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2015-02-03 17:54:46 (101 comments; 27 reshares; 96 +1s; )Open 

A tense meeting between Angela Merkel and Vladmir Putin in a hotel conference room in Brisbane marked a turning point in the west's relations with Russia. It was the moment the west realised that it had been pursuing an illusion and misunderstood just how far Mr Putin was prepared to go.  http://on.ft.com/1DBR9a2

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Most reshares: 55

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2014-07-15 15:41:49 (25 comments; 55 reshares; 121 +1s; )Open 

"We're going to run out of water long before we run out of oil."

The world could be facing severe water shortages by 2030. But governments and businesses are still not taking the problem seriously. 

Most plusones: 215

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2015-09-16 16:09:01 (38 comments; 29 reshares; 215 +1s; )Open 

Has Opec's strategy slowed US shale output? What do you think?

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2015-09-16 16:09:01 (38 comments; 29 reshares; 215 +1s; )Open 

Has Opec's strategy slowed US shale output? What do you think?

Has Opec's strategy slowed US shale output? What do you think?___

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2015-09-15 09:58:06 (8 comments; 14 reshares; 121 +1s; )Open 

As the European migrant crisis increases, Germany is forced into undertaking border checks. Watch more on our YouTube channel here.
#Europe   #Migrants   #Germany  

As the European migrant crisis increases, Germany is forced into undertaking border checks. Watch more on our YouTube channel here.
#Europe   #Migrants   #Germany  ___

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2015-08-20 08:56:44 (9 comments; 11 reshares; 103 +1s; )Open 

Here are the FT's video highlights from news around the world in July 2015.

Here are the FT's video highlights from news around the world in July 2015.___

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2015-08-18 16:41:45 (11 comments; 10 reshares; 105 +1s; )Open 

Michael Peel reports from Bangkok's Ratchaprasong shopping district, following the explosions last night outside the Erawan shrine. Watch the full film here: http://bit.ly/1Lj1Q90
#BreakingNews   #Bangkok  

Michael Peel reports from Bangkok's Ratchaprasong shopping district, following the explosions last night outside the Erawan shrine. Watch the full film here: http://bit.ly/1Lj1Q90
#BreakingNews   #Bangkok  ___

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2015-04-16 08:02:09 (4 comments; 9 reshares; 58 +1s; )Open 

Political strategists not involved with Hillary Clinton’s campaign say she needs to articulate a clear vision of why she wants to be president to overcome voter weariness with a two-family dynasty.

Political strategists not involved with Hillary Clinton’s campaign say she needs to articulate a clear vision of why she wants to be president to overcome voter weariness with a two-family dynasty.___

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2015-03-16 17:56:05 (1 comments; 5 reshares; 23 +1s; )Open 

Read for free: The US dollar's surge has heightened uncertainty over Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy announcement. 

Read for free: The US dollar's surge has heightened uncertainty over Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy announcement. ___

2015-03-09 10:00:47 (1 comments; 3 reshares; 18 +1s; )Open 

Britain’s top 10 highest-paid bosses earn a combined £118m, and some executives receive over 400 times the average staff salary.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/1BWs50S

Britain’s top 10 highest-paid bosses earn a combined £118m, and some executives receive over 400 times the average staff salary.
Read more: http://on.ft.com/1BWs50S___

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2015-02-16 14:08:53 (7 comments; 8 reshares; 53 +1s; )Open 

What are the chances of all human life being destroyed by a supervolcano? Or taken over by robots? A new report from Oxford university assesses the risks of apocalypse. http://on.ft.com/1zRS72s

What are the chances of all human life being destroyed by a supervolcano? Or taken over by robots? A new report from Oxford university assesses the risks of apocalypse. http://on.ft.com/1zRS72s___

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2015-02-12 16:27:22 (11 comments; 6 reshares; 39 +1s; )Open 

Ukraine and separatist rebels reach deal for a new ceasefire, Russia's Vladimir Putin tells reporters: on.ft.com/1FD1Daq

(Picture by Reuters)

Ukraine and separatist rebels reach deal for a new ceasefire, Russia's Vladimir Putin tells reporters: on.ft.com/1FD1Daq

(Picture by Reuters)___

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2015-02-10 17:56:47 (1 comments; 5 reshares; 31 +1s; )Open 

Do you hate open plan offices? Do you find exposure to never-ending chatter annoying? The FT's Cardiff Garcia shares your pain.

Read more at: http://on.ft.com/1DTxdzp

Do you hate open plan offices? Do you find exposure to never-ending chatter annoying? The FT's Cardiff Garcia shares your pain.

Read more at: http://on.ft.com/1DTxdzp___

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2015-02-10 17:54:35 (3 comments; 4 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

Yahoo, once the storefront of the internet, is still searching for a new identity. Can it turn itself back into an industry leader? Read our analysis: http://on.ft.com/1Detiii 

Yahoo, once the storefront of the internet, is still searching for a new identity. Can it turn itself back into an industry leader? Read our analysis: http://on.ft.com/1Detiii ___

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2015-02-04 17:03:37 (9 comments; 6 reshares; 26 +1s; )Open 

Is Isis self-destructing? The Islamist group may have misjudged how local tribes would react to the burning alive of Lieutenant Muath al-Kasaesbeh. http://on.ft.com/1KcW7Ol

Image by Getty. 

Is Isis self-destructing? The Islamist group may have misjudged how local tribes would react to the burning alive of Lieutenant Muath al-Kasaesbeh. http://on.ft.com/1KcW7Ol

Image by Getty. ___

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2015-02-03 17:54:46 (101 comments; 27 reshares; 96 +1s; )Open 

A tense meeting between Angela Merkel and Vladmir Putin in a hotel conference room in Brisbane marked a turning point in the west's relations with Russia. It was the moment the west realised that it had been pursuing an illusion and misunderstood just how far Mr Putin was prepared to go.  http://on.ft.com/1DBR9a2

Image by Getty.

A tense meeting between Angela Merkel and Vladmir Putin in a hotel conference room in Brisbane marked a turning point in the west's relations with Russia. It was the moment the west realised that it had been pursuing an illusion and misunderstood just how far Mr Putin was prepared to go.  http://on.ft.com/1DBR9a2

Image by Getty.___

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2015-01-28 16:51:26 (31 comments; 26 reshares; 156 +1s; )Open 

Greek bank shares fall as investors grow frightened of  the government’s plan to renegotiate the country’s €240bn bailout.  http://on.ft.com/1Cg6qjn

Image by Getty. 

Greek bank shares fall as investors grow frightened of  the government’s plan to renegotiate the country’s €240bn bailout.  http://on.ft.com/1Cg6qjn

Image by Getty. ___

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2015-01-28 14:47:11 (5 comments; 11 reshares; 46 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: With $18bn profit and $75bn, Apple's fourth quarter was - as the company's own marketing tagline says - 'bigger than big'.  Can anything slow down the Apple momentum?

Free to read: With $18bn profit and $75bn, Apple's fourth quarter was - as the company's own marketing tagline says - 'bigger than big'.  Can anything slow down the Apple momentum?___

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2015-01-27 17:11:29 (5 comments; 7 reshares; 50 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: Two of the men behind the terrorist attacks in Paris were thought to have been radicalised by a jihadi they encountered in prison. France’s jails are under pressure to find ways of tackling Islamist extremism. 

Free to read: Two of the men behind the terrorist attacks in Paris were thought to have been radicalised by a jihadi they encountered in prison. France’s jails are under pressure to find ways of tackling Islamist extremism. ___

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2015-01-26 20:05:23 (9 comments; 23 reshares; 85 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: What now for Greece and the eurozone, after the emphatic victory of the radical leftwing, anti-austerity Syriza party in the Greek election?
Photo by Getty.

Free to read: What now for Greece and the eurozone, after the emphatic victory of the radical leftwing, anti-austerity Syriza party in the Greek election?
Photo by Getty.___

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2014-12-02 15:54:41 (3 comments; 15 reshares; 36 +1s; )Open 

Limited edition photographs will be available in our photo exhibition and auction this Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th December. The funds will go to the International Rescue Committee, which helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster. Donate now: http://on.ft.com/1yBf0VI 

Limited edition photographs will be available in our photo exhibition and auction this Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th December. The funds will go to the International Rescue Committee, which helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster. Donate now: http://on.ft.com/1yBf0VI ___

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2014-11-19 09:32:46 (3 comments; 5 reshares; 21 +1s; )Open 

Martin Wolf, the FT's chief economics commentator, to discuss his new book 'The Shifts and the Shocks' with Stephanie Flanders of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Join us and discover what lessons we still need to learn from the financial crisis.
Tickets from £19: http://on.ft.com/1uteDfh 

Martin Wolf, the FT's chief economics commentator, to discuss his new book 'The Shifts and the Shocks' with Stephanie Flanders of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Join us and discover what lessons we still need to learn from the financial crisis.
Tickets from £19: http://on.ft.com/1uteDfh ___

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2014-11-18 16:14:02 (1 comments; 6 reshares; 28 +1s; )Open 

The Financial Times' Innovate conference starts November 19, with leading speakers discussing how the digital big bang is changing business. We'll be live-streaming five key sessions, including Baroness Shields' keynote, Christie's CEO Stephen Murphy's speech and 'The Perfect Pitch', a session where entrepreneurs pitch business ideas. 

Pre-register here for live-streaming: http://on.ft.com/1vlcl4f

The Financial Times' Innovate conference starts November 19, with leading speakers discussing how the digital big bang is changing business. We'll be live-streaming five key sessions, including Baroness Shields' keynote, Christie's CEO Stephen Murphy's speech and 'The Perfect Pitch', a session where entrepreneurs pitch business ideas. 

Pre-register here for live-streaming: http://on.ft.com/1vlcl4f___

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2014-11-05 14:04:29 (9 comments; 17 reshares; 51 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: The Republicans have won the Senate. There were whooping crowds and changing colours on the political map. But here are four reasons why the midterm elections are irrelevant:  http://on.ft.com/1okbk9o

Free to read: The Republicans have won the Senate. There were whooping crowds and changing colours on the political map. But here are four reasons why the midterm elections are irrelevant:  http://on.ft.com/1okbk9o___

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2014-10-23 11:17:36 (1 comments; 10 reshares; 46 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: There are no active Russian servicemen in Ukraine – or so the Kremlin has been insisting for months.

Yet a recent encounter in the only functioning restaurant in war-torn Lugansk belied that claim. As the sounds of Celine Dion wafted from the sound system of the Weeping Willow café on a recent evening, half a dozen Russian soldiers sat down to a vodka-soaked dinner.

Free to read: There are no active Russian servicemen in Ukraine – or so the Kremlin has been insisting for months.

Yet a recent encounter in the only functioning restaurant in war-torn Lugansk belied that claim. As the sounds of Celine Dion wafted from the sound system of the Weeping Willow café on a recent evening, half a dozen Russian soldiers sat down to a vodka-soaked dinner.___

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2014-10-06 17:21:34 (7 comments; 24 reshares; 48 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: In 2010, the total stock of Chinese direct investment in the EU was just over €6.1bn. By the end of 2012, Chinese investment stock had quadrupled, to nearly €27bn. What is behind the rise? And what impact is it having? 

This is the first part of a week-long investigative series in the FT. 

Free to read: In 2010, the total stock of Chinese direct investment in the EU was just over €6.1bn. By the end of 2012, Chinese investment stock had quadrupled, to nearly €27bn. What is behind the rise? And what impact is it having? 

This is the first part of a week-long investigative series in the FT. ___

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2014-09-24 07:36:32 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 38 +1s; )Open 

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and adviser to the CEO, Jonathan Rosenberg, are in conversation with the FT, in London on October 16. Tickets: http://on.ft.com/1s8OvHt

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and adviser to the CEO, Jonathan Rosenberg, are in conversation with the FT, in London on October 16. Tickets: http://on.ft.com/1s8OvHt___

2014-09-22 17:32:27 (5 comments; 2 reshares; 21 +1s; )Open 

Help us make Connected Business better by telling us what you would like to read about. We will commission the best ideas. 

Help us make Connected Business better by telling us what you would like to read about. We will commission the best ideas. ___

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2014-09-22 17:30:17 (11 comments; 13 reshares; 41 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: Isis now controls 10 oilfields in Syria and Iraq and is selling up to 80,000 barrels a day through a smuggling network originally created to evade UN sanctions on Saddam's 

Free to read: Isis now controls 10 oilfields in Syria and Iraq and is selling up to 80,000 barrels a day through a smuggling network originally created to evade UN sanctions on Saddam's ___

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2014-09-16 09:33:29 (7 comments; 10 reshares; 65 +1s; )Open 

Are you a boffin who likes to know the minutiae of a subject? Or a newshound with an insatiable appetite for information and debate. Take our quiz to find out which FT reader you are: http://on.ft.com/1q6icBo

Are you a boffin who likes to know the minutiae of a subject? Or a newshound with an insatiable appetite for information and debate. Take our quiz to find out which FT reader you are: http://on.ft.com/1q6icBo___

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2014-09-11 14:01:43 (49 comments; 15 reshares; 56 +1s; )Open 

Turning Scotland free: our coverage of the Scottish referendum is now free to read. Find it here: http://on.ft.com/1qGUkJC

Pictures by Getty.

Turning Scotland free: our coverage of the Scottish referendum is now free to read. Find it here: http://on.ft.com/1qGUkJC

Pictures by Getty.___

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2014-09-02 12:33:05 (1 comments; 5 reshares; 35 +1s; )Open 

Fancy snorkeling in Antarctica? Or sampling the gastronomic delights of Paris? Tell us your idea of a perfect weekend and it could become a reality. Experience a different world with FT Weekend. http://myftweekend.ft.com/ 

Fancy snorkeling in Antarctica? Or sampling the gastronomic delights of Paris? Tell us your idea of a perfect weekend and it could become a reality. Experience a different world with FT Weekend. http://myftweekend.ft.com/ ___

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2014-08-07 08:13:59 (8 comments; 34 reshares; 122 +1s; )Open 

The Financial Times and McKinsey are pleased to announce the longlist for the 2014 Business Book of the Year Award.

Longlist announced: Business Book of the Year Award 2014: http://on.ft.com/1sh6jf3

We have just revealed the longlist for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2014. Find out which books feature. Which would get your pick? 

The Financial Times and McKinsey are pleased to announce the longlist for the 2014 Business Book of the Year Award.

Longlist announced: Business Book of the Year Award 2014: http://on.ft.com/1sh6jf3

We have just revealed the longlist for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2014. Find out which books feature. Which would get your pick? ___

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2014-07-23 15:01:15 (8 comments; 7 reshares; 85 +1s; )Open 

Want to give your feedback on all things FT? We'd love to hear your opinion. In return we're giving away £250 to one lucky winner who fills out our survey here: http://bit.ly/1pFIooa

Want to give your feedback on all things FT? We'd love to hear your opinion. In return we're giving away £250 to one lucky winner who fills out our survey here: http://bit.ly/1pFIooa___

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2014-07-21 14:42:22 (1 comments; 8 reshares; 47 +1s; )Open 

"I am not seeing a huge demand for increased wages. I am still seeing a lot of people who are thankful to get a job." 

The US economy is recovering but wages are not rising. The recession has inflicted such lasting damage on the labour market that it will take workers a long time to regain any bargaining power.

"I am not seeing a huge demand for increased wages. I am still seeing a lot of people who are thankful to get a job." 

The US economy is recovering but wages are not rising. The recession has inflicted such lasting damage on the labour market that it will take workers a long time to regain any bargaining power.___

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2014-07-15 15:41:49 (25 comments; 55 reshares; 121 +1s; )Open 

"We're going to run out of water long before we run out of oil."

The world could be facing severe water shortages by 2030. But governments and businesses are still not taking the problem seriously. 

"We're going to run out of water long before we run out of oil."

The world could be facing severe water shortages by 2030. But governments and businesses are still not taking the problem seriously. ___

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2014-07-10 08:32:04 (8 comments; 8 reshares; 43 +1s; )Open 

Tell us what would make your Perfect FT Weekend and it could become a reality: http://on.ft.com/1miv0rw. Whether it’s dinner with your literary hero or a luxury getaway to the Seychelles, experience a different world with FT Weekend. Ts and Cs apply.

Tell us what would make your Perfect FT Weekend and it could become a reality: http://on.ft.com/1miv0rw. Whether it’s dinner with your literary hero or a luxury getaway to the Seychelles, experience a different world with FT Weekend. Ts and Cs apply.___

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2014-07-03 09:38:00 (1 comments; 8 reshares; 50 +1s; )Open 

Our brand new FT Weekend web app has a magazine-like feel to showcase beautiful photography and design: http://on.ft.com/1iZxX0a. Readers can seamlessly navigate between the different sections, from FT Magazine through to Life & Arts, and House and Home.

Our brand new FT Weekend web app has a magazine-like feel to showcase beautiful photography and design: http://on.ft.com/1iZxX0a. Readers can seamlessly navigate between the different sections, from FT Magazine through to Life & Arts, and House and Home.___

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2014-06-30 16:37:44 (10 comments; 10 reshares; 60 +1s; )Open 

Statistics suggest that lack of luck, rather than lack of skill, was the reason England failed to progress beyond the group stages of the football World Cup. http://on.ft.com/1lsuD8F

Statistics suggest that lack of luck, rather than lack of skill, was the reason England failed to progress beyond the group stages of the football World Cup. http://on.ft.com/1lsuD8F___

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2014-06-30 11:49:36 (0 comments; 13 reshares; 43 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: For the past 120 years output per head of population has increased by about 2 per cent a year. These productivity gains have been the underpinning of modern civilization.

But we may no longer be able to keep increasing output at this pace. 

Free to read: For the past 120 years output per head of population has increased by about 2 per cent a year. These productivity gains have been the underpinning of modern civilization.

But we may no longer be able to keep increasing output at this pace. ___

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2014-06-26 13:33:03 (0 comments; 6 reshares; 31 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: Joko Widodo, a former furniture maker-turned-politician, is the front-runner to win Indonesia's presidency next month, a meteoric rise that would be the Indonesian equivalent of President Barack Obama’s journey to the White House. But does 'Jokowi' have what it takes to win over powerful establishment rivals? 

Free to read: Joko Widodo, a former furniture maker-turned-politician, is the front-runner to win Indonesia's presidency next month, a meteoric rise that would be the Indonesian equivalent of President Barack Obama’s journey to the White House. But does 'Jokowi' have what it takes to win over powerful establishment rivals? ___

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2014-06-25 12:06:25 (2 comments; 16 reshares; 59 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: Crowdsourced design, 3D printing and micro-factories - is this the future of manufacturing? And will it give people the products they want? http://on.ft.com/1pAEoW7 

Free to read: Crowdsourced design, 3D printing and micro-factories - is this the future of manufacturing? And will it give people the products they want? http://on.ft.com/1pAEoW7 ___

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2014-06-23 19:22:27 (8 comments; 18 reshares; 54 +1s; )Open 

Read for free: Working for free has become a common practice, especially in the creative industries. Its advocates argue that free work can open doors, provide experience and help make contacts. But does it really pay off? http://on.ft.com/ToEFRt

Read for free: Working for free has become a common practice, especially in the creative industries. Its advocates argue that free work can open doors, provide experience and help make contacts. But does it really pay off? http://on.ft.com/ToEFRt___

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2014-06-23 16:04:46 (0 comments; 8 reshares; 41 +1s; )Open 

Announcing the FT ETNO Summit 2014: The new digital agenda. Taking place October 1, in Brussels.
More information on our telecoms summit here: www.ft-live.com/etno
Bringing together Europe’s leaders to provide timely input into the European Commission’s next wave of digital policies.

Announcing the FT ETNO Summit 2014: The new digital agenda. Taking place October 1, in Brussels.
More information on our telecoms summit here: www.ft-live.com/etno
Bringing together Europe’s leaders to provide timely input into the European Commission’s next wave of digital policies.___

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2014-06-18 11:00:45 (1 comments; 3 reshares; 26 +1s; )Open 

The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company are pleased to announce the Bracken Bower Prize, aimed at encouraging young authors to tackle emerging business themes. We hope to unearth new talent and encourage writers to research ideas that could fill future business books of the year. A prize of £15,000 will be given for best book proposal. To enter: http://on.ft.com/1kMSrnm 

The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company are pleased to announce the Bracken Bower Prize, aimed at encouraging young authors to tackle emerging business themes. We hope to unearth new talent and encourage writers to research ideas that could fill future business books of the year. A prize of £15,000 will be given for best book proposal. To enter: http://on.ft.com/1kMSrnm ___

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2014-06-17 19:33:05 (5 comments; 2 reshares; 29 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: Since 2012 the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, (Isis) has issued annual reports, outlining in numerical and geographical detail its operations – the number of bombings, assassinations, checkpoints, suicide missions, cities taken over and even “apostates” converted to the Isis cause.

Free to read: Since 2012 the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, (Isis) has issued annual reports, outlining in numerical and geographical detail its operations – the number of bombings, assassinations, checkpoints, suicide missions, cities taken over and even “apostates” converted to the Isis cause.___

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2014-06-16 12:33:59 (1 comments; 14 reshares; 47 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: Is China heading for a "Lehman moment"? 

The last shadow banking bubble, in the US in the run-up to 2008, compounded the global crisis that followed. Now markets and regulators are concerned that the rapid build-up of risk in China’s shadow banking sector could inflict similar damage.

Free to read: Is China heading for a "Lehman moment"? 

The last shadow banking bubble, in the US in the run-up to 2008, compounded the global crisis that followed. Now markets and regulators are concerned that the rapid build-up of risk in China’s shadow banking sector could inflict similar damage.___

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2014-06-13 16:25:36 (4 comments; 21 reshares; 48 +1s; )Open 

Dream job? Find out about the people who are paid to test chocolate for a living... http://on.ft.com/1sbECbF
Photo by the FT's Charlie Bibby

Dream job? Find out about the people who are paid to test chocolate for a living... http://on.ft.com/1sbECbF
Photo by the FT's Charlie Bibby___

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2014-06-13 16:22:46 (0 comments; 9 reshares; 22 +1s; )Open 

Explained: Why is market volatility so low across many asset classes?

Explained: Why is market volatility so low across many asset classes?___

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2014-06-12 13:13:16 (19 comments; 18 reshares; 79 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: The fall of Mosul once more into the hands of jihadis – this time militants that even al-Qaeda considers too radical for its taste – is not simply another sorry chapter in the Iraqi saga. It encapsulates the tragedy that is Iraq today, a failed state whose central government is gradually losing its grip over large parts of its territory more than a decade after the collapse of the Ba’athist regime.
http://on.ft.com/SPAM80

Free to read: The fall of Mosul once more into the hands of jihadis – this time militants that even al-Qaeda considers too radical for its taste – is not simply another sorry chapter in the Iraqi saga. It encapsulates the tragedy that is Iraq today, a failed state whose central government is gradually losing its grip over large parts of its territory more than a decade after the collapse of the Ba’athist regime.
http://on.ft.com/SPAM80___

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2014-06-11 13:18:30 (1 comments; 3 reshares; 31 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: The World Cup tournament has exposed the dark side of Brazil, with growing public antipathy fuelled by spiralling costs, police action and child abuse. 

Free to read: The World Cup tournament has exposed the dark side of Brazil, with growing public antipathy fuelled by spiralling costs, police action and child abuse. ___

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2014-06-10 17:33:10 (4 comments; 40 reshares; 112 +1s; )Open 

Free to read: This year, the financial world has been full of echoes of 2007, just before the market crisis. All that is missing is a credit bubble. http://on.ft.com/1oaaXOl

Free to read: This year, the financial world has been full of echoes of 2007, just before the market crisis. All that is missing is a credit bubble. http://on.ft.com/1oaaXOl___

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2014-06-09 11:04:25 (16 comments; 36 reshares; 164 +1s; )Open 

The rich have advantages that money can't buy:  http://on.ft.com/1kctWPZ

The average affluent child now receives 6,000 hours of extracurricular education, in the form of being read to, taken to a museum, coached in a sport, or any other kind of stimulus provided by an adult, more than the average poor child – and this gap has greatly increased since the 1970s.

Image by Dreamstime.

The rich have advantages that money can't buy:  http://on.ft.com/1kctWPZ

The average affluent child now receives 6,000 hours of extracurricular education, in the form of being read to, taken to a museum, coached in a sport, or any other kind of stimulus provided by an adult, more than the average poor child – and this gap has greatly increased since the 1970s.

Image by Dreamstime.___

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