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      Two-speed UK housing market returns

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      Amec Foster Wheeler’s operating profits fall 24%

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      Playtech confident of strong hand in omni-channel gambling

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      Spectre of IRA destabilises Northern Ireland power-sharing pact

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    7. August 27, 2015

      Oil groups’ shares jump on Kurdistan payment pledge

      Shares in Iraqi Kurdistan-focused oil producers jumped on Thursday after the semi-autonomous region’s government said...

    8. August 27, 2015

      Launch of all-night Tube service delayed

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    9. August 27, 2015

      CRH adds CR Laurence to acquisitions tally for $1.3bn

      Irish building materials group CRH has signalled its faith in the continued growth of the US commercial and residential...

    10. August 26, 2015

      Airline improvements help IAG climb on defensive hopes

      IAG beat a falling London market on Wednesday after its house broker argued that the British Airways owner is now...

    11. August 26, 2015

      An art show a day keeps the boredom away

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    12. August 26, 2015

      Poland’s banks caught in election crossfire

      Majority investors do not normally vote to increase their business’ costs by $350m voluntarily. But then the Polish...

    13. August 26, 2015

      Women-only carriages: the global view

      Jeremy Corbyn, the most left-wing of the four candidates to lead the UK’s opposition Labour party, has said he is...

    14. August 26, 2015

      Labour bars union chief Mark Serwotka from vote

      The leader of one of the UK’s biggest trade unions has been blocked from voting in the Labour leadership contest after...

    15. 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...

    16. August 25, 2015

      ‘Summer stock sale’ lures managers after market rout

      Fund managers are taking advantage of recent market misery to top up their holdings, arguing that the stock routs of...

    17. August 25, 2015

      Potash producer Uralkali plans $1.3bn share buyback

      Uralkali, the world’s largest potash producer by output, is planning its second billion-dollar share buyback this year...

    18. August 25, 2015

      Shares in LSE climb amid sharpest gyrations since 2011

      A whipsaw start to the trading week should be good news for London Stock Exchange, according to dealers. Trading...

    19. August 25, 2015

      China: How to do business without western rules

      What do you do when your board fires your company’s chief executive, only to find he or she will not give up the helm?...

    20. August 25, 2015

      Bucharest, Romania: Upbeat after tech start-up successes

      Population 2m-plus Corporation tax rate 16 per cent Time it takes to set up a company 5-8 days Once known as one of...

    21. August 25, 2015

      Antofagasta earnings plunge 49% in first half

      Chilean copper miner Antofagasta is seeking $160m of cost savings this year after reporting a 49 per cent drop in...

    22. August 25, 2015

      Shard sets new record for rents on London’s south bank

      After a slow start, the Shard, western Europe’s tallest building, has set a record for rents on London’s south bank...

    23. August 25, 2015

      Banks warn of hiring handicap under EU bonus rules

      Banks already facing intense competition from hedge funds to secure top talent have warned that they risk being...

    24. August 24, 2015

      London Tube strike suspended in ‘goodwill’ gesture

      The strike action planned by Tube workers this week has been suspended to allow for further talks between unions and...

    25. August 24, 2015

      ‘Corbyn-mania’ lifts Sadiq Khan in London race

      The betting odds for Sadiq Khan to become Labour’s mayoral candidate have sharply narrowed after a huge influx of new...

    26. FT Alphaville

      August 24, 2015

      Surprise! -- Markets Live returns a day early

      The weather in London is so bad, Bryce and Murphy assumed their holiday must be over. Oh, and there’s events in China…...

    27. August 24, 2015

      KPMG’s UK chairman Simon Collins warns on housing supply

      The government must make affordable housing a priority, the UK chairman of professional services firm KPMG has warned,...

    28. August 24, 2015

      Distilleries make a spirited return as boutique booze flourishes

      A taste among trendy younger drinkers for unusual and bespoke sipping spirits has fuelled a rapid rise in the number of...

    29. August 24, 2015

      London becomes Europe’s gridlock capital

      London likes to proclaim its pre-eminence in many fields but it will be less keen to advertise its latest achievement:...

    30. August 23, 2015

      Overseas investors cash in £3.4bn of London property

      A wave of mainly Asian investors have been making quick profits from sales of some of London’s largest office...

    31. August 23, 2015

      Foreign buyers undeterred by London sell-offs

      When Chinese insurer Anbang bid a reported £750m for the Square Mile’s Heron Tower this summer, it set a pricing record...

    32. August 23, 2015

      Gulf Keystone hires British MP Zahawi

      Gulf Keystone has turned to a British MP of Kurdish origin to bolster its dealings in the crisis-hit region. The...

    33. August 23, 2015

      Simon Collins, chairman, KPMG UK: in search of the right note

      Last year KPMG’s UK chairman Simon Collins got 11,500 staff together and made some of them cry. It was a proud moment....

    34. FT Photo Diary

      August 21, 2015

      Julian and Jesse

      WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with Reverend Jesse Jackson outside the Embassy of Ecuador in London   ...

    35. August 21, 2015

      FTSE 100’s worst losing streak in four years

      Drugs manufacturer Shire led London’s main index lower on Friday, but its move into correction territory this week was...

    36. August 21, 2015

      Landlords face £5,000 bill for Home Office enforced evictions

      Tightened requirements for landlords to evict tenants who are illegal immigrants could incur thousands of pounds in...

    37. August 21, 2015

      FT Masterclass: Scything with Clive Leeke

      “Snathe”, “peen”, “windrow”: the language of scything is esoteric. But take up a scythe handle (or snathe) for yourself...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      August 21, 2015

      Testing times

      England’s Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia’s Adam Voges during the fifth Ashes test at the Oval in...

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