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The toughest stage of the Covid-19 pandemic lies ahead for poorer countries, writes Tony Blair. Here are three ways… https://t.co/26tdu0h9JQThe UK has urged universities to be ‘as flexible as possible’ in admissions as forthcoming grades may not be fair f… https://t.co/rhtYv5il21Boris Johnson blocked a radical proposal by Michael Gove to shore up the union by inviting Nicola Sturgeon to atten… https://t.co/hfro79gPzSMs Truss is passionate about British cheese’s place in international markets. She achieved cult status on social me… https://t.co/b6rOrjjSFI
Retweeted by Financial TimesUber claimed that the ‘vast majority’ of its drivers wanted to work independently, and not be classified as employe… https://t.co/whyvj6KkztGideon Rachman: Narendra Modi is a Hindu nationalist. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is an Islamist. The two leaders look lik… https://t.co/y9ei6Fh6ZhThe FT View: How events in Belarus will unfold in coming days cannot be predicted. Yet a tipping point has been rea… https://t.co/N7ZgQAREKIMore spectacular gains for Apple Daily owner Next Digital - up 944% since Jimmy Lai's arrest - pushed shares above… https://t.co/VgJsfz1Wto
Retweeted by Financial TimesDonald Trump told reporters on Monday that a person had been shot outside the White House perimeter and taken to ho… https://t.co/qJWwyct6XdPrime minister Hassan Diab blamed ‘political corruption’ for a massive explosion last week as Lebanon’s government… https://t.co/WmNt2wkuZ0Another Rubicon crossed: a 10-year junk-rated US corporate bond priced with a coupon below 3%, a record low. Story… https://t.co/Ry2KxvQnXe
Retweeted by Financial TimesAustralia has shipped vast quantities of coal to fuel Asia’s rapid growth for decades: now it is looking beyond fos… https://t.co/p9dNKE9P5g
Retweeted by Financial TimesDaily coronavirus thread: US cases topped 5m on Monday, Singapore’s economy contracted 13.2% in the second quarter… https://t.co/zdr56F3jLFAustralia aims to become renewable energy export superpower https://t.co/z8bLWdntfGAnother Rubicon crossed: a 10-year junk bond below 3% https://t.co/Mi8nrTVXy4Hello, Hong Kong. While you were sleeping, this was our most read story: https://t.co/r2sXg3N2dr
8/11
2020
UK trade deal with Japan stalls over blue cheese demands https://t.co/8FVP9Cyw2dCoronavirus latest: US struggles with pandemic as caseload tops 5m https://t.co/cmWZDhxyVGIn an interview with the FT, Brazil’s former health minister has warned that the country’s response to the coronavi… https://t.co/h83zUsSMdNTrump interrupts briefing after person shot outside White House https://t.co/AMlLJ7J1JZ'It probably is a no-brainer. Working in the senior leadership team is likely to expose you to all sorts of people,… https://t.co/dM9Gl9NQAsUber and Lyft told to treat drivers as employees in California https://t.co/ocHM2FtXZXLukashenko faces further night of protests over Belarus polls https://t.co/xq8OSL8XKX'If the flavour combination works on a spoon, it will probably work on a pizza' – Ajesh Patalay speaks to the maste… https://t.co/Rw2sQQi3LsKatie Martin: Some people clearly want to get out of the city, and good luck to them. But for me, the notion of liv… https://t.co/Bv0WAy01PVJust published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition Tuesday August 11 https://t.co/nuImoPxhZJ https://t.co/a5qH6tIutPJust published: front page of the Financial Times international edition Tuesday August 11 https://t.co/b5ew87ao5p https://t.co/ZndtHwwuWNEngland’s army of contact tracers will be assigned to local authorities this month following successful trials https://t.co/fNlLtopi0bDowntown Chicago has been hit by widespread looting, hours after police shot a young man in a predominantly black n… https://t.co/RyZ0qW0xWNLebanon’s government resigned as the prime minister blamed “political corruption” for a massive explosion at Beirut… https://t.co/iToIf1S64QMitsubishi’s Takehiko Kakiuchi says the pandemic has forced Japanese companies to modernise their business practices https://t.co/bnOiEku77pCan Britain create a 'green jobs revolution'? The £2bn 'green homes grant', announced by chancellor Rishi Sunak,… https://t.co/cd0OEvEVa4Gideon Rachman: Narendra Modi and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have grandiose views of themselves as refounders of their ow… https://t.co/13sxiuNHGeBoris Johnson has insisted England’s schools will reopen in September and would only close again as a last resort i… https://t.co/086P9zwQMJAs the pandemic has devastated the US economy, imperilling his re-election, Mr Trump has ditched his reluctance to… https://t.co/cvvaPKWuRLBritain has some of the fastest eroding cliffs in Europe, with land disappearing at a rate of 4 metres a year in so… https://t.co/JpgwrJGnopFree to read: Banks are facing their toughest test since the financial crisis of 2008, as untold millions of compan… https://t.co/INiXGocdg6Shares in Kodak opened 40% lower after the federal government said it would not move forward with a heavily scrutin… https://t.co/fHyCCmOfkvOpinion: Sixteen-year-old Qais Hussain shares what it is like being ‘the subject of a gigantic educational experime… https://t.co/cT9MhPruwkOpinion: 'China has absorbed the US's best anti-poverty practices and adapted them to the Chinese setting … Yet the… https://t.co/3eU5jUS7EQActivists in Belarus said at least one person had died and scores more were injured when protests erupted after exi… https://t.co/LAqC3aVuEGBreaking news: McDonald’s has sued its former chief executive Steve Easterbrook, alleging that he fraudulently hid… https://t.co/kiVLFoj1e8Opinion: International pressure on Brazil can work. In fact, it should increase https://t.co/VNUMDe3LHDJust in: Shares in the Hong Kong media group controlled by Jimmy Lai nearly tripled today following the arrest of t… https://t.co/E2bn0PJGRGWhat is it like to start a business during the pandemic? Entrepreneurs share their experiences with the FT’s… https://t.co/RdxDYcGxQqMusic rights holders have stepped up a campaign for royalty payments by confronting Jeff Bezos for showing ‘wilful… https://t.co/MksXUoQzSMThe World Food Programme warned that ‘the severe damage to the Port of Beirut could limit the flow of food supplies… https://t.co/bd5xud3jkwMillions of garment workers in Asia have been deprived of $6bn in wages after the world’s biggest fashion brands ca… https://t.co/cNC3nMdmLCThis is LinkedIn's moment- but don't believe everything you read there. My column on how to network smartly online.… https://t.co/b6RYMXeAgX
Retweeted by Financial TimesAnalysis: Governments around the world are planning to give the first doses of a proven Covid-19 vaccine to healthc… https://t.co/nU1qcAOiKKAs electric cars become more prevalent, petrol stations seem an unlikely place to make a $21bn gamble. Yet Japan’s… https://t.co/XddkahOUQ5A house in London is up for sale for £185m, a lower price than the seller intended due to Brexit and the pandemic.… https://t.co/yBrBYW7X2FJust in: China will impose sanctions against 11 US citizens, including senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, in respon… https://t.co/G69cBDKwj5Pay for chief executives at the 30 largest companies in the UK fell almost a tenth last year, marking a five-year l… https://t.co/GbGNenuNztWith Chinese espionage in the news, Andrew Hill asks whether we should rethink the ways we use LinkedIn… https://t.co/KKR67ON4FoThe UK has some of the fastest-eroding cliffs in Europe, with land disappearing at a rate of 4 metres per year in s… https://t.co/BtioYr69ioFT View: In the next lockdown, schools should close last https://t.co/ZET0KAbYb6
Retweeted by Financial TimesOne in three British businesses are planning job cuts as the government’s furlough scheme winds down, a new survey… https://t.co/S06EYXiQFpTropical forests have been razed at an alarming rate during the pandemic, with ‘forest loss alerts' — a warning sys… https://t.co/o5RtjXeaHrThe UK tax authority has opened 246 investigations into professional footballers, up from 87 the prior year https://t.co/8zVoD4bcVhBlockbuster M&A deals are back from a pandemic downturn — eight deals of more than $10bn have been signed in the pa… https://t.co/efag7LNrKzAlex Azar, US health secretary, is the most senior US cabinet official to visit Taiwan since Washington broke off d… https://t.co/IHll35nBHfRana Foroohar: Perhaps the biggest trade shift of all is the way in which the two superpowers are trading places https://t.co/BX0rVhfqppSweden no longer has Europe’s most lenient approach to coronavirus, nor the highest number of deaths per capita. It… https://t.co/QN2nxbzBFpNo Belarusian presidential election this century has been judged free and fair by international observers, and Sund… https://t.co/qX4IKhagfSDemocrats on Sunday dismissed Donald Trump’s executive action to bypass lawmakers on economic stimulus as ‘weak and… https://t.co/QolgqAbKTiFT Exclusive: A Singaporean businessman with multiple ties to Wirecard has been charged with falsification of accou… https://t.co/3cvbd2kRQ6Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of ‘collaborating with foreign forces’ under the ne… https://t.co/yKEkZxRX7oNeat story by @ft's Sun Yu on how in China, the ratings agencies aren't really for rating risk, but for directing t… https://t.co/eYIGo4Bsqz
Retweeted by Financial TimesDaily coronavirus thread: China’s July consumer prices rose due to higher food costs, Singapore said it tested all… https://t.co/xgkSz4QM70South Korean mom-and-pop investors hit by plunge in Brazil’s real https://t.co/7tt07QfQsNChinese rating agencies in record boost of local government vehicles https://t.co/lJbR7fA2ugHello, Hong Kong. While you were sleeping, this was our most read story: https://t.co/wXG3KrjHOb
8/10
2020
Coronavirus latest: One in three child patients needs intensive care, says CDC https://t.co/AtKDyPz4GQSingapore charges Wirecard agent with falsification of accounts https://t.co/TA9yRIMi4jJust published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition Monday August 10 https://t.co/5ZBf0qvLDq https://t.co/8z9NgvskPMJust published: front page of the Financial Times international edition Monday August 10 https://t.co/aow0UqqM89 https://t.co/QveKvURcipMegadeals lead M&A revival as big companies bulk up https://t.co/WjqbIZPdtSGillian Tett on America’s university challenge: can students be persuaded to rein in their partying to make campuse… https://t.co/mDIV7sgvcdDon't miss an #FTWeekendFestival interview on Sept 5 with US poet Claudia Rankine. Tune in live to hear about her n… https://t.co/MeVkmlgXa0Democrats say Trump’s virus orders are ‘unconstitutional’ https://t.co/n3PIamHfWUThe astonishingly good but predictably bad AI program https://t.co/Lh8JXmd6mMCare for a drink? Paris's best-kept secret corners for al fresco aperitifs https://t.co/EDkgSFlczFTrade show industry awaits world where people can mingle again https://t.co/JTpjeOFB9qJPMorgan report reveals ‘dramatic’ Covid shift to electronic bond trading https://t.co/85BZD9MA6RThe great trade unwinding https://t.co/Ux5jFFbTTHRosé has outsold white wine in France since 2009, so what’s the secret behind its seemingly unstoppable rise?https://t.co/aC3g1UapdtBelarus steps up opposition crackdown as voters go to polls https://t.co/cJkQECMEvlWorld leaders to hold Lebanon aid conference https://t.co/bxwy1Y5B3MAcross the world, the average woman’s annual income is $11,500, compared to $21,500 for a man, the World Economic F… https://t.co/cszg677faPIndia to halt arms imports worth billions in local procurement push https://t.co/OfeIgvUUX3Saudi Aramco sticks to dividend pledge despite 73% earnings drop https://t.co/oX2GnDvv2xFrom urban summer terraces to tastings in Tuscany delivered on an Ape Piaggio three-wheeled truck – here’s our sele… https://t.co/RaVEU5WyKjCan you remember the first time you heard Phil Collins' In the Air Tonight? Nearly 40 years after its release… https://t.co/EIz17cOnGABuilding an extensive intelligence network to know your markets https://t.co/zew4HCSwKiMagnit chief says growth shows turnround is on course https://t.co/h478u8NeqQBritain’s disappearing coastline: ‘Right now we abandon people’ https://t.co/kUoxn3bh3OWhat next for Dalston, Homerton, Hackney Wick and other fashionable areas of east London? During lockdown, these we… https://t.co/byKLlEASTIChinese smartphone maker Realme takes on emerging Asian markets https://t.co/NHkfzjrg3QSweden’s pandemic no longer stands out https://t.co/lBHMdYVUPI
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2020

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