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    1. May 14, 2014

      Victory for Le Pen will impose a heavy cost on Europe

      Could Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front beat all other French political parties in this month’s European elections?...

    2. March 21, 2014

      Parents need option of a good local school

      There are two subjects upon which the English fixate – weather and school choice. The former we can do little about but...

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      The corporate aviation industry is still struggling to recover from the downturn trigg...
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    1. October 22, 2013

      Australian business aviation beats global slump

      The financial uncertainty of the past few years has battered business aviation around the world, but one place that has...

    2. February 4, 2013

      Larry Klinger, meticulous page maker

      Journalist, 1940-2013 There are many moving parts to producing a newspaper. Reporters and columnists may achieve recognition...

    3. January 13, 2013

      Pioneer of the FT’s expansion abroad

      Nearly 35 years ago, a handful of strong characters were driving the early international expansion of the Financial Times....

    4. May 22, 2012

      Leveson turns to Labour’s Murdoch links

      After a string of revelations about the close relationship between News International and Conservative politicians, the...

    5. January 30, 2012

      Messy reforms begin to bear fruit

      The real imponderable of the English higher education reforms has been how students would react. On the evidence so far, the...

    6. October 26, 2011

      Sadler’s Wells warns of threat to projects

      Sadler’s Wells, the London dance theatre, has reported a strong year of ticket sales, but warns that financial pressures...

    7. October 25, 2011

      Scottish gold mine receives approval

      Plans to establish Scotland’s first commercial gold and silver mine in Loch Lomond National Park, a leading tourism...

    8. October 19, 2011

      Watchdog warns councils over school finances

      Local authority state schools need stronger financial supervision, according to a report by the National Audit Office,...

    9. October 6, 2011

      Leveson inquiry opens with claims of bias

      The inquiry into phone hacking began on Thursday with accusations of bias against the panel of assessors and claims that...

    10. September 28, 2011

      Tabloids challenge ‘unrepresentative’ Leveson panel

      Sir Brian Leveson, the high court judge in charge of the inquiry into press standards, said on Wednesday he would consider...

    11. September 23, 2011

      Frankel piles pressure on Gove

      The Department for Education has failed to keep “within the spirit – and probably the letter – of the law”, according to one...

    12. September 21, 2011

      Councils step into Gove emails affair

      Lawyers acting for a local authority have demanded that civil servants establish whether Michael Gove, education secretary,...

    13. September 19, 2011

      Gove faces probe over private e-mails

      Michael Gove and his closest advisers are being investigated by the Information Commissioner after the Financial Times...

    14. Westminster Blog

      July 21, 2011

      Sir Gus knocks down Raynsford's civil servant's accusations

      We brought you fresh details this morning of Nick Raynsford’s claims that a former government figure believed he was the...

    15. July 20, 2011

      Campaigners dismayed at remit of inquiry

      Campaigners expressed disappointment that the remit of Lord Justice Leveson’s panel inquiring into illegal press activity,...

    16. May 19, 2011

      School building agency chief to step down

      The head of the government’s school building agency is leaving his post to set up a social investment company that will...

    17. March 29, 2011

      Gove gets red light over target guru

      Senior mandarins have been dismayed at reports that Sir Michael Barber, the former head of Tony Blair’s Downing Street...

    18. November 23, 2010

      Carrying the can for tax fiasco

      So who is carrying the can at Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs in the wake of the great tax fiasco? Looks like the fall guy –...

    19. August 11, 2010

      Sir Gus is not a Whitehall quitter

      Suggestions on Tuesday night that Sir Gus O’Donnell, Britain’s top civil servant, may be about to quit will have come as a...

    20. April 22, 2010

      Cuts hurt England more than Scotland

      Public spending will be better protected in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland once the axe falls after the general...

    21. April 22, 2010

      Cuts hurt England more than Scotland

      Public spending will be better protected in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland once the axe falls after the general...

    22. March 19, 2010

      Something for the weekend

      Although retailers are well aware of the power of the internet and its ability to let them reach customers outside their...

    23. February 18, 2010

      First priority must be to restore robust growth

      From Lord Skidelsky and others. Sir, In their letter to The Sunday Times of February 14, Professor Tim Besley and 19...

    24. December 7, 2009

      We urge Darling not to undermine recovery with cuts

      From Prof David Blanchflower and others. Sir, As we look forward to the pre-Budget report there is inevitability a great...

    25. October 21, 2009

      Quangocrats seek mercy from Tories

      Most of the nation's 790 quangos are desperate to talk to the Tories, who want to institute a big cull in quango numbers....

    26. October 20, 2009

      Quangocrats seek mercy from Tories

      Most of the nation’s 790 quangos are desperate to talk to the Tories, who want to institute a big cull in quango numbers....

    27. May 19, 2009

      Charity to play after-school role

      A new education charity will be launched today by Partnerships for Schools, the delivery agency for the government's...

    28. March 3, 2009

      People person

      A Pearson stalwart of nearly 40 years, having joined as a trainee in 1970, Sir David Bell is stepping down from the board...

    29. October 16, 2008

      Australia pushes for international rules to 'rein in executive greed'

      The Australian prime minister said yesterday he would push for new global rules to outlaw excessive pay packages for bank...

    30. October 15, 2008

      Rudd calls for crackdown on executive pay

      Kevin Rudd joined international leaders calling for a crackdown on executive pay in the financial services industry which...

    31. July 19, 2008

      Give Bundy his due as a great public servant

      From Dr Arthur I. Cyr. Sir, John Train’s column “The heresies and swamis that can hurt your profile” (FT.com, June 28) was...

    32. January 29, 2008

      Gold watches and carriage clocks for the 21st century

      After a lifetime's loyal service to the company, the good corporate manager was traditionally presented with a carriage...

    33. January 28, 2008

      Carriage clocks for the 21st century

      After a lifetime’s loyal service to the company, the good corporate manager was traditionally presented with a carriage...

    34. November 6, 2007

      Page turned for Les Echos

      Devotees of Les Echos, the leading French financial newspaper, are getting used to going without their usual read at...

    35. July 4, 2007

      Third strike at Les Echos

      Journalists at Les Echos yesterday voted to stage their third strike in two weeks. The decision came after they rejected...

    36. June 21, 2007

      LVMH confirms interest in Les Echos

      LVMH, the luxury goods group, on Thursday announced that it was in exclusive talks to buy Les Echos from Pearson, the owner...

    37. June 20, 2007

      Les Echos journalists strike over Pearson's decision to sell

      Journalists at Les Echos, France's leading business daily, have gone on strike, preventing publication of today's edition,...

    38. June 19, 2007

      FT’s sister paper staff threaten strike

      Journalists at Les Echos, the Financial Times’ French sister paper, have threatened to strike as owner Pearson confirmed on...

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