Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

Has the party ended for high-end housing developers, asks Judith Evans. After a five-year boom, they are feeling the chill as apartments in their gleaming towers stand empty, with many failing to sell despite offered discounts and gifts

 

A long-standing reliance on oil and gas has prevented Russia from developing a renewable energy industry, but this may be beginning to change, the FT’s Henry Foy tells Pilita Clark

 

Gideon Rachman discusses what’s behind the siege of super rich Gulf state Qatar by its neighbours Saudi Arabia and the UAE with the FT’s Simeon Kerr and Erika Solomon

 

FT Money Show presenter Claer Barrett and guests on the tax benefits of getting married, the UK pensions system and quantitative easing.

 

From Orwell to The Hunger Games, dystopian fiction is back in fashion. But can it offer comfort in troubled times? We discuss the best books, films and the new TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. Plus: sculptor Conrad Shawcross on the sinister beauty of machines.