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More than 60 years after the US approved the birth control pill, regulators are considering allowing it to be sold over-the-counter in pharmacies for the first time amid a nationwide battle over reproductive rights on.ft.com/3rpcftf
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In case you missed it: UK chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is to accelerate the publication of his plan to cut Britain’s debt in an attempt to reassure markets, after he was forced to make a humbling U-turn on a key part of his ‘mini’ Budget on.ft.com/3M3iKeu
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Liz Truss has quashed a series of 'half-baked' ideas put forward by her business secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg to reform Britain’s labour market on.ft.com/3V2srOH
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Russia has a stockpile of so-called tactical nuclear arms intended for battlefield use. How could President Vladimir Putin deploy them against Ukraine? on.ft.com/3Rz1oaJ
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Opinion: The size of today's welfare bill is the consequence of Britain’s deep-rooted problems with low pay, high housing costs and poor health, writes @sarahoconnor_ on.ft.com/3CrC2Hs
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Germany may have to slash electricity exports to France and other countries this winter to prevent a breakdown of its power grid, according to a senior executive of the country's largest grid operator on.ft.com/3yfWusq
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PwC is looking to capitalise on the 'disruption' caused by rival EY's decision to split its accounting and consultancy arms and poach its staff on.ft.com/3RuFsxj
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Poland has filed a claim against Germany for €1.3tn in reparations for damages and losses inflicted by the Nazis during the second world war on.ft.com/3RyQYIb
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Brazil is braced for a tense presidential runoff on October 30 after a closely fought first-round vote set up a showdown between two of Latin America’s most divisive politicians –  Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro on.ft.com/3SzsuQ6
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‘Putin is uniquely dangerous. But he is not the only president who is also a conspiracy theorist,' writes the FT’s chief foreign affairs commentator @gideonrachman. on.ft.com/3BWUE0k
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Just published: front page of the Financial Times, international edition, Tuesday 4 October on.ft.com/3CqG3fh
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BlackRock has named a new chief financial officer after the world’s largest asset manager came under attack for its approach to environmental, social and governance investing on.ft.com/3rs8Nhg
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TikTok increased its turnover in Europe nearly six-fold in 2021 compared to the previous year, reporting turnover of more than $990mn  on.ft.com/3SA1TCy
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