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  1. 6 hours ago

    Drug pricing: Bitter pill

    When delegates turned up for a big healthcare conference at New York’s plush Waldorf Astoria hotel in February, they were...

  2. October 1, 2013

    Wolseley to return £300m to shareholders as deals dry up

    Wolseley is returning £300m to shareholders through another special dividend after the plumbing and heating products...

  1. July 17, 2013

    John Martin to take over running of Turner Broadcasting System

    Phil Kent, head of Turner Broadcasting System for more than a decade, will hand over the running of Time Warner’s largest...

  2. February 19, 2013

    Drive for electric cars wins funds boost

    Electric car users installing a charging point at their homes will have 75 per cent of the cost paid by the government under...

  3. October 5, 2012

    Infernal sketch

    London’s Overthrow, by China Miéville, The Westbourne Press, RRP£7.99, 96 pages Taking his title from an infernal sketch by...

  4. October 2, 2012

    Wolseley compensates for dividend hiatus

    Wolseley, which had been battered by the 2008 housing market collapse, rewarded shareholders for their patience with a £350m...

  5. July 17, 2012

    Wolseley considers sale of French unit

    Wolseley said it was considering the sale of its struggling French division, as the building supplies group stepped up...

  6. May 29, 2012

    US drives growth at Wolseley

    The US has continued to drive growth at Wolseley, compensating for a markedly weaker sales performance in France and the...

  7. February 8, 2012

    Cable TV and Harry Potter lift Time Warner

    Time Warner beat analyst expectations with its fourth-quarter earnings thanks to strong results in its cable television...

  8. December 30, 2011

    Simon Schama at the Whitechapel Gallery

    “Cultural exchange,” said Penny Johnson, the hospitably learned director of the Government Art Collection, as I stared...

  9. November 22, 2011

    Holiday in hell

    The survival of holidays company Thomas Cook in its current form is threatened by a financial catch 22. To continue trading...

  10. November 15, 2011

    Geron withdraws from stem cell research

    Geron, the Californian biotech company, is abandoning its pioneering embryonic stem cell work after concluding that the...

  11. October 4, 2011

    Wolseley accelerates back into black

    Wolseley has outlined ambitious plans to become the number one plumbing and heating products supplier in all its main...

  12. September 26, 2011

    John Martin: Apocalypse, Tate Britain, London

    Lit by a dying crimson sun, the landscape has imploded and is being sucked into a vast black chasm. From the upper left...

  13. June 1, 2011

    Overseas growth boosts Wolseley

    Fresh momentum in France and continued progress in the US has helped Wolseley, builders' merchant offset a slowdown in sales...

  14. May 23, 2011

    Business diary: John Martin

    As chief executive of the US’s Gilead, John Martin is one of the few big drug company heads with a research scientist...

  15. December 7, 2010

    Wolseley sees signs of recovery in US

    The growing trend for US homeowners to remodel and extend their dwellings helped Wolseley lift its sales and profits beyond...

  16. May 15, 2010

    US limits decline in Wolseley's revenue

    The rebounding US housing market and stabilising demand for building products used in essential repair and maintenance work...

  17. May 14, 2010

    Wolseley expects profits to beat forecasts

    The rebounding US housing market and stabilising demand for building products used in essential repair and maintenance work...

  18. March 18, 2010

    Art adds more local colour in recession

    Iran is an exiguous straight line, Qatar a small triangle, while Mauritania is a more substantial pentagon.The shapes, drawn...

  19. March 17, 2010

    Art adds more local colour in recession

    Iran is an exiguous straight line, Qatar a small triangle, while Mauritania is a more substantial pentagon. The shapes,...

  20. January 26, 2010

    Wolseley gets own house in order

    Wolseleyunveiled a management shake-up yesterday that will see the departure of Steve Webster, who has been chief financial...

  21. January 25, 2010

    Wolseley gets own house in order

    Wolseley unveiled a management shake-up on Monday that will see the departure of Steve Webster, who has been chief financial...

  22. FT Alphaville

    January 25, 2010

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Monday, -Ferrero confirms does not intend to make an offer for Cadbury – statement. - Kraft...

  23. December 5, 2009

    The art market: Trophy hunters

    ‘Carpe d’Or’ (1987) by the Lalannes was sold at Christie’s in Paris last month Despite the current blanket media coverage of...

  24. September 12, 2009

    Better late than never

    Annihilation: The Sense and Significance of Death By Christopher Belshaw Acumen £16.99, 272 pages The Philosophy of Death...

  25. March 21, 2009

    Dubai's art fair defies gloomiest forecasts

    Ahead of Art Dubai, the city's annual contemporary art fair, New York and London galleries were phoning the organisers...

  26. March 21, 2009

    Dubai’s art fair defies gloomiest forecasts

    Ahead of Art Dubai, the city’s annual contemporary art fair, New York and London galleries were phoning the organisers...

  27. January 14, 2009

    Punters queue for recession-busting art

    The bottom might have dropped out of the top end of the art market, but Britain's famously satirical contemporary artists...

  28. January 14, 2009

    Punters queue for recession-busting art

    The bottom might have dropped out of the top end of the art market, but Britain’s famously satirical contemporary artists...

  29. September 15, 2008

    Time Warner gets back to basics of entertaining

    Time Warner is focusing on its core strength, the creation of entertainment and journalism for big global audiences. That...

  30. September 14, 2008

    Time Warner focuses on core strengths

    Time Warner is focusing on its core strength, the creation of entertainment and journalism for big global audiences. That...

  31. June 13, 2008

    Race for Weather Channel hots up

    Time Warner has withdrawn its bid for The Weather Channel, leaving NBC Universal and its private equity partners in prime...

  32. September 8, 2007

    Argentina restores Ragusa

    Ragusa Capital closed 38 per cent higher at 71p as its shares returned from suspension yesterday. The company published...

  33. July 28, 2007

    Visual arts

    Gordon Cheung - Paradise Lost Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle If the FT had a house artist, it would have to be Gordon Cheung....

  34. June 23, 2007

    David Schulte

    David Schulte is chief executive of Oliver Peoples Inc, the eye-wear company known for its signature non-logo, and is a...

  35. March 26, 2007

    Our long-term vision for science funding

    From Malcolm Wicks MP. Sir, John Martin (Letters, March 13) contends that the UK needs a long-term vision of science...

  36. March 13, 2007

    UK should be investing massively in generating biomedical ideas as basis for collaborative ventures

    From Prof John Martin. Sir, Although it has generated much discussion, the decision by the Department for Trade and...

  37. January 22, 2007

    Channel vision for the Louvre

    When in June last year some rediscovered watercolours by William Blake were auctioned in New York, the Louvre in Paris...

  38. January 21, 2007

    Channel vision for the Louvre

    When in June last year some rediscovered watercolours by William Blake were auctioned in New York, the Louvre in Paris...

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