Make a date in your diary and bookmark www.ft.com/agenda for regular updates on what is coming up on FT.com
New Britain - the state of the nation Martin Wolf kicks off our special report on Blair’s legacy. Take part in our forum about New Labour’s effect on the UK. Has Tony Blair’s government made a difference? And click on to our interactive map to find how your region has fared and who is richer or poorer after nine years of Labour.
Clinton summit 2006 The Clinton Global Initiative, launched by former President Bill Clinton a year ago, is designed to bring together global political and business leaders to seek solutions to the world’s toughest problems. The summit kicks off in New York on Wednesday and FT.com will be there reporting and webcasting.
Gideon Rachman’s blog: the FT’s commentator on international affairs continues his new blog online. Gideon joined the Financial Times after a 15-year career at The Economist, which included spells as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Washington and Bangkok. You can comment on his frequent postings here.
New Brussels blog: Read the FT’s Brussels bureau blog giving you the inside track on EU politics and economics.
Blair: Should he stay or should he go? It’s open warfare in the Labour Party over when Tony Blair should stand down as prime minister. We can’t promise that your vote in our online poll will tip the balance, but we are certain FT.com readers’ comments will rise above Labour’s internal mudslinging: click here to post your views.
Middle East conflict: Regular updates on the situation in Lebanon, Gaza and Israel, plus poll.
London terror alert: The latest on the investigation into the alleged plot to blow up aircraft and news on the travel situation.
Markets: As tensions mount in the Middle East, track prices and get analysis at markets.
As share markets buzz with takeover bids, mergers and rumours of deals, the writers in the FT’s banking, stock market and merger and acquisitions teams are providing a regular cut-out-and-keep guide to M&A activity. To track the offers that are on the table, and find out which sectors and companies to watch, go to www.ft.com/m&a
For more in-depth guides to the week ahead you can read our regional agendas written by the FT’s international team:
- This Week in Washington: The fifth anniversary of 9/11; US trade balance figures for July on Tuesday; Hank Paulson delivers his views on the international economy on Wednesday; US consumer price inflation on Friday.
- This week in Brussels: Energy market consolidation, a shake-up of rules governing mergers and acquisitions in the European Union and the situation in Lebanon are at the top of the agenda this week in Brussels. For a briefing on the week ahead, see FT.com’s EU agenda.
- Latin American Agenda: Richard Lapper, Latin American editor, explains the major issues facing the region’s leaders.
- This Week in the UK: The debate over Tony Blair’s departure date from Number 10 continues; the government issues its inflation report for August; and Brighton plays host to The TUC and The Liberal Democrats.
On Friday, you can catch up on the week that was with our news reviews:
News review: All the most important corporate and general news stories and photographs.
Week in economics: Our expert review of the week’s major economic data.
Tech review: Our specialist guide to the technology world.