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    1. January 22, 2016

      Oligarchs settle $2bn London case

      A $2bn legal dispute involving three of Ukraine’s wealthiest and most powerful oligarchs and centring on wealth amassed...

    2. January 21, 2016

      Bienvenue and G’day to America’s new best friends

      Who are America’s best friends in the world? A decade ago, the answer might have been the UK and Israel, but events and...

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    1. Investing in Young People

      With a third of the world’s 200m unemployed under the age of 25, FT writers examine th...
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    1. Westminster Blog

      January 19, 2016

      What the pollsters got right and Labour needs to understand about the 2015 general election

      Today has been something of a post-mortem into the 2015 general election. First, the inquiry into what went wrong with...

    2. January 18, 2016

      Ex-minister urges reforms to get benefits claimants into work

      More reforms are needed to help the most disadvantaged benefits claimants find work and encourage those on low wages to...

    3. December 13, 2015

      Tony Blair faces pressure over UK Guantánamo detainee Shaker Aamer

      Tony Blair and Jack Straw are under pressure to reveal what they knew about the treatment of Shaker Aamer, the British...

    4. December 11, 2015

      Tony Blair says he urged Gaddafi to quit ahead of air strikes

      Tony Blair has told MPs he made “two or three” attempts to persuade Muammer Gaddafi to relinquish power before the UK...

    5. FT Alphaville

      December 10, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - What’s the deal with Finland’s experiment testing a basic income? - The mystery of who spent a...

    6. December 9, 2015

      David Cameron visit to Warsaw clouded by UK migrant plan

      Hundreds of people from Poland’s elite stood in Warsaw’s cavernous Grand Theatre almost two years ago to applaud Tony...

    7. December 9, 2015

      Tony Blair urges Labour leadership to take up Blairism

      There are few members of the Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour party today willing to offer a full-throated defence of Blairism....

    8. December 4, 2015

      Hilary Benn’s powerful lesson in the art of oratory

      In an age when communications are dominated by the internet and social media, most politicians tend to dismiss the art...

    9. December 3, 2015

      UK public services: Reshaping the state

      From championing free trade to its leading role in the Suffragette movement, Manchester, in England’s industrial north,...

    10. December 3, 2015

      Britain’s MPs have made right call on Syria

      British foreign policy over the past 20 years has veered between two extremes. Under Tony Blair, the UK pursued a...

    11. November 25, 2015

      ‘Excess winter deaths’ stir fears over NHS ability to cope

      The capacity of the National Health Service to cope with a difficult winter has been called into question by figures...

    12. November 18, 2015

      Campaigners fear watering down of Freedom of Information Act

      It was the policy that made Tony Blair call himself a “naive, foolish, irresponsible nincompoop” in his memoir. As...

    13. November 2, 2015

      Nobody is listening to the UK’s anti-surveillance campaigners

      The latest and worst-written Bond film fires dud lines at you for 148 minutes you will never get back, but one really...

    14. October 25, 2015

      Tony Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

      Tony Blair has given a qualified apology for his role in the 2003 Iraq war, conceding it contributed to the rise of...

    15. October 20, 2015

      Lord Warner says Labour ‘hasn’t hope in hell’ as he quits party

      Lord Warner, former Labour health minister, has resigned from the party, warning that it does not have a “hope in hell”...

    16. MBA blog

      October 14, 2015

      What the leaders say

      The Oxford English Dictionary defines leadership as “the action or influence necessary for the direction or...

    17. September 28, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn has risen because the stakes are low

      Nobody who asks for “authenticity” in politicians understands how decadent this sounds. Most people in most societies...

    18. September 25, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn: how long can he last?

      Jeremy Corbyn, the man at the centre of Britain’s “populist moment”, has achieved the rare feat of enjoying a political...

    19. September 16, 2015

      Corbyn’s failure to back ‘In’ campaign muddies Labour’s EU stance

      In the run-up to its defeat in May’s general election, Britain’s opposition Labour party had a central pitch to the...

    20. September 14, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn makes John McDonnell shadow chancellor

      John McDonnell — a hardline leftwinger who has described bankers as “jokers”, has said he is opposed to Bank of England...

    21. September 13, 2015

      Labour makes exotic move but Europe’s leftwingers still swim in cold waters

      Europe’s direction of political travel is presently to the right, with the centre holding on to government, with some...

    22. September 11, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn onslaught threatens doom for Blairites

      They were the political leviathans of their generation who built up an election-winning powerhouse. Tony Blair, Gordon...

    23. September 10, 2015

      One year on, UK press regulator criticised for lack of bite

      When a new UK press regulator emerged last September from the tumult of the phone-hacking affair, its chairman promised...

    24. September 7, 2015

      Favourite for Labour deputy leader warns of disunity

      The frontrunner to become Labour’s deputy leader has warned against the danger of rebellion and disunity as the party’s...

    25. September 4, 2015

      The age of innocence

      On September 11 2001, I had lunch outside in the London sunshine with a beautiful woman from New York. Afterwards I...

    26. September 3, 2015

      A radical and rational plan for a post-crisis Labour party

      Jeremy Corbyn is, we are told, likely to become leader of the UK’s opposition Labour party. This prediction may even...

    27. September 1, 2015

      Cameron wisely refrains from fighting old battles

      Asked to condense into one phrase what is worst about the European Union, many Conservatives would plump for “The...

    28. August 30, 2015

      Jeremy Corbyn unites Brownites and Blairites in mutual alarm

      Jeremy Corbyn has succeeded where countless others have failed in uniting the Brownites and Blairites after a decade of...

    29. August 27, 2015

      Labour in ‘mortal danger’ if Corbyn wins, warns Mandelson

      Lord Mandelson, one of the founding fathers of the New Labour project, has given warning that a Jeremy Corbyn victory...

    30. August 27, 2015

      The Labour party is in mortal danger

      It would be a sad and possibly final chapter in the British Labour party’s history. If the leadership election that...

    31. August 26, 2015

      Britain’s never-ending inquiry into the Iraq war

      Six years after Gordon Brown’s government asked Sir John Chilcot to conduct an inquiry into the Iraq war, the...

    32. August 26, 2015

      Predictions will be around forever

      “I never make predictions and I never will,” is a quote attributed to everyone from Tony Blair to Paul Gascoigne. Who...

    33. August 24, 2015

      It’s as simple as it seems: Corbyn spells disaster for Labour

      Sometimes things are as simple as they seem. There is no profit in searching for complexity or perverse consequences in...

    34. August 19, 2015

      Spotlight falls on Corbyn’s foreign policies

      At a campaign rally for the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn began with a lengthy description of his meeting with...

    35. August 17, 2015

      Tony Blair gives lesson on wooing a hostile audience

      There is nothing like being given strategy advice by the ex-CEO. Last week the former British prime minister Tony Blair...

    36. August 13, 2015

      Tony Blair speaks out on ‘danger’ of Jeremy Corbyn victory

      More than 610,000 people have applied for a vote in the Labour leadership contest after a last-minute frenzy of...

    37. August 11, 2015

      Corbyn seeks to reintroduce labour ministry

      Jeremy Corbyn wants to resurrect a ministry of labour to deal with workers’ rights in another challenge to the legacy...

    38. August 9, 2015

      Corbyn attacked for signal on public ownership of industry

      Labour leadership candidates have rounded on their rival Jeremy Corbyn, after he indicated he would bring back his...

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