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China admits widespread soil pollution

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 06:21

A report previously judged a ‘state secret’ reveals that at least 20% of agricultural land, including large swaths of the southern rice basket, is contaminated by industrial pollutants

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Ferry probe focuses on captain and crew

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 05:37

Investigators reveal that a junior officer was at the helm of a South Korean ship when it capsized, as the search for 268 missing passengers continues

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Global carmakers seek China inroads

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 04:40

Executives converging for Auto China 2014 at a time when importance of fast-growing China market to the fortunes of multinational car companies has never been clearer

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Gabriel García Márquez dies aged 87

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 01:35

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982 was once described by Fidel Castro as “the most powerful man in Latin America”

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Slicing and dicing the Weibo IPO

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 20:48

What is the true value of a social media user

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Geneva talks end with Ukraine agreement

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 19:53

Kerry and Lavrov announce measures including disbanding armed groups and greater access for international monitors as Europe weighs cost of more sanctions

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National Bank of Greece plans bond launch

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 17:45

The bond is expected to have a five-year maturity with a yield of about 4.5%, compared to 4.95% on the country’s five-year sovereign issue last week

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Fink says tech rout driven by hedge funds

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 15:52

BlackRock chief says long-term investors not spooked, as retail and institutional clients continue adding to their portfolios during volatility

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Tube strike threat to London commuters

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 15:51

Severe travel disruption looms after the Rail and Maritime Union announce five days of strikes following a breakdown in talks with management

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Twitter beats Facebook to mobile ad launch

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 14:52

The social media companies are embarking on a battle to lure advertisers by promoting themselves as a one-stop shop to buy space across mobile

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E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:21

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?

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Goldman looks to fight rivals with capital advantage

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:05

The investment bank is looking to take advantage of rival’s business exits as it overcomes the worst start to the year for at least six years for its fixed income trading business

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Morgan Stanley cheers with 49% profit jump

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:21

A smaller fixed income trading division and a bet in wealth management pay off for the investment bank

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Letter from the Editor

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:03

Financial Times statement on press regulation

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