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Theresa May is a lightning rod for Brexit denials | Financial Times
Defeat of withdrawal deal does not change realities confronting the UK
ft  eu  uk  politics 
2 days ago by robward
Theresa May has one last throw of the Brexit dice | Financial Times
She should set aside her vanity and behave as a prime minister not a party leade
eu  ft  uk  politics 
3 days ago by robward
May’s defeat spells trouble for the EU’s Brexit approach | Financial Times
Brussels sees outcome as a reality check on timing, renegotiation and Irish backstop
uk  eu  ft  politics 
3 days ago by robward
How to hedge your finances against a future Corbyn government | Financial Times
“The way the winds are blowing, homeowners have a problem whichever party is holding the reins because they’re all talking about moving from taxing income to taxing wealth.”
ft  labour  politics  econmics  finance  money 
3 days ago by edmittance
May’s best course after a Brexit thumping | Financial Times
If the PM’s plan is heavily rejected, she must become a willing servant of the Commons
ft  uk  eu  politics 
4 days ago by robward
Trump, May and the art of political brinkmanship | Financial Times
Elected politicians are threatening harm to their own country as a bargaining tactic
eu  ft  uk  politics  psychology 
8 days ago by robward
Why Donald Trump lies: a psychoanalyst’s theory | Financial Times
The president craves attention. And outlandish untruths are the best way to get it, writes Stephen Grosz
ft  usa  people 
10 days ago by robward
Aviation Sector Soars in 2018 as Punctuality Improves - Caixin
The just-concluded year also saw a marked improvement in on-time performance for China’s airlines, with the industry posting an overall punctuality rate of about 80%. That was up sharply from just 71.7% in 2017, when the industry came under wide criticism for late flights.
11 days ago by bbishop
Data brokers: regulators try to rein in the ‘privacy deathstars’ | Financial Times
Companies that collect consumer information have operated in the shadows. But calls are growing for tougher rules
ft  privacy  society 
11 days ago by robward
China offers 144-hr visa-free transit in 5 more cities - People's Daily Online
These cities are Qingdao, a major port city in Shandong Province; Xiamen, a coastal city in Fujian Province; Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province; Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province; and Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province.
12 days ago by bbishop
The danger of unchecked power and other lessons from Versailles | Financial Times
We may be returning to the primitive multilateralism of 1919, when three men in a room made decisions for the whole world
ft  history  society  politics 
13 days ago by robward
I quit the rat race to deliver yachts around the world | Financial Times
David Smith’s career took a new direction when he retrained as a commercial skipper
ft  people 
13 days ago by robward
FT readers’ best books of 2018 | Financial Times
We asked you to recommend your books of the year. Here’s a selection of your responses
ft  books 
22 days ago by robward
The Favourite — surreal history with Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone | Financial Times
Yorgos Lanthimos’s absurdist take on the court of Queen Anne is wildly entertaining
ft  film  review 
23 days ago by robward
Last great Antarctic ‘first’ finally falls | Financial Times
American Colin O’Brady pips Brit Louis Rudd to claim historic polar victory
ft  people  sport 
23 days ago by robward

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