, Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) and Jack White If Brian Burton were a...

  29. April 2, 2011

    Glasvegas: Euphoric /// Heartbreak \\\

    Glasvegas Euphoric Heartbreak (Columbia) After Glasvegas’s hit debut their drummer quit and the singer James Allan had a...

  30. March 30, 2011

    Films on release: March 31

    Rock bottom: ‘Killing Bono’ There has only ever been one good way to tell a true story: make it up as you go along. That...

  31. March 30, 2011

    Telling storytelling

    Rock bottom: ‘Killing Bono’ There has only ever been one good way to tell a true story: make it up as you go along. That...

  32. March 22, 2011

    The difficult balance of intellectual property

    Intellectual property law must strike a difficult balance. There is public benefit from the widest possible access to and...

  33. Material World

    February 12, 2011

    Nude + Edun equals LVMH's naked truth

    Today’s Edun show, all African-inspired swirly silk prints, safari-tinted earth tones, and touch, bush-wacking-cool clothes,...

  34. February 4, 2011

    A mad hatter’s guide to Davos

    I packed the orange Orvis trilby hat. Bitter experience has taught me that not taking the right clothes to the World...

  35. February 4, 2011

    Irish magnate wins €2bn loans appeal

    An Irish property developer has dealt an embarrassing blow to the Fianna Fáil-led government by winning a court appeal to...

  36. December 30, 2010

    Live music suffers as fans and stars age

    Ageing acts and audiences, high ticket prices and a back injury suffered by U2 lead singer Bono conspired to drive down...

  37. FT Alphaville

    December 23, 2010

    Pink picks

    News, comment and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, FT Person of the Year: Steve Jobs When Steve Jobs walked on to the...

  38. December 22, 2010

    Austerity, Bono and a culture of cuts

    Dear Father, Greetings from London, where everyone is talking about “cuts”. Just like those times when you battled with the...

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