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  • Concerns raised about artificial sweeteners Sep 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute have found that consuming non-calorie sweeteners such as saccharin instead of sugar may paradoxically promote obesity.
    The research is controversial because it comes as public health campaigners are exerting growing pressure on the food and drinks industry to cut the sugar content of their products. Fiona Symon spoke to Clive Cookson, FT Science correspondent, about the findings
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  • Sweden's inconclusive election result Sep 17, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Sweden is facing a period of political instability after an inconclusive election toppled the centre right government of Fredrik Reinfeldt, but left his centre left opponent Stefan Löfven significantly short of a majority in parliament. Fiona Symon spoke to Richard Milne, FT Nordics correspondent, about the result
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  • Emilio Lozoya on restructuring Pemex Sep 15, 2014 - 7:14 pm
  • Emilio Lozoya, the turnaround champion charged with transforming Mexico's hulking oil monopoly Pemex into a nimble 21st century competitor speaks to Jude Webber about his plans for the company.
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  • Pakistan's population explosion Sep 10, 2014 - 5:48 pm
  • While politicians in Islamabad vie for control of Pakistan, they do little to tackle the country's population explosion - a problem that is likely to stunt prosperity for future generations. Victor Mallet, FT Asia Bureau Chief, spoke to Fiona Symon about the looming crisis.
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  • Russia defiant over EU threat to tighten sanctions Sep 10, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • The European Union is poised to tighten sanctions on Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine. Courtney Weaver, FT Moscow Correspondent, spoke to Fiona Symon about how the moves are being viewed in Russia.
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  • Carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere surges Sep 09, 2014 - 6:45 pm
  • The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, regarded by scientists as the biggest driver of global warming, has surged at its fastest rate in 30 years. Pilita Clark, FT Environment Correspondent, spoke to Fiona Symon about the implications.
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  • Iraq's squabbling politicians come together to fight the Isis threat Sep 09, 2014
  • Iraq's squabbling political class has formed a new government under Haider Abadi amid pressure to present a united front against the Islamist militants threatening to break up the country. Borzou Daraghi, the FT's Middle East correspondent, tells Fiona Symon how the deal was done.
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  • Prof Andrei Linde: the FT interview Apr 11, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Nearly a month ago, astronomers announced a remarkable discovery: the strongest evidence so far for the theory of cosmic inflation, the hyper-rapid expansion following the Big Bang. This was joyful news for Andrei Linde, the cosmologist who had played a key role in developing inflation theory in the 1970s and '80s. Clive Cookson, FT science editor, spoke to professor Linde from his home at Stanford University in California.
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  • Reaction to the UK Budget Mar 19, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • What are the political and personal finance consequences of the George Osborne’s UK Budget announcement? Jonathan Eley, FT personal finance editor, and Robert Shrimsley, editor of FT.com, join Matthew Vincent for the reaction to the Budget.
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