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      ‘Kremlin’s banker’ Sergei Pugachev handed 2-year prison sentence

      Sergei Pugachev, the man once known as the Kremlin’s banker, has been given a two-year prison sentence by the UK’s High...

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      When are you too old to ski? The right answer is ‘not yet’

      What is the right age to give up skiing?” I asked a client who was about to take his family to the slopes for half...

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    1. Fast FT

      23 hours ago

      US stock futures rebound after five-day slide

      It’s been a rough few days for the bulls, with the broad S&P 500 sliding for five-straight sessions. But US stock-index...

    2. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Temporary employment helps French job numbers

      France added 47,100 jobs in 2015, a 0.3 per cent increase from the previous year helped by a rise in temporary...

    3. Brussels Blog

      February 12, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Brexit Beartraps

      This is Friday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here....

    4. February 11, 2016

      Hollande attempts to rally the left with reshuffle

      François Hollande has tried to repair relations with leftwing hardliners in his party in a government shake-up designed...

    5. February 11, 2016

      Challenges face Christine Lagarde in second IMF term

      Christine Lagarde is heading for a second five-year term at the head of the International Monetary Fund after the...

    6. February 11, 2016

      Britain locked in battle with France and Germany over City rules

      Britain is at loggerheads with France and Germany over the right of the City of London to diverge from the eurozone's...

    7. February 11, 2016

      Pernod Ricard: back in the USA

      First came the Brics. Then their successors, the “next 11,” the Civets and the Mints. And if you are running a global...

    8. February 11, 2016

      Diversion from traditional taxis takes another turn in Paris

      During the past few weeks, Teddy Pellerin has spent time behind bars and his ride-sharing company has been one of the...

    9. February 11, 2016

      SocGen shares tumble 13% as sector sell-off resumes

      Société Générale signalled on Thursday it may struggle to meet its profitability targets this year because of...

    10. February 11, 2016

      France’s law on terrorists and nationality is draconian

      François Hollande’s government is in the throes of passing a law that will allow the state to strip convicted...

    11. February 10, 2016

      France anti-terror law clears first hurdle as Fabius steps down

      France’s lower house approved a plan to strip French-born terrorists of their nationality and enshrine the state of...

    12. February 10, 2016

      French wine exporters toast €12bn sales

      French wine and spirits exporters toasted a record value of overseas sales last year — thanks to a weaker euro, as well...

    13. February 10, 2016

      EDF faces €100bn bill for upgrading ageing nuclear power stations

      French utility EDF is facing a €100bn bill for upgrading its ageing nuclear power stations at the same time as a new...

    14. February 10, 2016

      Hermès cautions global slowdown is set to weigh heavily on sales

      Hermès has cautioned that deteriorating global conditions could push sales growth this year below its medium-term...

    15. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Weak eurozone industry raises fears for growth

      Eurozone industry flopped at the end of 2015, contracting sharply from Germany to France and raising fears the eurozone...

    16. February 9, 2016

      Oil industry leaders move to quash talk of stronger prices

      Powerful oil industry insiders have moved to quash talk of stronger prices this year, warning that turmoil in emerging...

    17. February 9, 2016

      We should engage with xenophobes, not silence them

      Mainstream politicians across Europe face serious challenges from populist and xenophobic parties. How should they...

    18. February 9, 2016

      Notebook: Paris needs to acquire a head for heights

      For generations, Paris’s wide boulevards and elegant balconied buildings have dazzled tourists and given the French...

    19. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      Network Rail names new CFO

      Network Rail has recruited a Brit with experience of the French railways to be its new chief financial officer. The UK...

    20. February 8, 2016

      Casino: rallying cry

      Take that, monsieur le short seller! If one can characterise the stand-off between Muddy Waters, the bearish US...

    21. February 8, 2016

      Cameron accused of ‘scaremongering’ over Brexit claim

      David Cameron was accused of “scaremongering” on Monday after he claimed that thousands of refugees in camps in Calais...

    22. February 8, 2016

      French general given top UK army job

      A French general is to become second-in-command of one of the UK army’s two frontline divisions from August, as part of...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      February 8, 2016

      Wind and wave

      Waves break against the Boulogne-sur-mer harbour pier, France ...

    24. February 8, 2016

      Former French budget minister goes on trial

      Jerome Cahuzac, French President François Hollande’s disgraced former budget minister, goes on trial on Monday on...

    25. February 8, 2016

      French bid to make Australia submarines fades on US security fears

      Paris’s bid to build a $35bn submarine fleet for Australia has lost significant ground over fears the French state...

    26. February 8, 2016

      Investors push French banks to cut branch networks

      French banks are coming under increased investor pressure to shrink their extensive branch networks and move customers...

    27. February 7, 2016

      Through the past, darkly, for Europe’s central bankers

      Re-reading John Weitz’s biography of Hjalmar Schacht, Hitler’s Banker , I noted some interesting parallels between the...

    28. February 7, 2016

      Casino to sell Big C stake to Thai TCC Group

      Groupe Casino has agreed to sell its stake in Thailand’s Big C Supercenter to the country’s TCC Group for €3.1bn...

    29. The World

      February 6, 2016

      Rumours of the circumflex's demise greatly exaggerated

      There is a wonderful passage in Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels” about the war between Little-Endians in Lilliput...

    30. February 6, 2016

      EU governments call on Brussels to tackle China over steel

      A group of governments including the UK and Germany have urged the EU to step up its fight against cheap steel from...

    31. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Portugal's "anti-austerity" budget just passes test

      The new Portuguese government narrowly avoided having its first “anti-austerity” budget rejected by the European...

    32. February 5, 2016

      No room for minimalism: the Paris home of Juan Pablo Molyneux

      Rue Chapon is a narrow street of balconied limestone buildings typical of Haussmann’s Paris, on the fringes of the...

    33. FT Data

      February 5, 2016

      Datawatch: Revision of GDP forecast

      Brussels expects Ireland’s GDP to rise 4.5 per cent this year, nearly 1 percentage point higher than it forecast last...

    34. February 4, 2016

      Sarkozy vows to slash French taxes to revive election hopes

      Nicolas Sarkozy has vowed to slash taxes and pare back public spending if he is elected France’s president in 2017, as...

    35. February 4, 2016

      France opens probe into ‘bribery’ of Malaysia’s Najib Razak

      Paris prosecutors have launched a formal investigation into whether Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister, was paid...

    36. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Boris and Brexit

      BoJo is poised to enter the Brexit debate. David Cameron is expected to win the eleventh-hour backing of Boris Johnson,...

    37. February 3, 2016

      Brexit: European press ponders Britain à la carte

      The draft EU deal that brought David Cameron a battering in the British press has been given more supportive treatment...

    38. Brussels Blog

      February 3, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Tusk's Brexit blueprint

      This is the Wednesday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

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