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  1. September 19, 2013

    Rule changes set stiff agenda

    There is no rest for an island intent on convincing other countries that its financial regulation is among the world’s...

  2. May 20, 2013

    Political backlash blamed for woes at Russia’s ‘Silicon Valley’

    Just over a month ago, Tony Blair and Colin Powell were sitting in Moscow’s towering World Trade Centre, helping Kremlin...

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  1. Doing Business in Jersey

    Crown dependency plans to strengthen economy through diversification...
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  1. January 14, 2013

    Unleash the funding dogs of political war

    The inspiration for this came from a bottle. It was a cheap South African Chenin Blanc/Chardonnay on special offer from...

  2. January 13, 2013

    US resistance grows to Hagel nomination

    Chuck Hagel’s nomination as US secretary of defence faced more resistance on Sunday after one senior senator suggested...

  3. beyondbrics

    December 21, 2012

    Mexico: the 'unwinnable' war

    While foreign governments cheered loudly in favour of Felipe Calderón’s war against Mexico’s drug gangs, Jorge Castañeda...

  4. November 7, 2012

    Foreign policy team faces shake-up

    President Barack Obama will immediately face some delicate decisions about his most important national security advisers,...

  5. November 1, 2012

    Obama gets lift from Republican backers

    When Michael Bloomberg has been pressed to run for president, he has joked that being Jewish, pro-choice, anti-gun, and a...

  6. November 1, 2012

    Bloomberg backs Obama over climate change

    The issue of climate change has been thrust into the US election spotlight after New York mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed...

  7. The World

    October 26, 2012

    US Election round-up Friday October 26

    Welcome to a round-up of presidential election news and the quadrennial process of the “last dash for votes” stories has...

  8. October 26, 2012

    Romney backer sparks race controversy

    A leading supporter of Mitt Romney has suggested that Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama because both men were the same...

  9. October 25, 2012

    Powell delivers Obama endorsement

    Former secretary of state Colin Powell took a swipe at Mitt Romney’s foreign policy credentials on Thursday, saying that the...

  10. October 5, 2012

    The art of peace

    Interventions: A Life in War and Peace, by Kofi Annan with Nader Mousavizadeh, Allen Lane, RRP£25/Penguin, RRP$36, 400 pages...

  11. March 7, 2012

    Glamour partners: Ballet tie-up a positive step for diamond exchange

    The Antwerp Diamond Bourse has announced a glamorous partnership with Belgium’s Royal Ballet Flanders. The deal will extend...

  12. November 4, 2011

    No Higher Honour

    Three days after 9/11, Condoleezza Rice sat down at Camp David with key Bush administration national security officials to...

  13. October 7, 2011

    Cain surge defies sceptics in Republican race

    Back in 1986, before he ever considered running for president, the most daunting challenge facing Herman Cain was figuring...

  14. September 4, 2011

    A cold-blooded tale of two conflicts

    In the days before his autobiography was published, perhaps to pump up sales, Dick Cheney predicted that his book would have...

  15. July 10, 2011

    Salesman with many masters

    Two things occur to you when you walk out after a meeting with Marc Benioff, the founder, chairman and chief executive of...

  16. beyondbrics

    July 8, 2011

    South Sudan's awkward guest

    With South Sudan celebrating independence on Saturday, who is to blame for the flight of more than 200,000 people from...

  17. February 11, 2011

    Donald Rumsfeld’s ‘Known and Unknown’

    Donald Rumsfeld with George W Bush at a White House briefing in March 2006 Known and Unknown: A Memoir, by Donald Rumsfeld,...

  18. December 9, 2010

    20 questions: David Giampaolo

    David Giampaolo cites tenacity, integrity and loyalty as his best features Originally from Florida, David Giampaolo has run...

  19. FT Tech Hub

    November 17, 2010

    Google, Facebook don't innovate - A VC

    Google and Facebook have ceased to innovate, according to venture capitalist Fred Wilson, an allegation that John Doerr, a...

  20. September 19, 2010

    Centrists team up to fight the Tea Party

    Stroll in the park: Barack Obama on Sunday in Lafayette Park, Washington, with his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha (second...

  21. February 10, 2010

    Sting in the tail

    Slowly the pressure on Tony Blair and his henchmen - such as Mr Straw - is growing. Mr Straw sounded acutely uncomfortable...

  22. November 24, 2009

    The corporate diplomats

    Nani Beccalli calls himself the "foreign minister of GE". In his role as chief executive of General Electric International,...

  23. November 23, 2009

    The corporate diplomats

    Nani Beccalli calls himself the “foreign minister of GE”. In his role as chief executive of General Electric International,...

  24. May 19, 2009

    Big-hitters side with Obama over IMF

    The Obama administration turned to a group of Republican and Democrat big-hitters on Monday to bolster its attempt to win...

  25. May 15, 2009

    Republican war of words flags up lack of talent

    It is a family feud so fierce that even the 97-year-old matriarch has become involved. Roberta McCain, mother of John...

  26. May 14, 2009

    Republican war of words highlights lack of fresh talent

    It is a family feud so fierce that even the 97-year-old matriarch has become involved. Roberta McCain, mother of John...

  27. April 16, 2009

    Bared teeth but no real bite

    Satire is a perilous business. Taking the lid off something, one should be sure that that "something" is not past its...

  28. April 15, 2009

    Bared teeth but no bite

    In the Loop ★★☆☆☆ (Armando Iannucci) In Search of Beethoven ★★★★☆ (Phil Grabsky) Good ★☆☆☆☆ (Vicente Amorim) Before I Forget...

  29. April 1, 2009

    Tapestry of Picasso work on display

    It might have been tailor-made for the Group of 20 summit: a spacious room with a large, round table, empty chairs and one...

  30. April 1, 2009

    'Guernica' - Tapestry of Picasso work on display

    It might have been tailor-made for the Group of 20 summit: a spacious room with a large, round table, empty chairs and one...

  31. December 21, 2008

    Transcript: Interview with Condoleezza Rice

    This is an edited transcript of a Financial Times interview with Condoleezza Rice, US Secretary of State, on December 19...

  32. December 11, 2008

    Obama set to name Chu as energy chief amid more top appointments

    Barack Obama is poised to unveil three more senior administration appointments, with Stephen Chu, a Nobel prize-winning...

  33. December 2, 2008

    Marine general a cool combat veteran with diplomatic skill

    Barack Obama hit back against criticisms of his connections with radical antiVietnam war activists during the presidential...

  34. December 1, 2008

    Jim Jones appointed national security adviser

    Barack Obama hit back against criticisms of his connections with a radical anti-Vietnam war activist during the presidential...

  35. November 8, 2008

    'Saying the unsayable': John Sutherland on Toni Morrison

    The epithet "first" hangs like a lead albatross around the neck of high-achieving African-Americans: Jackie Robinson, first...

  36. November 6, 2008

    The comedy and tragedy of history

    The George W. Bush presidency has proved what some philosophers have long contended. Comedy and tragedy are the same thing....

  37. November 6, 2008

    Republicans begin the soul-searching after party 'failed to connect' with American people

    Republicans began a painful inquest into their sweeping election defeat yesterday as the party prepared for life without...

  38. November 5, 2008

    Republicans begin the soul-searching

    Republicans began a painful inquest into their sweeping election defeat on Wednesday as the party prepared for life without...

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