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Shadows creep across face of European newspapers

ft.com — Who will save European newspapers? It is a question that has resonated across the continent's newsrooms as the circulations of once-mighty titles decline, their advertisers move to online portals, and their owners cut jobs in an effort to stay
Sep 21, 2014

RT @jeffjarvis: Worse than NYTimes dismissing Guardian as a British paper is FT flicking off Business Insider & ProPublica as "nifty" http:…

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Fuelling Isis Inc

ft.com — Waiting for his job interview, the young Syrian was impressed by the array of high-end camera equipment, video-editing pods and overall organisation in the offices of his prospective employer. The salary, five times that of a typical Syrian civil

Europe groups fear being caught in US tax crackdown

ft.com — European multinationals have launched a rearguard effort in Washington to prevent them becoming unintended victims of a US crackdown on tax-driven international mergers. As the Obama administration finalises plans to curb "tax inversion" deals, big
Sep 21, 2014

RT @barneyjopson: Euro biz worries it'll be hurt by US tax crackdown. Will Washington care? on.ft.com/1v6HgNk

Sep 21, 2014

RT @barneyjopson: Euro biz worries it'll be hurt by US tax crackdown. Will Washington care? on.ft.com/1v6HgNk

Sep 21, 2014

Euro biz worries it'll be hurt by US tax crackdown. Will Washington care? on.ft.com/1v6HgNk

Sep 21, 2014

Interesting @barneyjopson piece on side effects of anti-inversion rules RT @FT Europe groups fear US tax crackdown on.ft.com/1rdeFoP

Blackstone to pull out of Russia

ft.com — US private equity group Blackstone is "giving up on Russia", highlighting how even well-connected western investors are shying away from doing business in the country. The New York-based buyout group has been frustrated in its attempts to find deals

Pressure on Alibaba’s Jack Ma to deliver on roadshow rhetoric

ft.com — In 1992, when Jack Ma was an English teacher in Hangzhou, he needed about $4,000 to start his first business, a translation agency. He tried for months without success. On Friday, Alibaba's founder pulled off one of the largest listings in history,
Sep 21, 2014

the pressure on Alibaba’s Jack Ma to deliver on roadshow rhetoric - FT.com on.ft.com/1tOhleG via @FT

Sep 21, 2014

Pressure on Alibaba’s Jack Ma to deliver on roadshow rhetoric: on.ft.com/1uVhkoE #FT

US shale gas exports to hit Gazprom revenue

ft.com — Russia's Gazprom could lose 18 per cent of the state-owned energy group's revenues as a result of competition from US liquefied natural gas exports, according to a New York-based think-tank. European consumers can expect to pay 11 per cent less for
Sep 21, 2014

U.S. LNG exports could ultimately exceed the 14.5 billion cubic feet per day that Russia exports to the EU. on.ft.com/1uPKlDb via @FT

Revelation and disorientation at Oculus Connect

blogs.ft.com — FT experts in San Francisco, London and Taipei upload their views
Sep 21, 2014

RT @tim: Revelation & disorientation at #OculusConnect on.ft.com/1mwsAaV My impressions of Crescent Bay & other VR apps http://t.co/tY…

Sep 21, 2014

Oculus held its first developers conference - @tim was there and tried some crazy virtual reality gear on.ft.com/1uVfqnU

China's emissions outstrip EU plus US

ft.com — China is for the first time emitting more carbon pollution per person than the EU, birthplace of the industrial revolution. In a notable turning point for the world's most populous nation, China produced 7.2 tonnes of planet-warming carbon dioxide a
Sep 21, 2014

RT @pilitaclark: Meanwhile in other news: China's per capita emissions outstrip those of EU for first time on.ft.com/1pnLgnY via @FT

Sep 21, 2014

RT @pilitaclark: Meanwhile in other news: China's per capita emissions outstrip those of EU for first time on.ft.com/1pnLgnY via @FT

The glaringly obvious guide to the next crash

ft.com — Hindsight is a wonderful thing, especially when it comes to explaining market crashes. Six times in the past 50 years US equities dropped more than 30 per cent in 12 months. After most of them investors looked back at glaring warning signs and were
Sep 21, 2014

RT @jmackin2: The glaringly obvious guide to the next crash: what 20/20 hindsight will say if shares plunge on.ft.com/1qkEcsc

Sep 21, 2014

RT @jmackin2: The glaringly obvious guide to the next crash: what 20/20 hindsight will say if shares plunge on.ft.com/1qkEcsc

Sep 21, 2014

The glaringly obvious guide to the next crash: what 20/20 hindsight will say if shares plunge on.ft.com/1qkEcsc

Interactive: fact-checking golf’s great myth

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Russia’s sovereign fund head struggles to stay above politics

ft.com — Kirill Dmitriev, the 39-year-old, boyish-looking head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund, was supposed to change the face of Russian capitalism. Mr Dmitriev was going to overcome western funds' reluctance to invest in a country many viewed as corrupt,
Sep 21, 2014

Russia’s sovereign fund head struggles to stay above politics: on.ft.com/Z5LUS0 #FT

Sep 21, 2014

Russia’s sovereign fund head struggles to stay above politics - @ChassNews here: on.ft.com/Z5LUS0 #FT

Clinton works behind the scenes for Jordan

ft.com — Bill Clinton has been working behind the scenes in recent months to encourage investment in Jordan as the Middle Eastern state struggles to care for more than 1m refugees fleeing the civil war in neighbouring Syria. In an interview ahead of the

Science fiction a step closer as Oculus virtual reality headsets near release

ft.com — Oculus is closing in on the consumer release of its Rift virtual reality headset, accelerated by an aggressive hiring spree since the company was acquired by Facebook for $2bn in March. It showed off its new "Crescent Bay" prototype at Connect, its

Blast in central Cairo kills at least two

ft.com — A bomb exploded close to the foreign ministry in Cairo on Sunday killing at least two policemen and injuring six other people, in what Egyptian state television said was an attack on a police checkpoint using a "primitive device". The attack, by

Balls plans child benefit cut to help trim deficit

ft.com — Labour's shadow chancellor Ed Balls will on Monday promise "not to flinch from the tough decisions" needed to balance Britain's public finances, telling party members that he will have to cut child benefit in real terms to help eliminate a £75bn
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