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      Philips Lighting shares glow on debut

      Are equity investors having a light bulb moment? Shares in Philips Lighting are glowing on their first day of trading...

    2. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Philips Lighting prices IPO at €20 a share

      Philips Lighting said on Thursday that it has priced its initial public offering at €20 a share, which would give the...

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    1. May 14, 2016

      Do we still need to build a third runway at Heathrow?

      Heathrow airport has tried to smooth the take-off for plans for a third runway by giving up its opposition to a longer...

    2. May 12, 2016

      General Atlantic frontrunner in £950m Argus Media auction

      General Atlantic has emerged as the frontrunner in an auction to buy a controlling stake in Argus Media, which would...

    3. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Market jitters hit Euronext revenues

      Euronext, the European exchanges operator, reported a drop in revenues after global markets were hit with jitters at...

    4. MBA blog

      May 4, 2016

      European travels offer life and business lessons

      A study break for me means an opportunity to travel, and travelling equals meeting people and learning from their...

    5. April 23, 2016

      German finance minister objects to tax transparency proposals

      EU plans to force multinational companies to publicly reveal the taxes they pay in different countries have hit a...

    6. April 22, 2016

      Eurozone edges closer to deal over Greece

      After months of wrangling, Eurozone finance ministers have claimed a breakthrough in negotiating the next stage of...

    7. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Eurogroup claims breakthrough on Greek review

      Euro area finance ministers will seek to conclude a review into Greece’s bailout programme next week, as officials...

    8. Brussels Blog

      April 22, 2016

      A Franco-German Amsterdam clash on banking union music

      Wolfgang Schäuble’s destiny is to be a man who keeps having to listen to people talking about things he doesn’t want to...

    9. April 20, 2016

      Know your rights when your flight is delayed

      The television weather forecasts were showing swirls of white across the northeastern US. It may have been spring, but...

    10. Brussels Blog

      April 19, 2016

      Leaked: Ministers note on banks & sovereign debt

      Coming to terms with painful truths can take a long time, and the EU’s struggle to acknowledge an original sin built...

    11. Tech blog

      April 11, 2016

      #techFT - Safe self-driving scare for insurers

      Platoons are lining up and premiums are falling in the autonomous vehicle era, there’s discord over YouTube’s music...

    12. April 8, 2016

      Why baby boomers deserve to win the fight to save their legacy

      In another world, Johan Cruyff was an androgynous pop star and David Bowie upended the game of football. Had either...

    13. April 7, 2016

      Pershing Square: performance anxiety

      Great news. For a limited time only, Bill Ackman’s investing genius is available for free. Mr Ackman listed shares of...

    14. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Dutch EU referendum hangs in balance

      The outcome of the Dutch referendum on a controversial trade deal between the EU and Ukraine was in doubt after only 29...

    15. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Low turnout for Dutch vote on EU-Ukraine trade deal

      Dutch voters have so far given a resounding shoulder shrug in the Netherlands’ referendum on the EU’s controversial...

    16. March 28, 2016

      Blank Out, Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam — ‘Awkward and whimsical’

      The Netherlands Opera’s new Opera Forward Festival seeks to extend the boundaries of the genre, nowhere more than with...

    17. March 24, 2016

      Johan Cruyff, the man who reinvented football, dies aged 68

      Johan Cruyff, who has died aged 68, wasn’t merely the best footballer of the 1970s, he also reinvented football. It was...

    18. March 23, 2016

      Only the Sound Remains, De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam — ‘Sensual and evocative’

      As the lights dim, a pulsing veil of otherworldly sound hangs over the auditorium, so visceral that you could almost...

    19. Fast FT

      March 17, 2016

      Ted Baker hikes divi 18.6% as online thrives

      Ted Baker raised its dividend 18.6 per cent for the year to the end of January, as new store openings and strong online...

    20. Fast FT

      March 15, 2016

      Billionaire Ackman hit hard by Valeant slump

      Tuesday is shaping up to be a rough one for Bill Ackman. Barely four hours into trading and the US hedge fund...

    21. March 6, 2016

      Khovanshchina, Nationale Opera, Amsterdam: ‘Gripping and glorious’

      Why exactly is the Nationale Opera’s new Khovanshchina so good? Christof Loy’s production is four straight hours of...

    22. February 26, 2016

      @FTThrift: Check out foreign supermarkets

      The next time you’re on a European city break, and thoughts turn to buying gifts for the folks back home, don’t fall...

    23. Fast FT

      February 25, 2016

      RELX to buyback a further £700m of shares in 2016

      RELX, the Anglo-Dutch company formerly known as Reed Elsevier, intends to buy back a further £700m of shares this year,...

    24. January 13, 2016

      Aegon shares jump on new strategy and share buyback

      Shares in Aegon rose sharply on Wednesday after the Dutch insurer unveiled details of a new strategy and a €400m share...

    25. January 6, 2016

      Malaysia Airlines in PR blunder over baggage allowances

      Malaysia Airlines has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn after banning passengers from checking in luggage on...

    26. January 1, 2016

      Lillian Vernon, direct marketing retailer, 1927-2015

      What to do about that unwanted gift? The dilemma becomes all the more awkward when it involves the latest addition to a...

    27. December 28, 2015

      Irish rovers are tempted to return home

      For Paul Terry, one of the rewards of returning to Ireland after a career abroad was taking his children to visit Santa...

    28. Fast FT

      December 24, 2015

      PostNL shares deliver further gains amid bid chat

      Could Royal Mail deliver a significant acquisition in the New Year? Shares in PostNL, the Dutch postal operator, are...

    29. November 30, 2015

      Yotel lodging group plans to open up to 50 hotels

      Yotel, the lodging chain that offers pod rooms for as little as four hours at a time, has launched an aggressive...

    30. November 6, 2015

      Pershing Square Holdings: closed calls

      Henny Youngman’s jest about medicine — the doctor reached for my wallet and said “cough” — could apply just as well to...

    31. November 4, 2015

      San Francisco rejects Airbnb curbs

      San Francisco voters have narrowly rejected a key anti-Airbnb ballot measure, marking a victory for the home-sharing...

    32. October 25, 2015

      Canada’s WestJet eyes low-cost transatlantic market

      WestJet, the Canadian airline, is aiming to expand into the low-cost transatlantic market next year, following the...

    33. October 25, 2015

      Big data killed the private banking star

      More than 35 years ago, The Buggles, a British band, recorded “Video killed the radio star” in a high-tech studio in...

    34. October 7, 2015

      Altice playbook may not have happy ending

      Ambitious companies like to suggest they have a special template that enables them to succeed where others struggle....

    35. August 29, 2015

      European ministers back tighter rail security

      European ministers late Saturday backed tighter security measures on the region’s rail network and called on the...

    36. August 26, 2015

      Attack puts railway security into EU arena

      Until Friday’s foiled gun attack on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, the prospect of a terrorist...

    37. August 25, 2015

      Train terror suspect played jihad YouTube tape before attack

      The heavily armed man who boarded a train between Amsterdam and Paris last week listened to a jihadist recording on...

    38. August 23, 2015

      Thwarted train attack shows France’s vulnerability to terrorists

      As French investigators questioned Ayoub el-Khazzani on Sunday, a host of unknowns continued to surround the...

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