Daily Archives: March 30, 2016

It is more than a game to the Chinese. President Xi Jinping’s plan to create a ‘great sports nation’ is spurring a tide of investment in foreign star players and stakes in overseas clubs, say Ben Bland and Charles Clover. There are worries, though, over the financial foundations of the country’s latest binge

 

Last week’s attacks in the Belgian capital have raised fresh questions about the extent of Isis operations in Europe and whether security services and law enforcement agencies are capable of containing the threat. Ben Hall discusses the attacks and their ramifications with Peter Spiegel, the FT’s Brussels bureau chief and Sam Jones. defence and security editor.

 

Predictability is boring and unglamorous in a world that reveres creativity and disruption, says Lucy Kellaway

 

Are we investing our pension cash wisely or being scammed?
Buy-to-let investors in panic rush to buy before a big tax rise