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News and analysis from Financial Times reporters around the world. FT News is produced by Fiona Symon.

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  • Modi economic miracle falls flat

    Modi economic miracle falls flat

    14/11/2019 Duración: 15min

    India has gone from being known as the world’s fastest growing large-economy to a country in the midst of a sharp economic slowdown. Jyotsna Singh discusses what’s gone wrong and what can be done to revive growth with Amy Kazmin, the FT’s South Asia bureau chief.Contributors: Jyotsna Singh, Delhi reporter, and Amy Kazmin, South Asia bureau chief. Producers: Jyotsna Singh and Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • How medical websites share our data

    How medical websites share our data

    13/11/2019 Duración: 14min

    Hundreds of millions of people turn to the web each day to seek answers to medical concerns. But the information they share is far from secret. Madhumita Murgia, the FT's European technology correspondent, has been looking into what happens to the personal health information we share with these websites, and she tells India Ross what she discovered..Contributors: India Ross, tech creative producer, and Madhumita Murgia, European technology correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • What makes a Gen Z?

    What makes a Gen Z?

    12/11/2019 Duración: 13min

    How does Generation Z date? Why are they more politically engaged than the generation before them and what is the digital psyche? Flora Macdonald Johnston asks John Burn-Murdoch, Rebecca Watson and Madison Darbyshire to explain what's driving the next generation.If you want to read more about the NextGen, click here. For Flora's article, click here. For John's article, click here. For Rebecca's article, click here. For Madison's column, click here.Contributors: Flora Macdonald Johnston, acting deputy fashion editor, John Burn-Murdoch, data visualisation journalist, Madison Darbyshire, multimedia journalist and Rebecca Watson, assistant arts editor. Producer: Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Ukraines role in the US impeachment inquiry

    Ukraine's role in the US impeachment inquiry

    07/11/2019 Duración: 18min

    Ukraine has found itself at the centre of the US impeachment inquiry, just as new president Volodymyr Zelensky set out to fulfill his election promise to end corruption. Pilita Clark asks Ben Hall, the FT's Europe editor, what it is about Ukraine creates so much trouble in far flung places and whether it could end up harming Donald Trump's chances of re-election.Contributors: Pilita Clark, business columnist, and Ben Hall, Europe editor. Producer: Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Fiat Chrysler finds new merger partner in Carlos Tavares

    Fiat Chrysler finds new merger partner in Carlos Tavares

    06/11/2019 Duración: 13min

    Will PSA’s Carlos Tavares prove to be a better merger partner for Fiat Chrysler than Renault and help create the world's fourth-largest carmaker? Katie Martin discusses the terms of the proposed mega merger and the characters behind the deal with Peter Campbell, motor industry correspondent, and David Keohane in Paris.Contributors: Katie Martin, capital markets editor, Peter Campbell, motor industry correspondent, and David Keohane, Paris correspondent. Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • How can we survive without plastic?

    How can we survive without plastic?

    05/11/2019 Duración: 14min

    Start-ups and consumer giants are trying to find a solution to the deluge of plastic packaging that ends up in landfill or polluting our oceans. Finding a solution will be far more complex than just recycling more, Leila Abboud and Leslie Hook tell Pilita Clark. Read Leila's article here or listen to Ellen MacArthur talk about the plastics in our oceans here.Contributors: Pilita Clark, business columnist, Leila Abboud, consumer industries correspondent, and Leslie Hook, environmental correspondent. Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Weinstein accuser tells her story

    Weinstein accuser tells her story

    31/10/2019 Duración: 22min

    Rowena Chiu, former assistant to Harvey Weinstein, tells the story of her alleged abuse by the former Hollywood producer and discusses how to prevent non-disclosure agreements from being used to silence the victims of crime with Pilita Clark and Kate Beioley.Contributors: Pilita Clark, business columnist, Rowena Chiu, former assistant to Harvey Weinstein, and Kate Beioley, legal correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Brexit: the final chapter?

    Brexit: the final chapter?

    30/10/2019 Duración: 14min

    The stage has been set for the next, potentially decisive, act of Brexit after the UK parliament voted to back a December election and the EU formally signed off a delay to Britain’s departure until the end of January. David Bond discusses what happens next with Laura Hughes, parliamentary correspondent, and Sam Fleming, Brussels bureau chief.Contributors: David Bond, Brexit editor, Laura Hughes, parliamentary correspondent, and Sam Fleming, Brussels bureau chief. Producers: Persis Love and Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Why a French luxury group wants to buy Tiffany’s

    Why a French luxury group wants to buy Tiffany’s

    29/10/2019 Duración: 08min

    The French luxury goods group LMVH has made a surprise $14.5bn offer for Tiffany’s, the New York jeweller immortalised in the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s.  Harriet Agnew and Vanessa Holder talk to Katie Martin about whether the takeover bid will succeed and the merits for both sides in the current geopolitical climate.Contributors: Katie Martin, capital markets editor, Harriet Agnew, Paris correspondent and Vanessa Houlder, Lex writer. Producers: Persis Love and Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Inside the Hong Kong protests

    Inside the Hong Kong protests

    25/10/2019 Duración: 18min

    The FT's Sue-Lin Wong spent several months with members of Hong Kong's youthful pro-democracy movement and their supporters. She tells Andreas Paleit what she learnt about their hopes and fears for the future.Read Sue-Lin's magazine story hereContributors: Andreas Paleit, companies desk editor, and Sue-Lin Wong, South China correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Wealth gap ignites Chile protests

    Wealth gap ignites Chile protests

    24/10/2019 Duración: 09min

    Last weekend thousands of people took to the streets of Chile in an outburst of anger at a rise in the price of the metro fare. But as Benedict Mander tells Michael Stott, the roots of the unrest go much deeper. Contributors: Michael Stott, Latin America bureau chief and Benedict Mander, Chile and Argentina correspondent. Producer: Persis Love.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Planning for a healthier life

    Planning for a healthier life

    20/10/2019 Duración: 12min

    An experiment in urban planning backed by the UK’s health service has shown how even small changes can have a big impact on the health of communities. Darren Dodd discusses what’s been learnt so far with some of the project’s backers. Contributors: Darren Dodd, editor of FT Health, Emily Hough, strategy director for NHS England,Christian Norris, of PA Consulting and Ellen Halstead of Peabody Housing Association> Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Syrias war profiteers

    Syria's war profiteers

    18/10/2019 Duración: 16min

    During Syria's eight year civil war, around half a million Syrians have lost their lives and many more have lost their livelihoods. But a few individuals have made millions by helping the Assad regime. Chloe Cornish has been investigating and she tells Josh Noble about some of Syria's war profiteers.Contributors: Josh Noble, weekend news editor, and Chloe Cornish, Middle East correspondent. Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Catalonia ruling fans flames of Spain’s divisions

    Catalonia ruling fans flames of Spain’s divisions

    16/10/2019 Duración: 17min

    Catalonia erupted this week after a Spanish Supreme Court decision to jail a group of separatist leaders for their part in organising an illegal independence referendum. The regional government attacked the sentences and thousands took to the streets in protest. Katie Martin discusses what happens next, with Daniel Dombey, FT correspondent in Madrid.Contributors: Katie Martin, capital markets editor, and Daniel Dombey, Madrid correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • What went wrong at WeWork?

    What went wrong at WeWork?

    14/10/2019 Duración: 13min

    The workplace philosophy of WeWork founder Adam Neumann was at the heart of his global real estate company. But WeWork is imploding after a recent IPO was shelved and Mr Neumann has been removed as CEO. Pilita Clark discusses how the company got into such difficulties and what this signifies for the property markets with Andrew Edgecliffe Johnson and Judith Evans. Contributors: Pilita Clark, business columnist, Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, US business editor, and Judith Evans, property correspondent. Producers: Persis Love and Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Could micro-organisms revolutionise our food?

    Could micro-organisms revolutionise our food?

    10/10/2019 Duración: 09min

    A Chicago start-up has found a way of turning microbes into edible protein, part of a growing trend towards a microbial revolution in food. Leslie Hook discusses why investors are increasingly interested in this area with Emiko Terazono, commodities correspondent, and Clive Cookson, science editor.Contributors: Leslie Hook, environment correspondent, Emiko Terazono, commodities correspondent, and Clive Cookson, science editor. Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Shakespeare on Merseyside

    Shakespeare on Merseyside

    08/10/2019 Duración: 11min

    Thanks to its links to Shakespeare and his players that were until recently a well kept secret, a deprived suburb of Liverpool is to house a new playhouse. Local investors have high hopes that it will woo some of the tourists that flock to Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakespeare’s Globe in London. Andy Bounds went to Prescot to speak to some of the project's supporters.Contributors: Andy Bounds, Enterprise editor and North of England correspondent. Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • European court sets precedent on hate speech

    European court sets precedent on hate speech

    06/10/2019 Duración: 13min

    Europe’s top court has ruled that individual countries can force Facebook to take down illegal content, including hate speech, both inside the EU and across the world. Malcolm Moore discusses the implications of the ruling for freedom of expression with Mehreen Khan and Madhumita Murgia.Contributors: Malcolm Moore, technology news editor, Mehreen Khan, Brussels correspondent, and Madhumita Murgia, European Technology correspondent, Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The call that triggered a US impeachment inquiry

    The call that triggered a US impeachment inquiry

    02/10/2019 Duración: 15min

    Many US Democrats had pushed for an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump after the Mueller probe into Russian meddling in the last US election released its findings. But it took a July telephone conversation between Mr Trump and Ukraine’s new president to persuade Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US house of Representatives, that it was time to act. Katie Martin discusses what happens next and what we know so far with Demetri Sevastopulo, Washington bureau chief.Contributors: Katie Martin, capital markets editor, and Demetri Sevastopulo, Washington bureau chief. Producer: Fiona Symon  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • John Ruskins message for our times

    John Ruskin's message for our times

    29/09/2019 Duración: 12min

    John Ruskin was a towering figure in the Victorian era: an art critic, social reformer and all round thinker who had a huge influence on British society. After his death he fell out of favour. Yet much of what he wrote about the nature of work and the importance of protecting the environment is relevant today. James Pickford discusses his legacy with Sandra Kemp, an academic who oversees the Ruskin collection at Lancaster University and Andrew Hill, management editor.The Ruskin: Museum of the Near Future Contributors: James Pickford, deputy FT Money editor, Sandra Kemp, director of the Lancaster University’s Ruskin Library, and Andrew Hill, management editor. Producers: Fiona Symon and Persis Love  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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