Synopsis

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

Episodes

  • Where do good ideas come from?

    Where do good ideas come from?

    01/11/2010 Duration: 09min

    Tim Harford, the FT's Undercover Economist talks to internet entrepreneur Steven Johnson about his latest book, 'Where do good ideas come from?'. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Impact of the death of Kirchner

    Impact of the death of Kirchner

    28/10/2010 Duration: 03min

    The death of Argentina's former president Nestor Kirchner has transformed the country's political landscape - although no longer president, he and his wife, the current president Cristina Fernandez, were seen as very much acting as a team. Fiona Symon asks the FT's correspondent in Buenos Aires, Jude Webber, where his death leaves Cristina Fernandez's political career. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The UKs Comprehensive Spending Review

    The UK's Comprehensive Spending Review

    20/10/2010 Duration: 09min

    UK chancellor George Osborne delivered the government's review on spending today. He spoke of fairness, of bringing the years of ever rising borrowing to an end, of making those with the broadest shoulders bear the greatest burden and of building a country which only buys what it can afford. But what to these mantras really mean in terms of spending and cuts? To try and answer this question the FT's Sarah Neville is joined in the studio by FT correspondents Chris Cook, Martin Sandbu and Alice Ross. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Merkel on immigration and integration

    Merkel on immigration and integration

    18/10/2010 Duration: 05min

    Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, said at the weekend that the country’s attempts to form a multicultural society had failed and that both Muslim immigrants and indigenous Germans had to make greater efforts towards integration. Fiona Symon speaks to Quentin Peel, the FT’s Berlin correspondent, about Merkel’s remarks. Produced by Martin Stabe  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Afghan elections

    Afghan elections

    20/09/2010 Duration: 05min

    Matthew Green reflects on the elections which took place in Afghanistan at the weekend. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Preparations for presidential elections in Nigeria

    Preparations for presidential elections in Nigeria

    06/09/2010 Duration: 04min

    Tom O'Sullivan talks to the FT's west Africa correspondent Tom Burgis about what the atmosphere is like in the Niger Delta as president Goodluck Jonathan gears up to revealing whether or not he will stand for re-election in January, and, whether or not Goodluck has so far kept his promise to bring peace to the area, allowing for free and fair elections. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • US withdrawal from Iraq

    US withdrawal from Iraq

    01/09/2010 Duration: 05min

    With US president Barack Obama announcing the end to the combat mission in Iraq, Fiona Symon asks the FT's Middle East correspondent Andrew England what this means for the Iraqi people. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Will pilotless aircraft be safer in flight?

    Will pilotless aircraft be safer in flight?

    14/08/2010 Duration: 06min

    Listen to a clip of a US radio interview with Rohit Jaggi on the subject of pilotless aircraft  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Wikileaks the war in Afghanistan

    Wikileaks the war in Afghanistan

    26/07/2010 Duration: 04min

    In the podcast: We ask whether the 75,000 leaked documents covering the period 2004 to 2009 will have any impact on the Obama administration and its Afghan strategy. Presented by Tom O'Sullivan, the FT's assistant world news editor, with James Blitz the FT's defence and diplomatic editor. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • UK troops redeployed

    UK troops redeployed

    08/07/2010 Duration: 04min

    With the news yesterday from the government that 1,000 UK troops are to be redeployed away from the most dangerous part of Helmand province, Fiona Symon asks James Blitz, the FT's diplomatic correspondent, whether this is going to be interpreted as a sign of failure. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Congo’s 50th anniversary of independence

    Congo’s 50th anniversary of independence

    30/06/2010 Duration: 04min

    The FT's Africa editor William Wallis from Kinshasa talks to Fiona Symon, about the mood of the Congolese on this day of celebration - with particular reference to the announcement of the World Bank on Tuesday postponing a decision on writing off the country's debt. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Guinea election

    Guinea election

    25/06/2010 Duration: 06min

    Guinea is preparing for its first competitive election since 1958. Tom O'Sullivan, the FT's assistant world news editor asks Tom Burgis, the FT's West Africa correspondent, what we can expect this weekend. Produced by LJ Filotrani  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The unavoidable Budget

    The unavoidable Budget

    21/06/2010 Duration: 08min

    It was anything but straightforward. Our team of experts dissect George Osborne's complex first Budget in a special podcast. With Chris Giles, Nick Timmins and Alison Smith, hosted by Robert Shrimsley.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Asian internet security at risk

    Asian internet security at risk

    30/03/2010 Duration: 09min

    FT technology correspondent Joseph Menn reports on the problems besetting google and yahoo in China, plus the cyber attacks on Vietnamese activists who oppose Chinese mining investment  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • On the ground report: Russian metro bombings

    On the ground report: Russian metro bombings

    28/03/2010 Duration: 04min

    The FT's Moscow bureau chief Charles Clover reports on terrorist attacks in the Russian capital's metro system  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Budget podcast: the FT verdict

    Budget podcast: the FT verdict

    24/03/2010 Duration: 11min

    With an election looming, and little fiscal room for manoeuvre, the FT analyses Alistair Darling's 2010 Budget. With Chris Giles, Nick Timmins and Chris Cook. Presented by Robert Shrimsley  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • On the ground report: Palestinian evictions in East Jerusalem

    On the ground report: Palestinian evictions in East Jerusalem

    19/03/2010 Duration: 08min

    Tobias Buck, the FT's Jerusalem bureau chief, reports on Arab-Israeli tensions in East Jersualem, where Palestinians have been evicted from their homes to make way for Jewish settlers  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • On the ground report: Violence in Jos

    On the ground report: Violence in Jos

    08/03/2010 Duration: 07min

    The FT's West Africa correspondent Tom Burgis reports from Lagos on ethnic killings in the central Nigerian city of Jos  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • On the ground report: Iraqi elections

    On the ground report: Iraqi elections

    04/03/2010 Duration: 07min

    The FT’s chief Middle East correspondent Andrew England reports from Baghdad on Iraq’s security and political situation ahead of the parliamentary elections  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • On the ground report: Mabhouh killing

    On the ground report: Mabhouh killing

    19/02/2010 Duration: 05min

    FT gulf correspondent Simeon Kerr reports from Dubai on the murder of Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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