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    1. April 17, 2015

      Rob Leach stands down at BlackRock in reshuffle

      BlackRock’s Rob Leach, one of the most senior figures on the buyside in London, has left his role as head of European...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      April 17, 2015

      Arts of the Islamic World

      A Sotheby’s member of staff presents a 18th/19th Century Ottoman jewelled presentation sword at a media preview of the Arts...

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    1. April 17, 2015

      The politicians intent on pillaging your pension

      The Green party proposed an eye-catching policy for high earning London home­owners with large pension savings this week. It...

    2. April 17, 2015

      High-end property charge deadline nears

      Owners of high-end properties held in companies have been warned not to miss a looming tax deadline that will affect...

    3. April 17, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — inflation, mortgages and house prices

      What does this show? It illustrates nominal and real house prices over the past decade, indicating that the former have...

    4. April 17, 2015

      Dear millennials: a few interview tips . . . 

      Nearly 30 years have passed since I sought my first job. In those days, the most reliable route into print journalism was...

    5. April 17, 2015

      Shikumen, London

      I have now visited Shikumen, the Chinese restaurant which opened six months ago as part of the Dorsett Shepherd’s Bush hotel...

    6. April 17, 2015

      Interview: Roy Andersson

      At last year’s Venice Film Festival, two flight paths collided. Competing for the festival’s prestigious Golden Lion was...

    7. April 17, 2015

      Temple Song series: music that leaves noise behind

      In his 1841 novel Barnaby Rudge, Charles Dickens described the “clerkly monkish atmosphere” of London’s Temple complex,...

    8. Westminster Blog

      April 17, 2015

      Today in the election

      A summary of today’s events April 17 The Labour party said it would ban unpaid internships and guarantee first jobs for...

    9. April 17, 2015

      Argentina launches legal action against UK oil groups in the Falklands

      Argentina has launched a lawsuit against British companies exploring for oil and gas in disputed waters around the Falklands...

    10. April 17, 2015

      The ‘prayer mile’: how the City of London’s churches were saved

      The City of London, the UK capital’s traditional financial district, is diverse and thrilling architecturally. Founded in...

    11. April 17, 2015

      Will £3bn regeneration revitalise London’s Elephant and Castle?

      To the outsider, Elephant and Castle neither looks nice nor works well. The south London patch is just over a mile from...

    12. April 17, 2015

      Overseas student surge drives expansion at London universities

      Across London, from the Olympic Park in the east to White City in the west, universities are breaking new ground. A surge of...

    13. April 17, 2015

      Vinyl and pies mash-up is UK retail hit

      Steak and ale pies and vinyl records are an unlikely pairing, but one that has proved a hit for the Pie & Vinyl record store...

    14. FT Alphaville

      April 17, 2015

      A disturbance in the financial force

      This is the one thing we didn’t want to happen… Bloomberg problems argggghhh — Michael Hewson (@mhewson_CMC) April 17,...

    15. April 16, 2015

      City Insider: Mandelson’s mellowing views

      Peter Mandelson: Non-dom dealings Lord Mandelson has joined the advisory board of principal investments company Sapinda,...

    16. beyondbrics

      April 16, 2015

      Ukraine's creditors are pushing it towards default

      After a lull of several weeks, an upsurge of fighting near Donetsk is once again threatening Ukraine’s fragile ceasefire. A...

    17. April 16, 2015

      Takeover Panel picks Rothschild banker as next director-general

      Britain’s Takeover Panel, which governs mergers and acquisitions, has tapped veteran NM Rothschild rainmaker Crispin Wright...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      April 16, 2015

      Waiting for Ed

      A dog and Labour supporters wait for the arrival of party leader Ed Miliband in Crouch End, north London as part of his...

    19. April 16, 2015

      The healthcare company that is on constant alert

      Arnaud Vaissié sleeps well. This is despite overseeing International SOS, the medical and security services company he...

    20. Off Message

      April 16, 2015

      Why Right to Buy II is a very odd Tory policy

      There are two big questions relating to the Conservatives’ latest Right to Buy policy, which David Cameron announced at the...

    21. FT Alphaville

      April 16, 2015

      Plus500 churn update

      A central question for Plus500, the London-listed but Israel-based online contract for difference broker, is how does it...

    22. April 16, 2015

      Business paints bleak picture of UK

      A panel of financial service veterans on Wednesday painted a bleak picture of the UK’s attractiveness for big business after...

    23. April 15, 2015

      Huawei looks to go upmarket with latest handset launch

      Huawei has launched its most technically advanced smartphone as it ramps up its challenge to Apple and Samsung in the...

    24. April 15, 2015

      Guy Hands weighs bid for LA Fitness chain

      Guy Hands is throwing his hat into the ring in the bidding for LA Fitness, pitting his private equity firm against Pure Gym...

    25. April 15, 2015

      Fines fail to spur banks into action on client cash

      The record £126m fine handed out by the UK regulator against Bank of New York Mellon for not properly ringfencing client...

    26. April 15, 2015

      Adultery website Ashley Madison plans London IPO

      Ashley Madison, the online matchmaker for married people wanting to have extramarital affairs, has announced plans for an...

    27. April 15, 2015

      Royal Opera House escapes cutbacks as it unveils new programme

      At a time when many opera houses are still struggling from the effects of the 2008 financial crisis, the Royal Opera House...

    28. April 15, 2015

      General election: Clegg declares Lib Dems open to new coalition

      Nick Clegg has declared the Liberal Democrats open to business for a coalition with Labour or the Conservatives, unveiling a...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 15, 2015

      What is Camp Alphaville?

      Ideas, like jokes, are found at the edge of things. They come with perspective, a moment to relax, or rubbing up against...

    30. April 15, 2015

      Old Mutual turns to African financial services veteran

      Old Mutual has turned to a 20-year veteran of African financial services to replace Julian Roberts as chief executive, in...

    31. April 15, 2015

      Global property bubble fears mount as prices and yields spike

      Fears of a renewed global property bubble are rising as prices and yields hit records last seen before the financial crisis,...

    32. April 14, 2015

      Leading Indonesian family behind rival to Rothschild bid for Arms

      One of Indonesia’s richest family-owned businesses has emerged as backer of a possible offer for Asia Resource Minerals, the...

    33. April 14, 2015

      HSBC hires headhunters in search for new board members

      HSBC is preparing to refresh its board of directors after a bruising few months in which some of its most senior members...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      April 14, 2015

      Shoreditch street art

      A woman walks past a piece of street art in Shoreditch, east London   ...

    35. April 14, 2015

      Pragmatism works best in the reform of economics

      Last week to Paris, for the annual conference of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, a think-tank focused on...

    36. April 14, 2015

      Candy brothers cut staff by a third as turnover dips

      Luxury property developers Nick and Christian Candy have laid off a third of their staff in a move that helped lift profits,...

    37. April 14, 2015

      Modi reforms crucial to Siemens’ India plans

      Siemens is preparing to build two new rail infrastructure factories in India but cautioned that further investment increases...

    38. April 14, 2015

      Asos appoints Helen Ashton as finance director

      Asos has raided the ranks of a UK debt management company to find a finance director, ending a six-month search to replace...

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