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    1. Fast FT

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      Ireland-registered Jazz Pharma buys Celator for $1.5bn

      A jazzy deal. Consolidation in the global drugs industry continues apace as Jazz Pharmaceuticals, a company that is...

    2. May 27, 2016

      Sanders’ purism could be costly for the Democrats

      The Democrats were in just this place eight years ago. By May 2008, everyone who understood arithmetic knew that the...

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    1. May 20, 2016

      How a flower show in Philadelphia led the way in urban ‘greening’

      One night Bob Grossmann of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) was driving through a neighbourhood of...

    2. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Philadelphia manufacturing continues retreat in May

      More decidedly mixed US economic data to digest for investors trying to gauge the strength of the US economy this...

    3. May 10, 2016

      US governor pushes China-style gift ban

      Pennsylvania may be far from Beijing, but its Democratic governor is following in the footsteps of Chinese President Xi...

    4. The World

      April 26, 2016

      White House Countdown - All aboard the Acela Express

      Sign up for our daily US politics email here. The race for the White House has moved to the northeast with five states...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      April 21, 2016

      Clinton campaigns in Philadelphia

      Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at a campaign stop in Philadelphia   ...

    6. The World

      April 19, 2016

      White House Countdown - Big Apple Blues

      Sign up to receive White House countdown, our daily US politics email, here. Umpteen New York pizza slices, hot dogs...

    7. April 8, 2016

      NBA Moneyballer Sam Hinkie misses the hoop

      A young basketball executive who tried to apply the number-crunching techniques of Wall Street to the game but fell...

    8. April 7, 2016

      Clinton not ‘qualified’ for presidency

      Bernie Sanders has described Hillary Clinton as unqualified to be president, as the two candidates prepare for an...

    9. March 9, 2016

      International Pop, Philadelphia Museum of Art — ‘Smart and thoroughly groovy’

      From Tokyo to Buenos Aires, Pop art incarnated the democratic spirit. An earlier abstractionist generation had...

    10. February 29, 2016

      Recession ahead. Who is best at forecasting?

      Although economics was derided by the historian Thomas Carlyle as the “dismal science,” it is optimism that infects the...

    11. February 28, 2016

      Philadelphia urged to do more to avoid Detroit bankruptcy

      Philadelphia has been urged to “take all necessary” action to tackle its $5.7bn pension deficit amid fears the city...

    12. February 19, 2016

      Chanticleer: a garden in Philadelphia that gets into the grooves

      Gardens at Chanticleer: get into the grooves Never has there been such a non-British winter. Magnolias have opened in...

    13. February 19, 2016

      Philadelphia’s $5.7bn ‘quiet crisis’

      The first rule of interviewing is simple: start with some soft questions to break the ice and build trust, before...

    14. January 24, 2016

      US East Coast digs out from winter storm

      Storm sweeps US from Tennessee to NY  Cities along the east coast of the US were digging out on Sunday after a...

    15. January 21, 2016

      GSK scientists accused of stealing cancer research secrets

      Two GlaxoSmithKline scientists are among five people charged by US federal prosecutors with stealing cancer research...

    16. MBA blog

      January 11, 2016

      First year versus second year at Wharton business school

      One of my favourite experiences so far in the second year of my MBA is being a leadership fellow for the first-year...

    17. January 11, 2016

      Oil trains sidelined by deepening slump in US shale

      The amount of oil hauled on US railways has declined steeply in the past year as refineries swallow more foreign...

    18. December 30, 2015

      Bill Cosby charged in sexual assault case

      Bill Cosby, the American comedian, was charged on Wednesday with sexual assault in relation to an incident at his...

    19. Fast FT

      December 23, 2015

      Pep Boys bidding war finds new gear

      A bidding war for one of the largest car repair chains in the US has found another gear. Carl Icahn, the billionaire...

    20. December 10, 2015

      Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict — film review: ‘Juicy’

      Man Ray never lost his Brooklyn accent, although he came from Philadelphia; Samuel Beckett only broke off from four...

    21. MBA blog

      August 22, 2015

      Preparing for second year

      I returned to Philadelphia in the first week of August to welcome the first-year students and facilitate bonding within...

    22. July 3, 2015

      Philadelphia a big pull for priced-out New Yorkers

      If Philadelphia’s realtors are to be believed, the line of people waiting to see the Liberty Bell is not the only queue...

    23. MBA blog

      July 1, 2015

      10 leading statements

      As one of Wharton’s leadership fellows (LF), I will be joining 40 of my classmates in returning early to Philadelphia...

    24. June 29, 2015

      Elixr Coffee Roasters, Philadelphia

      Where 207 S Sydenham St WiFi Yes Plug sockets Yes Espresso $2.25 Open 7am-8pm (Sun 8am-7pm) Privacy points 3/5 While...

    25. May 20, 2015

      Philadelphia crash shines unforgiving light on US signalling effort

      When the driver of a Los Angeles commuter train jumped a red signal and ploughed into an oncoming freight train in...

    26. May 18, 2015

      Amtrak adds speed controls at crash site

      Amtrak, the long-distance US passenger rail operator, was on Sunday installing extra speed controls at the site of last...

    27. May 15, 2015

      FBI probe damage to Amtrak crash train

      Federal investigators looking into the US’s worst train crash in more than five years have called in the Federal Bureau...

    28. May 14, 2015

      Pressure rises for rail safety technology after 7 die in US crash

      Seven killed in latest US rail crash A crash that killed seven people in a train going twice the speed limit could have...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      May 13, 2015

      Philadelphia train crash aftermath

      Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to...

    30. May 6, 2015

      Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, Philadelphia Orchestra, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia — review

      When Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, commissioned to inaugurate the Kennedy Center in Washington, was first performed in...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      May 1, 2015

      On the streets of Philadelphia

      Protesters clash with police in Philadelphia on Thursday. The event in Philadelphia follows days of unrest in Baltimore...

    32. April 6, 2015

      Workplace wellness has a long way to go

      A giant spiral staircase dominates the airy atrium of GlaxoSmithKline’s Navy Yard office in Philadelphia, coaxing...

    33. FT Alphaville

      March 25, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Philadelphia cream cheese and Cadbury chocolate is on the menu for 3G. The...

    34. January 27, 2015

      US blizzard: Guide to travel and closures

      US travellers face widespread disruptions in light of a blizzard stretching along the east coast from Maine to New...

    35. January 27, 2015

      Travel chaos expected as US east coast braced for blizzard

      US storm Large swaths of the US northeast faced virtual transport shutdowns on Monday as several states declared...

    36. MBA blog

      January 14, 2015

      Winter break reflections

      After the five most intense months of my life, I welcomed winter break (and my mum!) with open arms as I returned home...

    37. December 15, 2014

      Politics scupper Philadelphia’s gas deal

      When Michael Nutter, Philadelphia’s mayor, struck a deal in March to sell the city’s municipally owned gas utility, he...

    38. MBA blog

      December 3, 2014

      Thanksgiving reflections

      Without wanting to sound too sentimental, I would like to embrace the American tradition and share that I am thankful...

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