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    Gulf Keystone plans return of foreign workers to Kurdistan

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  9. August 28, 2014

    Scotland’s patriots can vote for the union

    Three weeks before the referendum and Alex Salmond’s campaign for an independent Scotland has still to answer the simple...

  10. August 28, 2014

    Supermarket stocks set pace on FTSE 100

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  11. August 28, 2014

    Chipmaker CSR rejects Microchip Technology offer

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  12. August 27, 2014

    Russians cool on luxury London homes as Italians move in

    Wealthy Russians are cooling on London’s luxury houses, leaving Italians as the only large group of buyers increasing their...

  13. August 27, 2014

    Tiffany lifts guidance as sales sparkle

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  14. August 27, 2014

    And I and Silence, Signature Center, New York – review

    “I don’t give up, I never have,” says Jamie, one of the characters in And I and Silence, the Naomi Wallace play that is...

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    Millennium Moto bridge

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  16. August 27, 2014

    Kate Bush, Hammersmith Apollo, London – review

    Kate Bush risks more than she stands to gain from her return to the stage. Money isn’t a motive, otherwise she’d be playing...

  17. August 27, 2014

    Oil auction may end well for Shell, badly for Nigeria

    It is decent of Nigerian operators to offer a Shell-led consortium top dollar for its onshore oil. Many locals have been...

  18. August 27, 2014

    Tighter UK mortgage rules trigger house-price discounts

    Most homes changing hands in the British property market are now selling at a discount, according to new figures, as tighter...

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    August 27, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Bob’s back: Paul notes that Wednesday sees a resumption of trading in Atlas Mara...

  20. August 27, 2014

    Petrofac bounces on neutral FTSE 100

    Shares in Petrofac bounced back in early London trade on Wednesday, after the hit taken by the stock over the previous...

  21. August 27, 2014

    Foxtons shares hit despite special dividend and jump in profits

    Foxtons’ shares slid by more than 11 per cent on Wednesday after the London estate agency chain forecast a cooling-off in...

  22. August 26, 2014

    Rating rise to ‘buy’ propels RSA higher

    Shares in RSA Insurance shone in London on Tuesday, as the FTSE 100 returned from its late-summer long weekend to play...

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    August 26, 2014

    Bob's back

    8am on Wednesday sees a resumption of trading in Atlas Mara Co-Nvest, the cash shell that Bob Diamond floated in London last...

  24. August 26, 2014

    Farage to stand in Thanet seat as Johnson pins hopes on Uxbridge

    Boris Johnson has confirmed he is seeking the safe Conservative seat of Uxbridge and West Ruislip in next year’s general...

  25. August 26, 2014

    Chris Corsano Summer Residency, Café Oto, London – review

    Chris Corsano is a remarkably adept American drummer who zips round his drums with studio-precision timing and an iron sense...

  26. August 26, 2014

    Technology for fashion

    London Fashion Week will arrive in the UK capital for its annual celebration of design, clothing and beautiful people from...

  27. August 26, 2014

    Antofagasta hit by high costs and weak copper price

    Higher costs and a subdued copper price drove down profits at Antofagasta but the UK-listed miner said it saw a more...

  28. August 25, 2014

    Thames clean-up inspires Modi’s Ganges plans

    Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, could look to the clean-up of the once filthy Thames in London as a model for...

  29. August 25, 2014

    UK account holders flock to Swedish bank’s ‘church spire’

    Tucked away in a leafy side street of St Albans, a prosperous commuter town north of London, is a red-brick house with...

  30. August 25, 2014

    Start-ups seek to ease London property owner’s storage woes

    With the cost of living space in London hitting dizzying premiums, for many residents the solution to cramped apartments is...

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    August 25, 2014

    Bolivia settles with foreign companies as elections approach [updated]

    Is Bolivia ready to improve its image among foreign direct investors? A settlement with one claimant and an order to pay...

  32. August 24, 2014

    Goldfrapp, Old Royal Naval College, London – review

    Summer, a moment ago blazing away merrily over London, has vanished. Hence Greenwich Music Time, a new series of outdoor...

  33. August 24, 2014

    Ban the executioners of Isis from the internet’s public square

    Even hardened journalists warned people not to watch the video, not even to share stills from it. One simply wrote, “oh,...

  34. August 24, 2014

    London doctors prepare for Ebola patient as crisis worsens in west Africa

    Medics at a London hospital were preparing on Sunday to treat a British healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra...

  35. August 24, 2014

    UK garment manufacturers face skills shortage

    Khadra Osmas is excited to be trained to do something she has always enjoyed: making clothes. “I love being on a sewing...

  36. August 24, 2014

    Big Four step up services to hedge funds

    The Big Four global accountants are stepping up their services advising hedge funds as they seek to capitalise on a sector...

  37. August 24, 2014

    Standard Life Investments’ rebel with a Gars

    When Keith Skeoch, chief executive of Standard Life Investments, one of the UK’s biggest fund houses, first arrived at the...

  38. August 22, 2014

    Building societies seek review of curbs on mortgages

    Building societies are calling for an automatic review of Bank of England curbs on mortgage lending so they do not become...

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