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      Amazon starts to book UK sales in Britain

      Amazon has started to pay taxes on sales to its UK customers in Britain rather than in Luxembourg, in a climbdown after...

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      New housing starts rise by 31 per cent

      New housing starts in England have reached the highest level since 2007, according to government data, but remain around...

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    1. 22 hours ago

      Hopefuls ready London for life after celebrity mayors

      With only a year left to go as London mayor, Boris Johnson now likes to start meetings with his City Hall team by asking:...

    2. 23 hours ago

      Addison Lee and Uber united against plans to cap private taxis

      London’s largest private taxi company has found rare common ground with Uber in opposing plans by mayor Boris Johnson to cap...

    3. 23 hours ago

      FT Weekend 30: Paul Killik on Sid, stagging and the Big Bang

      This week, deflation arrived in Britain for the first time since the 1960s. Back in the 1980s, its reverse — inflation — was...

    4. 23 hours ago

      FT Weekend 30: Thirty years of FT Money

      Back in 1985, London’s Docklands — illustrated below in the first-ever FT Weekend masthead — epitomised an industrial...

    5. 23 hours ago

      Wine trade chases shrinking profits as UK drinks less

      At first sight, the big crowds at this week’s London Wine Fair were evidence of an industry in high spirits. But despite the...

    6. May 22, 2015

      Week in Review, May 23

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Deutsche Bank investors fire warning...

    7. May 22, 2015

      Pretty as a picture

      Inspiration can be a loaded word. For those of lesser scruples or talent, “inspiration” can be shorthand for blatant...

    8. May 22, 2015

      Mercuria wins first round in Citi repo dispute

      Citigroup said it would “vigorously” pursue compensation from Mercuria over a batch of metal financing deals that went sour...

    9. FT Alphaville

      May 22, 2015

      The line-up for Camp Alphaville 2015

      Yes, 80 speakers and panelists will be presenting at our annual finance festival in London on July 1. Click the image for...

    10. FT Alphaville

      May 22, 2015

      Plus500 and the FCA

      So, what should we make of Plus500′s “Further statement and clarification” issued on Friday, after the Aim market...

    11. May 22, 2015

      Photo London in focus

      Two fairs opened in London on Wednesday this week: the new Photo London, of which the FT is media partner, and the third...

    12. May 22, 2015

      FT Weekend at 30: Culture shocks

      It is hard to imagine the extent of the chaos in which the UK arts world was operating in 1985. London had scarce reason to...

    13. May 22, 2015

      The wonder years: three decades of dining

        Changes Wine by the glass Once offered merely as red or white, and then considered something only for wimps, wines by the...

    14. May 22, 2015

      UK pound store growth faces hurdles as economy improves

      Ron and Doreen Mizzen visit Poundland on Roman Road market in east London almost every day. Among their purchases are milk,...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      May 22, 2015

      London swimming

      Members of the East German Ladies’ swimming team leave the new ‘King’s Cross Pond Club’ outdoor swimming pool on Friday in...

    16. May 22, 2015

      Ousted CEO digs in in lockout at Asia Resource Minerals

      It has all the elements of a corporate thriller. An ousted chief executive occupies the company’s headquarters, takes...

    17. May 21, 2015

      Bank fines credited for culture shift

      Multibillion-dollar fines — such as the record settlement imposed on six banks over foreign-exchange manipulation — are...

    18. May 21, 2015

      The heist with everything

      Millions of pounds of gold, jewels and cash. Bungling coppers. A daring crime allegedly cooked up by a gang of plumbers, car...

    19. May 21, 2015

      A leg-up for house buyers that will not break the bank

      For a twentysomething Londoner looking to step on to the property ladder, owning a piece of the city is a lot easier if you...

    20. May 21, 2015

      Investec eyes global growth in wealth management

      Investec is opening its first Asian office for its wealth and investment business in Hong Kong as part of the bank’s...

    21. FT Alphaville

      May 21, 2015

      Calling all hoverboard manufacturers...

      We have just a few spaces remaining for young fintech-focused firms wanting a bit of exhibition space at Camp Alphaville,...

    22. May 21, 2015

      This house believes that debating skills aid social mobility

      At Beckton’s Kingsford Community School, a secondary school in one of London’s most deprived boroughs, a small group of...

    23. May 21, 2015

      University College London eyes global closures over cost concerns

      University College London is considering closing down its international campuses as it dismantles its bricks and mortar...

    24. May 21, 2015

      Business travel from China falls 13%

      Business travel from mainland China to the UK dropped nearly 13 per cent last year, according to official statistics,...

    25. May 20, 2015

      Osborne makes priority of boosting UK productivity

      George Osborne has announced plans to improve Britain’s poor productivity record, admitting the country has to deal with...

    26. May 20, 2015

      Tanya Tagaq, Village Underground, London — review

      It was a bracing evening, even by the standards of an east London centre of avant-garde musical happenings. Tanya Tagaq is...

    27. May 20, 2015

      LSE poised to reap reward for focus on Africa

      The London Stock Exchange Group anticipates attracting further listings from African companies in coming months in a sign...

    28. May 20, 2015

      Patisserie Valerie owner to boost morning coffee deals

      Patisserie Holdings is planning to ramp up its coffee sales with new morning meal deals as it bolsters its position in one...

    29. May 20, 2015

      Martin Mills: shaping global music tastes from an indie stronghold

      Martin Mills may have built one of the world’s largest independent record companies — launching artists from Adele to...

    30. May 20, 2015

      Jean-François Théodore, architect of Euronext, 1946-2015

      Jean-François Théodore, who has died aged 68, had a dream to create a single continental bourse to trade stocks and...

    31. May 20, 2015

      Thames swimming pool project hits Kickstarter funding target

      A year after Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s London sewage system was completed in 1865, a floating iron and glass swimming bath...

    32. May 20, 2015

      Uber challenges London mayor Boris Johnson over cap on minicabs

      Uber will challenge plans by Boris Johnson to cap the number of minicabs operating across London, arguing that the move...

    33. May 20, 2015

      Penthouse gym to separate high-flyers from great unwashed

      “Never let them see you sweat,” Gillette told us in the 1980s. In July, Fitness First will make that dream a reality for...

    34. May 20, 2015

      Third of Londoners unable to afford basics

      A third of people living in London do not have sufficient income to pay for a decent standard of living because housing,...

    35. May 19, 2015

      BHP slides in wake of South 32 split

      BHP Billiton led the London market lower on Tuesday as investors switched into its South 32 spin-off. South 32 has climbed...

    36. May 19, 2015

      Rosneft trading expansion plans hit by western sanctions

      Sanctions have stopped Russia’s state-controlled oil group Rosneft expanding its trading operations, the company revealed on...

    37. May 19, 2015

      The damage of London’s artificial scarcity of land

      Compare two ways of earning the same amount in London. The first is to work. A job in one of the capital’s thriving...

    38. May 19, 2015

      The Art of a Nation, Mall Galleries, London — review

      In the wild west world of Irish banking before the crisis of 2008-10, Allied Irish Banks drank the saloon dry. Allowing the...

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