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    1. November 20, 2014

      Protean artist who was constantly on the move

      The career of Mike Nichols proved the old artist’s adage that one way to remain critic-proof is to be continually moving....

    2. November 20, 2014

      Climate fund pledges rise to $9.3bn

      British ministers have come under fire for pledging up to £720m in aid to help poor countries deal with climate change after...

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    1. November 13, 2014

      John Major warns EU over ‘serious possibility’ of UK quitting

      There is a serious possibility that Britain could leave the EU, and it will be dissuaded only if allies make significant...

    2. November 13, 2014

      Germany shares UK concerns over EU migration and benefits

      Germany shares some of the British Tories’ concerns about EU migration – but only some. And it has little sympathy for the...

    3. November 12, 2014

      Eurozone policy makers braced for weak growth figures

      The economic strategy of eurozone leaders is set to come under renewed pressure on Friday, with gross domestic product data...

    4. November 10, 2014

      Tagebuch eines Verschollenen/La voix humaine, Staatsoper Berlin – review

      A Czech villager in love with a gypsy girl. A Parisian woman on the telephone with her ex-lover. The villager must leave all...

    5. November 9, 2014

      Angela Merkel: ‘fall of Wall showed us dreams can come true’

      Angela Merkel said on Sunday that the fall of the Berlin Wall should serve as inspiration in tackling today’s global...

    6. November 8, 2014

      Gorbachev warns world on ‘the brink of a new cold war’

      Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned on Saturday that the Ukraine crisis had brought the world to “the brink...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      November 7, 2014

      Merkel commemorates Berlin wall anniversary

      Markus Schreiber/AP German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a special session of the German parliament to commemorate the...

    8. November 7, 2014

      Berlin: a tale of two cities

      It was the early evening of November 9 1989. The East German people were rebelling. In a televised press conference, the...

    9. November 7, 2014

      The East German border guard who opened the Berlin Wall

      At first his men refused to obey. It was only when Lieutenant Harald Jäger gave the order a second and then a third time...

    10. November 6, 2014

      Bliss it was to be alive, but to be a Berliner was very heaven

      The fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9 1989 was not something that could be understood; it could only be felt. One word...

    11. November 6, 2014

      After 25 years Germany needs a foreign policy

      Germany is casting around for a foreign policy. To say Angela Merkel’s government has embraced the task with unbridled...

    12. November 5, 2014

      German rail strike to hit events that mark fall of Berlin Wall

      Germany’s train drivers severely disrupted the country’s rail network on Wednesday at the start of a four-day strike, the...

    13. November 5, 2014

      Fall of Berlin Wall remains region’s best chance to heal wounds

      In his new book The Trouble with History, Adam Michnik, a courageous Polish dissident intellectual under communism, writes:...

    14. November 2, 2014

      Entrepreneurs in step with a growing venture

      Milan has carved a name for itself as Italy’s fashion and design capital. Style is in the city’s DNA and even those with...

    15. October 31, 2014

      Street photography in Berlin

      It is a grey autumn afternoon at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, but despite the weather there’s a happy, chattering, throng of...

    16. October 31, 2014

      Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall

      The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall, by Mary Elise Sarotte, Basic Books, RRP£18.99/$27.99, 320 pages...

    17. October 29, 2014

      Governments sign deal against tax evasion

      Fifty-one countries have pledged to pass on financial data after signing an agreement in Berlin to crack down on tax...

    18. October 24, 2014

      Traded life policies aren’t dead yet

      It’s not been a great few weeks for stock market investors and unfortunately in the short term I don’t think matters will...

    19. October 21, 2014

      Die Schöne Helena, Komische Oper Berlin/Der Zarewitsch, Staatsoperette Dresden – review

      Two state capitals, two operetta premieres, two gay takes on dated subject matter, two very different outcomes. Is operetta...

    20. FT Alphaville

      October 20, 2014

      Spending versus consolidation, German political capital edition

      Two sets of charts from BCA Research with unclear implications: One interpretation of these charts is that they explain the...

    21. October 10, 2014

      Uber to slash Berlin ride-sharing fares to steer round city’s ban

      Uber, the taxi app group, is slashing prices as it seeks to navigate restrictions imposed by authorities and overturn a ban...

    22. October 7, 2014

      Performers for hire

      Ever had a party swanky enough to justify hiring a musician, but at a loss as to how to find one? Berlin-based Sidestage...

    23. October 6, 2014

      Tosca, Staatsoper Berlin, Schiller Theater – review

      How is this actually possible? How can the leading opera house of the German capital open its season with something so...

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      September 29, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Hong Kong removes riot police from streets | Government says Chinese soldiers will not be deployed *...

    25. September 26, 2014

      Berlin: the ‘Goldilocks city’ with an anarchic soul

      On a warm autumn day, we walk up to Winterfeldtplatz, past the mustachioed men in tight leather on the street where...

    26. September 24, 2014

      East Germany still lags behind west after fall of Berlin Wall

      Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, living standards in the former Communist east Germany still languish...

    27. September 11, 2014

      Mario Draghi hits back at critics of asset-backed securities plan

      Mario Draghi has hit back at critics of his plan to revive the eurozone’s recovery by buying hundreds of billions of euros...

    28. The World

      September 11, 2014

      The gulf in budget discipline between Paris and Berlin

      Like anyone familiar with the French definition of budgetary discipline, I didn’t spill my coffee in shock on Wednesday...

    29. September 10, 2014

      Exit Paradise, Neuköllner Oper, Studio, Berlin – review

      What happens when none of your dreams comes true? Uschi longs to travel. She collects odd facts and reflects on her...

    30. September 8, 2014

      Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London

      One could hear the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra a hundred times and still marvel at its beefy sound, the precision of its...

    31. September 4, 2014

      M – film review

      The great Peter Lorre whistles a tune and our skins prickle in horror. So begins M, Fritz Lang’s 1931 Meisterwerk, now...

    32. September 4, 2014

      German companies struggle to rise to Silicon Valley challenge

      Germany’s industrial challenges The Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial fair, is normally an occasion for German...

    33. August 22, 2014

      Why high-end housing in Berlin differs from London and Paris

      In the summer of 1989, Friedrichstrasse was a drab road close to the Wall in what was then East Berlin. Next to...

    34. August 14, 2014

      Uber banned in Berlin on passenger safety grounds

      Uber, the app-enabled taxi service, is facing a new challenge in Germany after Berlin’s city government voted to ban its use...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      August 12, 2014

      Suits you

      Thomas Peter/Reuters Florian Steiner, right, a tropical medicine doctor, and Thomas Klotzkowski, a ward physician, step out...

    36. August 10, 2014

      Rocket Internet’s success comes with detractors

      In its home country, the rapid international expansion of Rocket has led to it being loathed rather than lauded – at least...

    37. FT Alphaville

      August 7, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Go long Harrods: This is the Russian government’s official decree banning food imports...

    38. August 3, 2014

      France urges G20 to put issue of US bank fines on agenda

      France has gathered support to challenge US regulators imposing heavy penalties on foreign banks at a G20 meeting of world...

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