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    1. FT Data

      January 22, 2015

      The tribes of Davos

      By David Blood and Aleksandra Wisniewska More than 2,500 people are attending the World Economic Forum in Davos this week,...

    2. January 19, 2015

      UK economy shows shift to low-skilled jobs, research finds

      Britain’s economy has shifted more towards low-skilled jobs and less towards high-skilled ones compared with other European...

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    1. January 16, 2015

      The route from Silk Road to a New York court

      The trial of Ross Ulbricht In June 2011, US customs agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International airport confiscated a...

    2. January 16, 2015

      RWE poised for UK asset sale to Russian oligarch

      RWE has agreed to complete the sale of North Sea gasfields to a Russian billionaire — with the proviso that the German...

    3. January 9, 2015

      Dutch pension scheme pulls €4bn hedge funds investment

      Europe’s second-largest public pension fund has withdrawn all of its €4.2bn investment in hedge funds, and issued a damning...

    4. January 6, 2015

      How financiers turned back forces of equality

      In 1920, the 1 per cent — the top percentile of the income distribution — accounted for 15-20 per cent of total gross income...

    5. January 6, 2015

      Dutch anger at Turkey’s detention of journalist

      The Netherlands said on Tuesday it was shocked by Turkey’s detention of a Dutch journalist on suspicion of producing...

    6. January 5, 2015

      England’s Premier League is top of the tables for spending money

      It is often said that “money makes the world go round”, and in football’s global transfer system there is one place where...

    7. January 4, 2015

      UK and Norway near deal to build subsea power cable

      Norway is close to agreeing a €2bn investment to construct a 700km underwater power line that would allow the UK to import...

    8. December 23, 2014

      Let us enjoy the greatest human escape of all

      The highest life expectancy recorded for women anywhere in the world has risen by a year every four years since 1840. This...

    9. December 19, 2014

      Biotechnology: A breakthrough for blood cancer?

      Some of the most heart-rending stories in medicine are about the desperate search for a compatible bone marrow donor as a...

    10. December 18, 2014

      Luxembourg abandons attempt to keep tax list secret

      Luxembourg has agreed to hand over a list of the hundreds of tax deals signed with some of the world’s largest businesses...

    11. December 18, 2014

      Icelandic bank pays back further £1.36bn

      The UK government has recovered a further £1.36bn of taxpayers’ money, six years after bailing out thousands of British...

    12. December 18, 2014

      Geert Wilders charged over anti-Moroccan remarks

      The controversial Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders has been charged with discrimination and encouraging hatred...

    13. December 17, 2014

      EU widens corporate tax rulings probe

      Brussels has widened a probe into corporate tax rulings to include all 28 member states amid heightened scrutiny of...

    14. December 17, 2014

      Philips to buy US medical devices group Volcano for €800m

      Philips is proposing to buy US medical device group Volcano for €800m, as the Dutch electronics group focuses more on...

    15. December 15, 2014

      Google facing prospect of €15m fine from Dutch regulators

      Google faces its largest ever fine from a European regulator after the Dutch Data Protection Agency threatened the...

    16. December 15, 2014

      BGC to buy UK interdealer broker RP Martin

      BGC Partners, the US interdealer broker, is to extend its aggressive expansion with the purchase of the main assets of UK...

    17. December 14, 2014

      All must play their part in energy transition

      Sir, I welcome UK energy secretary Ed Davey’s comment that, when it comes to the energy industry, investors should...

    18. December 5, 2014

      Nutreco backs SHV’s €3bn takeover approach

      Nutreco has called on its shareholders to back a €3bn takeover approach from SHV Holdings, the Dutch trading group. The...

    19. December 3, 2014

      Autumn Statement 2014: Video business wants faster broadband

      John Keedwell was a broadcast cameraman for 20 years before going into business for himself at the beginning of the year. As...

    20. December 2, 2014

      Insuring the sharing economy

      When Daan Weddepohl’s house burnt down, he found himself scrounging from friends and neighbours, sleeping on sofas and...

    21. December 1, 2014

      Ivory Coast set to lead cocoa processing

      Ivory Coast is set to become the world’s largest cocoa processor, overtaking the Netherlands as the African state seeks to...

    22. November 30, 2014

      Dutch home rental market rocked to foundations

      When the European Central Bank began to cut interest rates in November 2011, it set off a chain of events that led to 3,786...

    23. November 28, 2014

      Swiss plan to put more women in top management

      Large Swiss companies will have to ensure that women hold at least 30 per cent of senior management and board posts if a new...

    24. November 28, 2014

      Round Hill seals €365m Dutch social housing deal

      International property investment manager Round Hill Capital has become the second investor to buy into the Dutch housing...

    25. FT Alphaville

      November 27, 2014

      Welfare spending across the OECD

      The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has a new report out summarising data from its “social expenditure...

    26. November 25, 2014

      Russian imports ban takes big bite out of pear production

      Europe’s producers of pears are leaving crops to rot because of retaliation by Russia, the biggest buyer of European pears,...

    27. FT Alphaville

      November 19, 2014

      The costs of offshore tax avoidance, part 1

      Nobody likes paying taxes. The rich, however, can reduce the burden more easily than others because capital is more mobile...

    28. November 18, 2014

      Google and Ikea tack on wind deals

      Google and Ikea have doubled down on green energy with each unveiling a new wind farm deal in the other’s home region. Ikea,...

    29. November 17, 2014

      Bird flu prompts mass poultry cull in UK and Netherlands

      Tens of thousands of farm birds have been culled in the Netherlands and UK in an attempt to contain two outbreaks of bird...

    30. November 16, 2014

      Sovereign debt rule change ‘could prompt €1.1tn rebalancing’

      More than a trillion euros of government bonds may have to change hands if eurozone regulators press ahead with ambitions to...

    31. November 14, 2014

      Brussels slams Netherlands over Starbucks tax deal

      Brussels has confronted the Netherlands over sweetheart tax deals by alleging the country artificially lowered Starbucks’...

    32. November 13, 2014

      Cargill set to lock horns in fight over Nutreco

      Let battle commence. The announcement of an agreed offer for Dutch animal and fish feed group Nutreco has pitted one...

    33. November 7, 2014

      George Osborne wins reprieve on €2.1bn EU bill

      George Osborne, the chancellor, has won a tentative agreement to delay payment on the extra €2.1bn contribution the EU is...

    34. FT Alphaville

      November 7, 2014

      What is going on with the UK's current account balance? Part 4

      In the first three parts of our investigation into the UK’s rapidly widening current account deficit, we managed to narrow...

    35. Brussels Blog

      November 7, 2014

      Compromise on UK's €2.1bn EU bill: the leaked plan

      David Cameron, with his Finnish counterpart Alex Stubb, at a summit in Helsinki Thursday The much-anticipated “emergency...

    36. November 4, 2014

      Polish campaigners bite back at import ban on apples from Russia

      Russia’s ban on importing EU agricultural products will cause the loss of more than 300,000 tonnes of apples grown in...

    37. October 27, 2014

      Brussels warns David Cameron over €2.1bn bill payment

      David Cameron will “open a Pandora’s box” over Britain’s EU budget rebate and will be hit with automatic fines if he refuses...

    38. FT Tech Hub

      October 27, 2014

      Axel Springer and The New York Times invest in "iTunes for journalism"

      The New York Times Company and Axel Springer are hoping that a little-known Dutch start-up called Blendle may hold the key...

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