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The remains of a Russian missile, following a rocket attack on the railway station in Kramatorsk on Friday © AFP via Getty Images Russian missiles on Friday hit a railway station in Kramatorsk, killing “dozens” in the town in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region as Moscow strengthened its offensive in the east of the country. “Thousands
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I was surprised to read Jonathan Guthrie’s statement that “good governance . . . prescribes box ticking over the independence of non-executive directors and similar matters of little significance” (“ESG category errors need unbundling for ethical investors”, Opinion, April 5). Especially when the FT’s own non-executive director (NED) diploma — quoting from Sir David Walker’s “Review of Corporate Governance
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John Thornhill’s recent article looking at a potential artificial intelligence power imbalance between the public and private sectors (Opinion, April 1) certainly doesn’t understate the risks of a brain drain from AI research into industry. Translation of deep tech research into successful industrial applications has always been a challenge in the UK — and having
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The UK government has moved fast after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to draw up a strategy for energy security. If its targets can be achieved it will do much to expand homegrown and green supply sources long-term. But internal wrangling has left two large holes. By backing away from targets for the cheapest and fastest
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On Tuesday, Russia’s new AntiFake TV show aired on the most popular Kremlin-controlled television channel. Superimposed on the horrifying images that have emerged of Ukrainian civilians lying dead in Bucha’s streets was the word “FAKE”. As the TV hosts accused Ukraine of colluding with western media by hiring “poorly-trained actors” to play victims in the
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The number of Britons living with long Covid stands at its highest level since official statistics on the phenomenon were first collected a year ago. Figures from the Office for National Statistics published on Thursday showed an estimated 1.7mn people, or 2.7 per cent of the UK population, reported experiencing symptoms lasting for more than
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With Covid-19 restrictions now lifting and clear signs that business travel is recovering after an enforced two-year hiatus, companies large and small in the UK are starting to examine what that means — post-Brexit — for UK travel to the EU. According to the British Chambers of Commerce, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement contains more
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In the last decade, the geopolitical club known as the Group of Twenty (G20) has seemed like an idea that is worthy — but dull. During the 2008 financial crisis, the doughty group (which represents 80 per cent of the global economy) briefly found fame and relevance by forging a collective response to quell the
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Discovery’s chief executive David Zaslav has taken the first big step to overhaul its business after it acquires WarnerMedia, the company behind Casablanca, Friends and Game of Thrones, installing his lieutenants as senior leaders of the combined group. JB Perrette, who has led Discovery’s international and streaming businesses, is set to take on one of
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