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FT News podcast
  • FT News
  • News and analysis from FT reporters around the world

    FT News is produced by Fiona Symon. You can find more news from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of FT News on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • Is Ireland's data protection regime too lax? Apr 28, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • The list of technology companies based in Ireland is long and growing. But some European states complain Ireland's enforcement of European data protection rules is lax. Ravi Mattu asks Duncan Robinson and Murad Ahmed whether a new supranational regulator would resolve such disputes.
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  • FT UK General Election 2015
  • Janan Ganesh, Michael Stott and Kiran Stacey lead the Financial Times's audio coverage of the least predictable UK election in decades, with news features, discussion and analysis of the big themes and events of the campaign as they unfold.

    You can find more UK election news from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of UK General Election 2015 on iTunes.
  • UK parties sharpen their appeal in final stretch Apr 27, 2015 - 5:13 pm
  • Michael Stott, Robert Shrimsley and Tim Bale discuss Labour's gambit on housing, Cameron's new found passion, and the Lib Dem strategy for persuading voters that it's the best coalition partner as the election stalemate continues.
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FT Arts podcast
  • FT Arts
  • Each week the arts podcast brings you interviews and studio discussions on the latest arts stories and cultural trends, with contributions from the FT’s roster of critics and commentators.

    You can find more arts news and reviews from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of FT Arts on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • The life of a song: Enter Sandman Apr 24, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • From a heavy metal hit to its use in the Abu Ghraib tortures, Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ strikes some sinister chords with Ludovic Hunter-Tilney. Credit: Elektra
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FT Big Read
  • FT Big Read
  • A weekly audio version of the best of the FT's Big Reads, featuring in-depth reporting from FT correspondents around the world. Listen to longform stories that explore and explain key themes in world news, science and business, and discussions with FT reporters. The FT Big Read podcast is produced by Esther Bintliff.

    You can find more Big Reads from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of FT Big Read on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • Shrink and simplify Apr 23, 2015
  • Martin Arnold and Patrick Jenkins examine whether HSBC's new strategy can revitalise Europe's biggest bank, a wounded giant under attack from regulators, politicians and investors and overstretched by trying to keep up with rivals
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  • Hard Currency
  • The FT's currency show takes a hard look at what's driving the largest market in the world, discussing market trends, political and economic factors affecting global currencies. Correspondent Delphine Strauss talks to global experts on the foreign exchange market about their views on the week ahead.

    You can find more currency markets news from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of FT Hard Currency on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • The waiting game Apr 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • As the currency market prepares for the Federal Reserve's next move, further talks on Greece and the UK election, Lena Komileva of G Plus Economics discusses how the US is preparing the global economy for a rate increase, why the euro decline isn't greater, and the political risk to sterling
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Lucy Kellaway's podcast
  • Listen to Lucy
  • Lucy Kellaway, the FT's management columnist, pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.

    You can find more of Lucy Kellaway's columns from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of Listen to Lucy on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • A 30-year work anniversary is a freak event to be cheered Apr 22, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • We don’t approve of promiscuity in relationships, so why do we admire it in employment? asks Lucy Kellaway.
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  • World Weekly with Gideon Rachman
  • Each week World Weekly focuses on some of the major international political stories that are making the headlines - drawing upon the FT's team of foreign correspondents and international analysts to make sense of world events

    World Weekly is presented by Gideon Rachman and produced by Fiona Symon. To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com You can find more world news from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of FT World Weekly on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • Europe's Mediterranean migrant crisis Apr 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • EU leaders are scrambling to respond to the deaths of thousands of refugees who have drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya towards a better life in Europe. Ben Hall is joined by Peter Spiegel and Borzou Daragahi to discuss Europe's migrant crisis.
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FT Money Show
  • FT Money Show
  • The FT Money Show brings you engaging and insightful coverage of the week’s major personal finance issues. Jonathan Eley and his team of FT journalists dissect the news with the help of leading industry commentators and discuss how the latest events will affect you and your pocket.

    The FT Money Show is produced by Lucy Warwick-Ching. You can find more personal finance news from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of FT Money Show on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • Payday lenders, mortgage limits & Woodfood's investment trust Apr 22, 2015
  • Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the plight of payday lenders subject to tighter regulation, lending in the first year after the mortgage market review, and whether enthusiasm for Neil Woodford's small cap investment trust is justified
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  • Banking Weekly
  • Each week the FT banking team discuss the biggest banking stories of the week, bringing you global insight and commentary on the top issues concerning this sector.

    To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com You can find more financial services news from the Financial Times on our website and listen to more episodes of FT Banking Weekly on iTunes, Stitcher, Audioboom or Soundcloud.
  • Bumper US bank results, Deutsche Bank's strategic review and HSBC's AGM Apr 21, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Patrick Jenkins and guests discuss first quarter results as bumper numbers from the US banks set the tone for the rest of the world, Deutsche Bank's upcoming strategic review and libor settlement, and Friday's HSBC annual general meeting.
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  • FT Alphachat
  • In each edition of Alphachat, the bloggers from FT Alphaville and an invited guest will delve deeply into a topic or theme related to financial markets. Expect the same wonkiness, humour, and occasional irreverence that you find on Alphaville itself.
  • The podcast renaissance Apr 02, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Alphaville's Cardiff Garcia talks to FT media reporter Shannon Bond and Buzzfeed's Nick Quah about the podcast renaissance, and they also recommend a few of their favourite podcasts to FT listeners
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Digital Business: Connected Lives
  • FT Connected Business
  • Information technology provides the infrastructure backbone for companies today. The Connected Business series of podcasts examines how business leaders can use IT to improve performance and exploit new opportunities for growth.

    Presented by Stephen Pritchard
  • The outlook for IT: consumerisation, data, safety and skills Dec 18, 2013
  • In the podcast:

    We look at some of the key developments in technology over the last few years, from consumerisation and the cloud to cybersecurity and the skills gap.

    And we preview some of the key trends for the rest of this decade.

    With guests Peter Cochrane and PA Consulting's David Elton, and Connected Business contributor Stephen Pritchard.
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