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    1. November 19, 2014

      Atul Gawande’s Reith lectures on the future of medicine

      The Reith Lectures 2014 on The Future of Medicine, Atul Gawande, BBC Radio 4, from November 25 We all know how personal...

    2. FT Data

      November 19, 2014

      Attitudes to migration and where migrants live

      Migration from the European Union is a pretty controversial issue in Britain. Particularly in politics: the strength of the...

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    1. October 24, 2014

      China CNR: getting there

      In the 1980s, British Rail had a catchphrase: We’re getting there. Hopeful but, in the end, a failure. The state-owned...

    2. October 21, 2014

      How an Irish passport opens doors

      ‘Hello,” I said. “My name is Conor O’Clery. I am the international business editor of The Irish Times of Dublin, Ireland’s...

    3. October 17, 2014

      Janet Yellen bemoans rising US inequality

      Janet Yellen decried rising inequality on Friday in an unusual speech that may lead to accusations of politicising the US...

    4. MBA blog

      October 14, 2014

      An exhausting induction week

      Drinks reception at the Science Museum When I first saw the timetable for induction week I thought it looked like an easy...

    5. October 10, 2014

      ‘Pictorialism’ makes a return in the digital age

      In the summer of 1898 an elaborate performance took place in the woods around Norwood, Massachusetts, a few miles southwest...

    6. October 10, 2014

      Boston’s brownstones face competition from new skyscrapers

      Boston is playing it risky. On the one hand the popularity of its European-style low-density and low-rise living is creating...

    7. October 3, 2014

      Disruptive technology will not kill banks

      When Bill Gates speaks, bankers listen. And when he delivered a keynote speech this week at Sibos, the vast annual banking...

    8. September 24, 2014

      Amtrak sues insurers over Superstorm Sandy payouts

      Amtrak, the US’s main long-distance rail passenger operator, faces a legal battle over the meaning of the word “flood” that...

    9. September 23, 2014

      Old Mutual eyes $2bn listing for US unit

      Old Mutual has put a price tag of as much as $2bn on its US asset management arm as the FTSE 100 financial services company...

    10. September 21, 2014

      Schooled to lead in the footwear of rebel rock stars

      Amid the mementos and bric-a-brac of a well-travelled life in Jim Calhoun’s office in North Andover, Massachusetts, is a...

    11. September 18, 2014

      The tree that recharges your phone

      Milena Ristovic, a secondary school teacher in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, suffers from a complaint common to millions...

    12. September 15, 2014

      Technology drives US midterms battle for small donors

      A non-profit organisation pulling in donations averaging just $28 a time has become one of the Democratic Party’s most...

    13. September 12, 2014

      Five of the best: Boston brunches

      The Salty Pig Chef Kevin O’Donnell’s brunch favourite is stuffed French toast, delicious and surprisingly light fried bread...

    14. September 8, 2014

      Record $350m donation for Harvard

      Harvard University has received the largest single donation in its 378-year history, with a $350m pledge to support the...

    15. September 5, 2014

      Alibaba to launch IPO roadshow on Monday

      Alibaba’s long-awaited listing, more than a year in the making and possibly the largest initial public offering to date, is...

    16. September 3, 2014

      Fed survey points to robust recovery

      All twelve districts of the US Federal Reserve reported growing economic activity through the summer in the latest sign of a...

    17. September 3, 2014

      Ghana to raise up to $1bn in debt sale

      Ghana is seeking to raise money from international bond investors weeks after it opened talks with the International...

    18. FT Data

      September 1, 2014

      Ukip do like to be beside the seaside

      Ukip leader Nigel Farage (left) and Conservative MP for Clacton-on-Sea Douglas Carswell who has announced he is defecting to...

    19. August 29, 2014

      Biz Stone: Making big money from the little bird

      Christopher Isaac “Biz” Stone, 40, co-founded Twitter in 2006 with Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams. From under 200 tweets a...

    20. August 19, 2014

      In praise of the late arrivals

      At the age of 58 William Agush was told by the five-year-old Boston technology start-up where he was working as a contractor...

    21. FT Alphaville

      August 13, 2014

      US regional inequality

      Readers should check out this fascinating piece by the FT’s Anjli Raval on the growing gap in average incomes and home...

    22. August 12, 2014

      Record income gap fuels US housing weakness

      The income gap between America’s richest and poorest metropolitan regions has reached its widest on record, shaping an...

    23. July 24, 2014

      The House of Magic – film review

      If you have minds and eyes, prepare to have them boggled. The opening 3D scenes in The House of Magic, a...

    24. July 16, 2014

      London start-up turns smartphones into tickets to ride

      Smartphones have become a lot of things that have nothing to do with making a phone call. Thanks to innovative tech...

    25. June 27, 2014

      Nomad at heart of Shire’s defence

      Born in Denmark and commuting between his office in Boston and his home in Zurich, Flemming Ornskov is the ultimate global...

    26. MBA blog

      June 12, 2014

      MBA Jobs Clinic 2014

      Welcome to the Financial Times Ask the Expert MBA Jobs Clinic 2014. Are you an MBA graduate seeking careers advice, perhaps...

    27. June 8, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – June 9 Meet some students Current students from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania are inviting...

    28. June 3, 2014

      Chief of French pharmaceuticals group Sanofi moves to US

      Sanofi scrambled to ease concern over its commitment to France on Tuesday after it was revealed that the company’s chief...

    29. June 3, 2014

      Amtrak chief warns over key Hudson River tunnels

      The chief executive of Amtrak, the US passenger train operator, has criticised top politicians’ “insufficiency of...

    30. April 30, 2014

      US unemployment: A long-term trap

      Lalanya Tevyaw has been looking in vain for a job since last June, when she lost her $2,500-a-month position at a recycling...

    31. April 23, 2014

      Primark in pursuit of the American dream

      Oasis and Robbie Williams failed. Adele and One Direction cracked it. The music industry is divided between those British...

    32. April 23, 2014

      AB Foods heads FTSE after Primark move

      Corporate news set the pace at both the top and bottom of European equity markets on Wednesday, leaving most of the region’s...

    33. April 23, 2014

      Primark plans US venture as part of wider expansion

      Primark, the fast growing discount fashion chain, is launching an assault on a terrain that over the years has defeated many...

    34. April 8, 2014

      Boris Johnson launches MedCity to boost UK life sciences

      Boris Johnson says London and the southeast can become the world’s life sciences capital after launching a body to help the...

    35. March 31, 2014

      Former Citigroup co-chief John Reed warns of ‘managerial turmoil’

      John Reed, the former co-chief executive and architect of the modern day Citigroup, said “managerial turmoil” at the...

    36. March 28, 2014

      Feast your eyes: upmarket homes for foodies

      Seafair, 254 Ocean Avenue, Rhode Island, US, $19m Where In Newport, Rhode Island, 42 miles from Providence and about a...

    37. March 17, 2014

      Guinness withdraws from New York St Patrick’s day parade

      Guinness became the latest brewer to drop sponsorship of St Patrick’s day celebrations in the US amid growing criticism of...

    38. FT Alphaville

      March 5, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Why recovering assets from deposed kleptocratic politicians isn’t easy. - A new IMF paper on EM...

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