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An eventful week for Brexit
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:45

October 14, 2017 Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Sebastian Payne presents ...

British Conservatives Divided Over Which Cabinet Minister Should Be Fired
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 04:44

Conservative members of Parliament are split between Brexiters who want finance minister Philip Hammond fired and remainers who would like to see fore...

U.S. Retirees To Get Biggest Social Security Boost In 6 Years
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 02:31

Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year, the largest increase since 2012, though...

Donald Trump decertifies Iran nuclear deal
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:37

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World powers warn of risks if Donald Trump upends Iran deal
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 22:38

Women walk past a portrait of late Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran on Friday © AFP International powers have warned of ...

Donald Trump set to refuse to uphold Iran nuclear deal
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:43

October 13, 2017by Katrina Manson in Washington President Donald Trump is expected to refuse to uphold a landmark 2015 nuclear accord with Iran on Fr...

U.N. cultural agency to pick new chief after U.S. walkout
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:32

By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations' cultural agency will elect a new chief on Friday, seeking someone who can revive UNESCO's fortunes...

Twenty Hong Kong protesters found guilty over Occupy protests
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:34

A court in Hong Kong has found 9 activists guilty*, adding to 11 others who have already “admitted liability”, for their part in the 2014 Occupy p...

Trump takes big steps to unwind Obamacare
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:37

Donald Trump speaks in the White House after signing the executive order on Thursday © Getty Donald Trump has taken major steps to unwind Obamacare ...

Trump executive order undermines key Obamacare subsidies
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:34

President Donald Trump has taken several major steps towards unwinding Obamacare, in an effort to fulfill a campaign pledge that could result in healt...

Amazon executive suspended over harassment allegations
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:35

Amazon has suspended Roy Price, the head of its Amazon Studios entertainment division, following allegations he sexually harassed a producer in 2015. ...

Daily briefing: US v China in World Bank, Brexit stand-off and China’s electric cars
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:29

Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here How well did you keep up with the news this week? Take the FirstFT quiz.  The Trump administration is hold...

U.S. House Approves $36.5 Billion In Aid For Hurricane, Wildfire Victims
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:50

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $ 36.5 billion disaster aid package for victims of the recent hurricanes and California fires Thursday in ...

Luxembourg’s Brexit sweet spot
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:32

Citi is the latest bank to be attracted to Luxembourg and its wealth management industry As London’s investment bankers, corporate lenders and trad...

British IS recruiter 'White Widow' reportedly killed in drone strike
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:34

British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones, dubbed the White Widow, has been killed in a US drone strike, it has been reported. Jones was killed close to t...

China targets pollution on eve of Xi Jinping’s second term
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:33

Greenpeace estimates that a third of Chinese cities saw worsened air pollution this spring compared with the previous year © Getty A wave of environ...

Mattis Looking Into Possible Changes After Niger Ambush Killed Four US Soldiers
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:40

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced Wednesday the military was looking into if changes need to be made after an ambush in Niger killed four U....

Genocide Trial Against Former Guatemalan Dictator Rios Montt Scheduled to Restart
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:35

A lawyer said a second trial against former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt will take place on Friday after he allegedly ordered massacres of Ma...

Police Arrest 10 After LSU Fraternity Pledge Died of Alcohol Poisoning During Hazing
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:36

Ten people are facing hazing charges on Wednesday in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge that died from alcohol poisoning last...

Can history teach us about Trump?
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 04:32

Video World 8:13min Refugee deal paves way for German coalition A concession by Angela Merkel on curbing the number of refugees allowed into Germany h...

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