Daily Archives: September 5, 2016

For many of the 17m Britons who voted to leave the European Union, immigration was a decisive factor. Theresa May, Britain’s prime minister, has ruled out an Australian-style points system for controlling the inflow. So what are her other options? Barney Thompson puts the question to Helen Warrell, the FT’s public policy correspondent.


Several young activists opposed to China’s control over Hong Kong have been elected to the territory’s legislature in a sign of growing anger with Beijing. Josh Noble discusses the rise of this group of radical young politicians with Ben Bland, FT correspondent in Hong Kong.


Janis Joplin achieved a posthumous No.1 hit with a rueful tale of love and loss, written by her old flame, Kris Kristofferson, which in turn helped launch him to stardom. Richard Clayton follows the song’s bittersweet success.

Credits: Columbia/Legacy, UMC, Top Town Records, Rhino/Warner Bros, Play Digital, Ricordi