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In the small town of Nürburg, Germany sits the legendary race track they call “The Green Hell”. It’s the Nürburgring. Between its terrifying twists, blind corners and drops, the Nürburgring remains the ultimate driver’s challenge. The Nürburgring is an iconic 93-year-old, 13-mile race track, and arguably the world’s most dangerous. The Nürburgring is actually composed
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About a fifth of the global bond market trades at negative yields. FT statistics journalist Federica Cocco explains why, and what the attraction is for investors. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out our Community tab for more stories or to
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The UK must this year borrow £131bn to repay its old debts and meet the day-to-day costs of running the nation. But with the country reliant on international owners of its debt, Elaine Moore asks: can it continue to attract foreign investors? ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content
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The most expensive whiskey is not always necessarily the best. Whiskey expert Tommy Tardie, owner and operator of Fine & Rare and The Flatiron Room, says “there’s no best whiskey, it’s really just based on your palette.” Here are some of his favorites that you can buy for under $50. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on
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Johnny Matheny is the first person to attach a mind-controlled prosthetic limb directly to his skeleton. After losing his arm to cancer in 2008, Johnny signed up for a number of experimental surgeries to prepare himself to use a DARPA-funded prosthetic prototype. The Modular Prosthetic Limb, developed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, allows
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The FT’s US finance editor Robert Armstrong looks at the way low interest rates have hit four different companies since the financial crisis – Visa, JPMorgan, Comerica and E-Trade ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy. ► Listen to our podcasts: https://www.ft.com/podcasts ► Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/financialtimes
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In the mid-20th century we began launching satellites into space that would help us determine the exact circumference of the Earth: 40,030 km. But over 2000 years earlier, a man in Ancient Greece came up with nearly the exact same figure using just a stick and his brain. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs
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► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Cycling as a mode of transport is having a renaissance, and in the UK, Brompton Bicycle, the maker of the foldable bike, has benefited from this surge in interest. Tanya Powley reports on why the product has proved so popular. ► FT Technology News: http://bit.ly/1LNlR4g ►
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Carillion, one of the UK government’s biggest contractors, has collapsed, threatening the jobs of more than 43,000 employees as well as hundreds of subcontractors and smaller businesses. Lex’s deputy editor Jonathan Eley looks at the reasons behind the liquidation ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For
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Juicy Couture went from being beloved by celebrities like Paris Hilton to being sold at discount retailer Kohl’s. While the brand dominated the early 2000s with its tracksuits, accessories, and perfume lines, it quickly lost its value following the Great Recession. MORE RISE AND FALL: The Rise And Fall Of BlackBerry The Rise And Fall
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Cambridge may be home to one of the world’s most revered universities but there’s much more to this historic English town. With the picturesque River Cam running through its centre, Cambridge is as beautiful and it is fascinating. New restaurants and bars have invigorated its food scene, offering a blend of creativity and tradition. Welcome
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► Take our survey and tell us what you like about our YouTube channel and would like to see more of: https://bit.ly/33SJ8AI The FT’s Benjamin Parkin explains what’s behind India’s banking crisis and why it could spread to the real economy ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy. ► Listen
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