Tag: financial times

How fake news is influencing the UK election | FT

How fake news is influencing the UK election | FT

BORIS JOHNSON: The stakes for this country have seldom been higher, and the choice has never been starker. WILL MOY: We’re monitoring the election pretty comprehensively. We’re monitoring TV, we’re monitoring online, we’re monitoring the news debates, manifestos….

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A brief guide to the UK general election | FT

A brief guide to the UK general election | FT

It’s one of the most unpredictable and volatile general elections in decades. And it’s not just Brexit at stake. Whoever gets the keys to Downing Street has a radically different vision for the country’s economy, public services, and…

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Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched

Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched

Was that any good? So, we’ve got a general election and everyone is scrambling around looking at tactical voting. I find it very confusing. Personally, not convinced that it works. Right, and I can see where you’re coming…

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Curbing death by overwork in Japan | FT

Curbing death by overwork in Japan | FT

Japan’s reputation for hard work is well deserved. The OECD says Japan’s sleep deficit is among the worst in the world. And, according to labour groups, overtime routinely takes Japanese workers above the potentially deadly 100 hours a…

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EU envoy implicates Trump in Ukraine coercion | FT

EU envoy implicates Trump in Ukraine coercion | FT

I will begin by swearing you in. Was there a quid pro quo? As I testified previously, with regard to the requested White House call and the White House meeting, the answer is yes. On Wednesday, Gordon Sondland…

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Notre-Dame: an exclusive first look at restoration works

Notre-Dame: an exclusive first look at restoration works

This is the first time the reconstruction team at Notre-Dame has opened the cathedral doors to the media. In April, the world watched as the Gothic masterpiece went up in flames. A massive effort is now under way…

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Why Hong Kong protests and violence are escalating | FT

Why Hong Kong protests and violence are escalating | FT

We’ve really seen an escalation in violence between both the protesters and the police over the past few days. At around 8am this morning a police officer shot a protester at close range in the stomach. The protester…

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How Brexit’s Leave and Remain alliances are shaping the election | FT

How Brexit’s Leave and Remain alliances are shaping the election | FT

OK, Election 2019. Plots, Pacts and Possibilities. Robert, we’ve got this great electoral fight coming on December the 12th. But already there are suspicions of what I suppose you might call a bit of ‘match fixing’ up front…

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1MDB scandal: the Malaysian fraud explained

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The 1MDB scandal is one of the greatest financial frauds in history. $4.5bn was allegedly misappropriated from the Malaysian state investment fund and used to buy luxury real estate, expensive works of art, and even to produce a…

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Why India’s financial sector is in trouble | FT

Why India’s financial sector is in trouble | FT

Bank closures, restricted lending, and collapsing institutions. India’s financial sector is in trouble, and the contagion is starting to bite in the real economy. So what is going wrong at India’s lenders, and just how deep do the…

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