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    1. February 27, 2015

      Widodo drug policy threatens foreign ties

      Joko Widodo’s election to Indonesia’s presidency in October raised optimism among foreign leaders that his pledges to boost...

    2. February 26, 2015

      Housing associations face £2bn bill for derivatives losses

      Housing associations have had to find more than £2bn to cover losses on complex derivatives products taken out before the...

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    1. Doing Business in North Rhine Westphalia 2012

      Inward investment from China shows the region is looking to the future...
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      Many leading European law firms are reforming their offerings – the highest scorer in ...
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    1. February 26, 2015

      Reed Elsevier to rename itself RELX Group

      Reed Elsevier plans to change its name to RELX Group and to simplify its corporate structure by combining the assets below...

    2. February 26, 2015

      Nato spending promises largely ignored

      Only two of Nato’s six biggest defence spenders — the US and France — will fulfil a pledge to protect military budgets made...

    3. February 25, 2015

      Report links McDonald’s to EU tax avoidance scandal

      McDonald’s has been linked to the growing scandal of tax avoidance within the EU after the fast-food group was accused of...

    4. February 20, 2015

      Blast them out of the sky

      Sir, Sir, Gillian Tett’s problem with drones (Notebook, February 14) is easily solved — at least in the States. Get a...

    5. February 20, 2015

      Pension funds driven to take higher risks

      Rock-bottom interest rates have brought relief to mortgage holders, debt-laden governments and businesses across Europe....

    6. February 19, 2015

      Greece needs time to negotiate

      While the Greek crisis continues to rage, the eurogroup — the eurozone’s finance ministers — spent the past week quibbling...

    7. February 18, 2015

      Accor results beat forecasts as shake-up rolls out

      Accor hotels group said that operating profit last year increased 11.7 per cent thanks to a combination of cost-cutting as...

    8. February 17, 2015

      Russian cyber suspect heads to US court

      The extradition of a Russian man accused of helping to mastermind the largest US data breach is being touted by the...

    9. February 16, 2015

      OCI eyes dual listing for construction arm split

      Orascom Construction Industries — the Egyptian conglomerate that attracted a $1bn investment from Bill Gates and a group of...

    10. February 16, 2015

      New York Waldorf hotel’s owner Anbang buys Dutch insurer Vivat

      The Chinese financial services group that recently acquired New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel has turned to the Netherlands...

    11. FT Alphaville

      February 13, 2015

      Euro area divergence more about regions than countries

      Take a good long look at this map: It shows average disposable incomes per person by NUTS2 region as of 2011, the latest...

    12. The World

      February 11, 2015

      Does Germany have a bigger public debt problem than Greece?

      The eurozone is mired in a stand-off over Greece’s government debt which, at roughly 175 per cent of gross domestic...

    13. February 6, 2015

      Owners of ‘Pieter Schelte’ agree to change ship’s name linked to SS

      The Dutch owner of a ship named after his Nazi war criminal father, a vessel that Royal Dutch Shell is planning to use to...

    14. February 6, 2015

      DFS confirms London listing plans

      DFS has confirmed plans to float on the London Stock Exchange in order to reduce its borrowing, fuel international expansion...

    15. February 5, 2015

      Shell to use ship named after Nazi war criminal

      Royal Dutch Shell is facing a storm of criticism after deciding to proceed with plans to bring a ship named after a Nazi war...

    16. February 4, 2015

      News apps bring readers the next generation paywall

      The music industry has Spotify. The television industry has Netflix. Now the news industry is spawning start-ups that are...

    17. February 1, 2015

      Movers & shakers: February 2

      C Geneva-based Unigestion has hired Rudyard Ekindi as head of investment solutions in its equity team. Mr Ekindi was...

    18. January 30, 2015

      SHV raises Nutreco offer in bid to wrap up deal

      SHV Holdings have increased their bid for Dutch animal feed group Nutreco for the second time in an attempt to quell any...

    19. January 29, 2015

      EU reforms to break up big banks at risk

      Reforms to break up Europe’s big banks are on course to be weakened by pressure from France and Britain for maximum national...

    20. January 27, 2015

      Amsterdam: a modern-day refuge for the start-up crowd

      Population 811,000 Mobile phones in the Netherlands 21m Percentage of all companies in the tech sector 4.4 A haven for...

    21. January 27, 2015

      Philips insists it is on track with split plan as profits fall

      Philips capped off a miserable 2014 with a 66 per cent drop in net income but insisted it was on track with a plan to split...

    22. January 26, 2015

      Europe cannot agree to write off Greece’s debt

      Syriza have won the Greek election. But, perhaps just as startling, the “far left” party is making considerable headway in...

    23. 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,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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