Lionel Barber

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Attendees record the final sales tally at an event at Alibaba’s headquarters marking Singles Day. Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Alibaba Day Alibaba’s annual Singles Day sales extravaganza/mass-scale marketing wheeze remains one of the more intriguing ecommer(...)

Lionel Barber is to step down as editor of the Financial Times

Lionel Barber is to step down as editor of the Financial Times, ending a 14-year tenure that put the newspaper on a profitable footing even as its tra(...)

President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi.  Photograph: EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has thrown his weight behind French president Emmanuel Macron’s call for fiscal transfers between eurozon(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: playing with fire on sterling. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AFP/Getty Images

“People who bet against Britain,” Boris Johnson said after becoming prime minister, “will lose their shirts.” Markets think otherwise, as evidenced (...)

In relation to Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance US president Donald Trump said: ‘we’re going to get to the bottom of it and there will be severe’ punishment: Reuters

US president Donald Trump said does not want to “hurt jobs” by sanctioning Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, but has nonetheless(...)

Prime minister David Cameron  urged older voters to “think about the hopes and dreams of your children and grandchildren”. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron has predicted a “Remain dividend” with an investment surge into Britain if the country votes on Thursday to st(...)

Copies of the Financial Times  sit in a rack at a newsstand in London. Concerns have been raised over the ’pink paper’s new owner

The decision by the Nikkei group, publisher of Japan’s top financial newspaper, to pay £844 million (€1.2 billion) for one of the marquee brands in gl(...)

John Purcell, chairman of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI): . “Unfortunately, as for many media organisations, my role at the moment is making ends meet . . . Many organisations are straining to keep the show on the road. Photograph: Pat Moore.

New year, newish rules for Ireland’s media industry as it adjusts to a reality in which a social media news agency (Storyful) can command a purchase p(...)