SoftBank executives revive discussions about taking the technology group private

SoftBank executives have revived discussions about taking the technology group private, and Netflix is expected to outspend all its major rivals on entertainment content this year. Plus, the FT’s Europe editor, Ben Hall, explains why France and Germany took different approaches to Covid-19 stimulus and why France’s might be considered more of a gamble.

SoftBank executives revive talks on taking Japanese group private

Netflix to take crown for spending on films and television

France launches €100bn coronavirus recovery plan

Germany’s ‘ka-boom’ stimulus marks a surprising change

Oracle wins bidding war for TikTok’s US operations

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