From the global financial crisis to the election of Barack Obama to the White House, 2008 was a memorable year. FT.com reviews the main stories of the year.
Suggestions below based on FT Magazine
Safety first: the new parenting
‘A 10-year-old in western Europe is probably the safest demographic since man first walked upright, but try telling that to your brain’
Can Unilever’s Paul Polman change the way we do business?
Why the chief executive is determined to make his company environmentally sustainable
Big decision ahead? Just roll the dice . . .
‘Most of us could do with a little more randomness in our lives’
Why I’m making loans to PC World
‘‘An assistant helpfully pointed out a “cashback” offer that put it within our price range. It was only as we went to pay that it became clear it would be some time before we got the cash back’’
‘I started the Algerian ice-hockey team’
‘Our biggest challenge is that often our players have never even met each other’, says Karim Kerbouche