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    1. February 4, 2016

      Immigration curbs take shine off Nordic reputation for tolerance

      Danish moves to confiscate asylum seekers’ cash and jewellery; Norwegian officials deporting migrants over a freezing...

    2. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Record $5.5tn in govt bonds with negative yields

      A new record has been set in the freakish world of negative yields. Japan’s surprise decision to cut interest rates has...

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    1. January 28, 2016

      Areva move piles pressure on EDF

      EDF has agreed a significant investment in the troubled reactor business of Areva, putting further pressure on the...

    2. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Terex confirms $3.2bn bid from China's Zoomlion

      Zoomlion, China’s answer to Caterpillar, is trying to gatecrash a deal between its US and Finnish rivals that would...

    3. Tech blog

      January 26, 2016

      #techFT - Digital money divide widens

      There is a growing digital divide between the world of contactless payments and countries where cash is still king....

    4. MBA blog

      January 19, 2016

      Location, location, location

      Well, let me say it right away: I love Toronto. Over the past 29 years, I have lived and studied in Austria, Finland,...

    5. January 19, 2016

      Rise of the robots seen boosting the dollar

      The accelerating pace of digital innovation could have some surprising implications for the foreign exchange markets in...

    6. December 23, 2015

      Finland banks on Santa in diplomatic charm offensive

      When it comes to soft diplomacy, having Father Christmas in your corner is not a bad place to start. So on a recent...

    7. FT Alphaville

      December 23, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - High yield’s retrenchment. - “Finland should never have signed up to the single currency...

    8. Fast FT

      December 22, 2015

      Surprise improvement in Finnish unemployment

      Finland’s economic performance continues to be about as chilly as the Nordic country’s weather but on one count at...

    9. Brussels Blog

      December 14, 2015

      Is Davutoglu seeking another EU summit invite?

      During the height of the Donbass crisis, Ukrainian diplomats repeatedly managed to get President Petro Poroshenko into...

    10. December 6, 2015

      Europe will stumble before it learns to stand tall

      The main characteristic of today’s EU is an accumulation of crises. This is no accident. It happens because policies...

    11. November 29, 2015

      Risto Siilasmaa, Nokia chairman: Stealthy dealmaking at the Savoy

      In the summer of 2013, Nokia’s chairman Risto Siilasmaa delivered an ultimatum to Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer following...

    12. FT Data

      November 18, 2015

      Datawatch: Eurozone exports

      A weak euro is good news for eurozone exporters, especially Greece, Germany, Finland and Ireland, which rely on buyers...

    13. November 17, 2015

      Areva bailout talks encounter a roadblock

      Negotiations over the government-backed bailout of French nuclear group Areva have hit a roadblock as none of the...

    14. November 15, 2015

      Closet tracking: ‘Gigantic mis-selling phenomenon’

      Investors have been overcharged in at least 20 of the world’s largest investment markets, according to new academic...

    15. FT Data

      November 12, 2015

      Datawatch: highest support for the euro since 2002

      The share of the Eurozone population reporting that the single currency is a good thing stood at 61 per cent in the...

    16. beyondbrics

      November 6, 2015

      Breaking the link between poverty and educational failure

      Education policymakers worldwide often make a pilgrimage of sorts to Finland and Singapore to learn about their high...

    17. FT Alphaville

      November 2, 2015

      €454bn worth of euro nuts

      What a difference a year makes, charted by JPM’s Niko Panigirtzoglou and team (with our emphasis): It has been over a...

    18. October 22, 2015

      European court ruling bolsters bitcoin

      Global regulators’ attempts to define bitcoin took a further twist on Thursday as the EU’s top court ruled that for tax...

    19. Nick Butler

      October 21, 2015

      Beyond Hinkley — the need for a plan B

      The announcement that some form of funding structure for Britain’s nuclear new build at Hinkley Point in Somerset has...

    20. October 14, 2015

      True Finn finds power harder than protest

      Timo Soini is accustomed to throwing stones at the establishment from the margins. But the pugnacious leader of the...

    21. October 14, 2015

      Political disrupters rattle Europe’s old order

      Fragmented parliaments, minority governments, coalitions among parties that were once bitter rivals and elaborate deals...

    22. FT Data

      October 9, 2015

      Life is better in twos

      Life is better in twos, at least according to the latest Eurostat results on life satisfaction. Couples with children...

    23. September 23, 2015

      Investors shun UK’s £24bn Hinkley Point nuclear project

      Delays and cost overruns that have dogged two nuclear reactors being built in France and Finland have deterred...

    24. September 17, 2015

      Finland faces biggest strike in decades over tough reforms

      Finland is facing its biggest strike in decades as the fight between the unions and a government aiming to drag the...

    25. September 11, 2015

      Interiors special: how Finland’s design scene is taking flight

      Consider Scandinavian design, and a certain image comes to mind: blonde wood; white walls; elegant yet functional...

    26. September 11, 2015

      Since you asked: Un-Scandinavian lessons in balancing Finland’s economy

      ‘Finland . . . is proposing scrapping two bank holidays and cutting pay for sick leave, overtime and Sunday working.’...

    27. September 8, 2015

      Finland plans to cut holidays and sick pay to revive economy

      Finland is getting serious in its attempts to turn around its ailing economy: the new centre-right government is...

    28. August 26, 2015

      Angry Birds maker sheds another 260 jobs in effort to stay aloft

      The freefall of the maker of Angry Birds continued as Rovio Entertainment said it would cut another 260 jobs, taking...

    29. August 24, 2015

      Osborne warns about UK exposure to Asian markets

      George Osborne warned on Monday that Britain’s economy was exposed to a global downturn and its vulnerability...

    30. August 24, 2015

      Osborne seeks Scandinavian support for EU reforms

      George Osborne will visit three northern European capitals in a single day as he looks to secure support for the UK’s...

    31. FT Alphaville

      August 21, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Musings on Thomas Malthus, the Hellenistic Age, the loyal-spirit great kings of Iran 550-330...

    32. FT Alphaville

      August 18, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - The solution to corporate short-termism “isn’t on Wall Street. It’s in the executive suite.” -...

    33. August 14, 2015

      Weak eurozone data underline fragile recovery

      Disappointing eurozone numbers released on Friday demonstrate the fragility of the region’s recovery despite a cocktail...

    34. August 11, 2015

      Terex becomes third US group in week to announce tax inversion

      Terex, the industrial crane maker, has become the third US company in a week to strike a cross-border deal that will...

    35. August 9, 2015

      Greece nears €86bn accord with creditors

      Greece and its creditors are close to reaching an outline deal this week on the debt-laden country’s €86bn rescue...

    36. August 4, 2015

      Free Lunch: The dream of selling low and buying high

      Short-circuited yearnings for devaluation At the Wonkblog, Matt O'Brien has compared Sweden and Finland and observed...

    37. Andrew McAfee

      August 1, 2015

      Why today's Finland needs 18th-century France's 'super-smarts' for economic growth

      Why hasn’t Finland’s economy benefited more in recent years from its extremely skilled workers? The country has...

    38. July 29, 2015

      Nokia returns to consumer tech with virtual reality camera

      Nokia is plotting a return to the consumer market inspired more by a hovering robotic sphere from Star Wars than its...

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