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  1. March 27, 2014

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier – film review

    In superhero stories the fight for justice goes on forever. Or so it can seem to a reviewer watching Captain America: The...

  2. August 27, 2013

    Voice that offers a world service

    Peter Baker has shown a knack for capitalising on cultural trends throughout his life. As a child in the 1960s his passion...

  1. June 6, 2013

    Cinema reviews: Behind the Candelabra, The Stone Roses: Made of Stone and After Earth

    The Financial Times, like many companies, urges its staff to disclose private interests. So here is mine regarding Behind...

  2. February 1, 2013

    Classic cars investing: wheels of fortune

    In his nostalgic ballad “Made in England” Elton John pays tribute to a blue Cortina, but he would have been closer to home...

  3. January 25, 2013

    Wales to inject £50m into biotech sector

    The Welsh government has earmarked more than £50m to back a new investment fund designed to boost fledgling life science...

  4. November 2, 2012

    Classic car driving with the FT: Nick Mason

    You have to admire the former Pink Floyd drummer, Nick Mason. Not because the group’s longest-serving member helped the band...

  5. April 26, 2012

    Great moment is far from Close

    At a certain point in their careers most stars go nuts over a certain part, long-fostering a project as it batters upwind of...

  6. March 11, 2012

    Merlin founder backs Welsh biotechs

    Sir Chris Evans, the biotech entrepreneur, is unapologetic. The Welsh government, he says, has to start picking winners....

  7. beyondbrics

    August 1, 2011

    Oxford Limited heads to India

    Nobody wants to miss the emerging market consumer bandwagon. And that includes the increasingly cash-conscious University of...

  8. May 31, 2011

    LME concerned about LCH.Clearnet ‘viability’

    The London Metal Exchange has warned that decisions by IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) and NYSE Liffe to build their own...

  9. Westminster Blog

    September 26, 2010

    Only one MP defected from David Miliband camp

    Crucial to the Ed Miliband camp’s narrative was the idea that the YouGov poll in early September – which for the first time...

  10. August 7, 2010

    Sale of the week: Classic cars

    Sale: Gooding and Company, Pebble Beach classic car auctions Location: Pebble Beach Equestrian Centre, Pebble Beach,...

  11. August 5, 2010

    Radio listening at highest rate for decade

    Radio listening is at its highest rate for a decade, as half a million more people tuned in during the second quarter of...

  12. February 27, 2010

    The big stories

    The question of bankers' pay resurfaced on cue when Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group published results this...

  13. February 22, 2010

    EMI shelves Abbey Road sale

    EMI has shelved plans to sell the totemic Abbey Road Studios after a public outcry to save it for the nation, according to...

  14. February 22, 2010

    EMI shelves Abbey Road sale

    EMI has set aside plans to sell the totemic Abbey Road Studios after a public outcry to save it for the nation, according to...

  15. February 21, 2010

    EMI suspends plan to sell Abbey Road

    EMI has shelved plans to sell the totemic Abbey Road Studios after a public outcry to save it for the nation, according to...

  16. February 21, 2010

    LME to launch minor metals contracts

    The London Metal Exchange will deepen its reach on Monday by launching derivatives contracts on cobalt and molybdenum, two...

  17. February 19, 2010

    LME to offer two new metals contracts

    The London Metal Exchange said on Friday it would launch the world’s first cobalt and molybdenum futures contracts next...

  18. February 16, 2010

    BBC tells Radio 2 to serve older listeners

    The BBC's governing body has told Radio 2 it must retain its focus on older listeners, just months after Terry Wogan was...

  19. February 15, 2010

    BBC Radio 2 told not to forget oldies

    The BBC’s governing body has told Radio 2 it must retain its focus on older listeners, just months after Terry Wogan was...

  20. February 9, 2010

    Australia toughens rules for immigrant workers

    Australia has rejected 20,000 immigration applications as part of a package of reforms designed to address skills shortages...

  21. February 8, 2010

    Australia rejects 20,000 would-be immigrants

    Australia has rejected 20,000 immigration applications as part of a package of reforms designed to address skills shortages...

  22. May 22, 2009

    Claire Robertson: A pick ‘n’ mix revival

    Claire Robertson, 34, worked her way up at Woolworths over 18 years, starting out as a 15-year-old Saturday girl at Yeovil...

  23. March 17, 2009

    Australia to slash quota of skilled migrants

    Australia is set to cut back on its quota of skilled migrants by 14 per cent in an effort to safeguard jobs for Australians...

  24. March 17, 2009

    Home Office defends migrant policy after Canberra move

    Australia is to cut back on its quota of skilled migrants by 14 per cent in an effort to safeguard jobs for Australian...

  25. February 13, 2009

    Rudd to revive fiscal stimulus after suffering Senate defeat

    Australia's Senate yesterday blocked legislation authorising a A$42bn fiscal stimulus, ignoring warnings from Kevin Rudd,...

  26. February 6, 2009

    BBC refuses to disclose radio stars' fees

    Controversy over how much the BBC pays its stars reignited yesterday after a National Audit Office investigation was denied...

  27. February 5, 2009

    BBC refuses to disclose radio stars’ fees

    Controversy over how much the BBC pays its stars reignited on Thursday after a National Audit Office investigation was...

  28. October 28, 2008

    Rare classic cars at economic crossroads

    In the opening sequence of Quantum of Solace, James Bond races an Aston Martin DBS supercar from Lake Garda and through the...

  29. August 14, 2008

    Kicking-out time at Australia's great job party

    Over the past few years, the Australian government's 457 visa programme has opened the country's labour market to tens of...

  30. July 12, 2008

    Wheels of fortune

    Anyone who remembers how the rusty bottom dropped out of the classic car market during the early 1990s might have offered...

  31. June 26, 2008

    Fine vintage

    Anyone who remembers how the rusty bottom dropped out of the classic car market during the early 1990s might have offered...

  32. June 19, 2008

    Reading Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

    When we are read to we tend to want to listen and not to watch, preferring the images in our mind’s eye to those before us;...

  33. April 1, 2008

    Highs and lows of drug testing

    After Laing O'Rourke, the construction group, carried out 1,270 random drug tests last year, it promptly sacked 115...

  34. March 31, 2008

    The highs and lows of drug testing

    After Laing O’Rourke, the construction group, carried out 1,270 random drug tests last year, it promptly sacked 115...

  35. March 29, 2008

    Milk, monologues and the midlife crisis

    Last week I thought of Chris Evans. Not so long ago, Evans had an item on his morning radio show called Personality or...

  36. February 13, 2008

    Trio tunes into first round of Virgin Radio auction

    At least three companies are expected to put in first-round offers to buy Virgin Radio today, according to people familiar...

  37. December 20, 2007

    Cambridge takes on Oxford in toy race

    This Christmas the traditional rivalry between Ox-ford and Cambridge universities has spilt on to the high street as...

  38. December 19, 2007

    Cambridge takes on Oxford in toy race

    This Christmas the traditional rivalry between Ox­ford and Cambridge universities has spilt on to the high street as science...

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