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    1. March 9, 2015

      ‘The Audience’, New York — review

      Queen Elizabeth II has made all her official visits to the US under Republican administrations, so I am happy to report that...

    2. The World

      March 3, 2015

      Netanyahu plays Churchill in Washington

      When Benjamin Netanyahu rises to speak in Congress later on Tuesday he will become the first foreign leader since Winston...

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    1. February 27, 2015

      War fashion: rationed wardrobes

      As the second world war brought death and destruction to civilians on Britain’s home front, it also invaded that most...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      January 30, 2015

      Sir Winston Churchill's funeral anniversary

      The Havengore, the boat which carried Sir Winston Churchill along the Thames during his state funeral in 1965, is pictured...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      January 30, 2015

      Reflection of Churchill

      The statue of Britain’s former Prime Minister Winston Churchill is reflected onto the rain covered pavement in front of the...

    4. January 23, 2015

      The great leader born of a great crisis

      After his long and almost unimaginably full life and his state funeral, the body of Sir Winston Churchill was brought back...

    5. December 29, 2014

      CEOs and chairs: hot seat

      Winston Churchill was right about democracy: it is the worst form of government, except for all the others. What might the...

    6. November 20, 2014

      Mayor of London caught up in US tax dispute

      Boris Johnson has admitted that the US authorities are pursuing him for an unpaid tax demand. The Conservative mayor of...

    7. FT Alphaville

      October 31, 2014

      The perpetual battle over War Loan

      The British government isn’t renowned for its wonderful financial decisions. But among the best must be the consolidations...

    8. October 31, 2014

      UK to repay tranche of perpetual war loans

      One of Britain’s oldest and most unusual national debts is to be repaid, marking the end of an era for a government bond...

    9. October 24, 2014

      ‘The Churchill Factor’, by Boris Johnson

      Whatever has the mayor of London done now? Whatever makes him think that a prominent British politician with a full-time job...

    10. October 10, 2014

      Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace

      Blenheim Palace is one of Britain’s most monumental properties, an early 18th-century English baroque pile constructed over...

    11. October 8, 2014

      Sir Winston Churchill paintings to be offered to the nation

      Churchill the artist For Sir Winston Churchill, painting was “a companion with whom one may walk a great part of life’s...

    12. October 7, 2014

      Protesters take stock as calm returns to downtown Hong Kong

      A sense of weary calm was returning to downtown Hong Kong on Tuesday night, with only a few hundred of the tens of thousands...

    13. September 21, 2014

      Economists divided over benefits of minimum wage

      Does a minimum wage help or hinder workers? It is a question that has bedevilled economists and divided politicians since...

    14. August 15, 2014

      Taxing wealth on death is nothing new

      When Sir William Harcourt, a Liberal chancellor, introduced a top tax rate of 8 per cent on estates of more than £1m in...

    15. August 13, 2014

      Isis is at war with all of us and Kurds need help to defeat them

      Sinjar, a Kurdish area of Iraq near the border with Syria that has seen more prosperous times as a trading and farming hub...

    16. July 15, 2014

      Heart of Britain’s military history put up for sale

      The government building where a century of British politicians and military leaders have strategised their war plans is on...

    17. June 11, 2014

      Volution ready to extract value with UK listing

      A manufacturer that installed extractor fans in Downing Street for Winston Churchill and won praise from David Cameron for...

    18. April 28, 2014

      Serco issues profits warning

      Serco, the scandal-hit outsourcing company, has issued a profits warning and signalled that it might have to raise capital...

    19. April 25, 2014

      ‘The Literary Churchill’, by Jonathan Rose

      The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor, by Jonathan Rose, Yale University Press, RRP£25m, 506 pages In 1953 the Nobel...

    20. April 4, 2014

      Bush’s brushstrokes paint a warmer legacy

      George W Bush once declared that he could peer into Vladimir Putin’s soul. More than a decade later, the former US president...

    21. April 2, 2014

      The muppet show – live from London

      For anyone raised outside Britain or certain Wall Street trading floors, it may seem hard to believe that the word “muppet”...

    22. March 31, 2014

      Grande Bretagne roof garden, Athens

      Where: Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma Square, AthensWiFi: yesPlug sockets: yesEspresso: €4.50Open: breakfast 6-11am;...

    23. March 27, 2014

      Brittan on Britain

      I. Forced Normality My earliest semi-adult memories go back to the long, drawn-out struggle to persuade Sir Winston...

    24. The World

      February 6, 2014

      The struggle under the Persian carpet: infighting in Iran

      Winston Churchill once famously described watching Soviet politics from abroad as “like watching two dogs fighting under a...

    25. December 30, 2013

      Cigars face extinction in Britain by 2026

      The era when deals in the City of London were sealed amid a fug of late-night cigar smoke is drawing to a close. Over the...

    26. FT Alphaville

      December 23, 2013

      An economist's Christmas

      A little Christmas levity courtesy of Lombard Street’s Dario Perkins: If you put two economists in a room, you get two...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      December 18, 2013

      New money for the old lady

      Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg Bank of England employees carry concept designs for the new polymer five-pound note featuring...

    28. FT Alphaville

      December 18, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Sterling to Carney: Paul notes that sterling is now appreciating too much and that any...

    29. December 18, 2013

      UK to introduce plastic wipe-clean banknotes in 2016

      Crumpled fivers and tenners are set to be consigned to history after the Bank of England announced the introduction of...

    30. December 13, 2013

      See you, see me

      For Winston Churchill, it was a gun carriage pulled by soldiers through stilled Westminster streets. For Martin Luther King,...

    31. November 24, 2013

      Fund management reform will help avert groupthink

      Can globalised capital markets coexist with democracy and the nation state? It is reasonable now to fear that the answer is...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      October 30, 2013

      Marching for Winston Churchill

      Michael Reynolds/EPA The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps march during a ceremony held by US Congress to dedicate a bust of the...

    33. The A-List

      October 2, 2013

      Four cheers for the UN

      It is worth taking a moment to cheer the United Nations for its outstanding successes this past week. The UN is the global...

    34. September 27, 2013

      Churchill’s Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

      Churchill’s Bomb: A Hidden History of Science, War and Politics, by Graham Farmelo, Faber and Faber, RRP£25/Basic Books,...

    35. September 20, 2013

      The Bombing War, by Richard Overy

      The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945, by Richard Overy, Allen Lane, RRP£30, 880 pages After years of comparative neglect, the...

    36. September 16, 2013

      Hail the titans of tedium

      Can a politician be labelled “boring, snoring” and reach the top? The answer seems a resounding yes: often it is a prime...

    37. September 6, 2013

      White House jeweller: Obamas find the perfect present

      For centuries, the etiquette of gift giving has proved to be a diplomatic minefield for countless legions of foreign...

    38. The A-List

      September 2, 2013

      Australia, America and the Pacific ties that bind

      On Saturday Australia will go to the polls. Prime minister Kevin Rudd – recently returned to office in place of the deposed...

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