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  • FT funds Trees for Cities planting projects in London

    The Financial Times has contributed to the transformation of two estate areas in Southwark, London through new charity partner Trees for Cities.

    Trees for Cities works with local communities on tree planting projects in socially and economically deprived urban areas around the world.

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  • FT Weekend goes out of this world

    To mark the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first space flight, FT Weekend set itself a challenge – to interview an astronaut from every one of the 38 countries on earth that has sent one of its citizens into space. No one has ever tried to do this before. It took took 12 weeks, with 17 writers using 11 languages.

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  • FT Asia Spring Dinner raises HK$ 37,000 for Japan

    Last week the Financial Times held its annual Spring Dinner for Asia staff in Hong Kong. A live auction, selling items donated by staff, raised over HK$ 37,000 for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, an amount to be matched by Pearson.

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  • FT’s Rob Grimshaw at Guardian Changing Media Summit

    FT.com managing director Rob Grimshaw spoke at today’s Guardian Changing Media Summit. Along with Videojug’s Tom Laidlaw, Stardoll Media’s Mattias Miksche and Walt Disney’s Catherine Powell, he discussed the theme of next generation technology: how to we stay ahead of the curve?

    Rob’s presentation revealed a sneak preview of the FT’s Honeycomb app, due for release in late April. The panel then discussed how digital technologies, digital platforms and digital consumers are continuing to reshape the way we create, deliver and make money out of content. Common ground for all presenters was the importance of mobile, the rise of ‘gamification’ (online games) and the power of social media.

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  • Financial Times scoops three awards at the LSL Property Press Awards

    The LSL Property Press Awards winners were announced last night at a prestigious champagne reception at the London Mandarin Oriental in Knightsbridge. Over 35 renowned property industry experts judged the entries. The following FT journalists picked up an award.

    The judges said: “we are extremely proud to have reinstated awards which recognise the valuable work of property journalists and have attracted the involvement of many high calibre companies and individuals from across the property industry.”

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