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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Jeremy Hunt’s Budget was meant to be a defining pre-election moment, but some senior Conservatives have become dismayed at the influence over their political fate wielded by unelected economists. There has been growing frustration in
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will use the Budget on Wednesday to cut personal taxes, as he scrapes together the money needed to fund a package intended to lift Conservative MPs’ spirits ahead of the general election.
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. George Galloway has won a divisive by-election contest in Rochdale with the firebrand politician threatening to inflame tensions in the UK parliament over Israel’s offensive in Gaza. Galloway won 12,335 votes on a 37.6 per
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Sweden has overcome the last remaining hurdle in its quest to become a Nato member as Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine redraws the geopolitical map. Hungary’s parliament voted on Monday to approve Stockholm’s application to
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A US state’s court ruling that frozen embryos should be considered children has thrust reproductive rights back to the forefront of the 2024 presidential election, prompting Donald Trump to insist that he supports access to in vitro fertilisation. In a decision last week, the Alabama Supreme Court said that “unborn children are ‘children’ . . . without exception based
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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Warren Buffett has warned Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that his sprawling $905bn conglomerate has virtually “no possibility of eye-popping performance” in the years ahead, laying bare the challenges that will confront his successors. The so-called Oracle
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Goldman Sachs chief executive David Solomon is facing a new wave of unrest inside the Wall Street bank, threatening a fragile peace among its partners. Solomon’s decision to accept a 24 per cent pay rise last week despite presiding over the bank’s worst annual earnings for four years has proved controversial, as has the staffing
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