Harriet Agnew (@HarrietAgnew )

Harriet Agnew

Bio FTs Paris Correspondent covering the luxury, tech, consumer, retail and telecoms industries. Former City Correspondent at the FT. harriet.agnew@ft.com
Location Paris, France
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iPhone : France’s wealthiest quickly raised funds for the fire-ravaged Notre-Dame, reflecting the changing relationship between European governments and private wealth in an era of austerity and growing inequality. By Harriet Agnew & Victor Mallet ft.com/content/e952ea… via @financialtimes

iPhone : Brexit contradictions Update: May is finished but still in office; UK parliament voted overwhelmingly to Leave but majority are Remainers; ERG desperate for Brexit but stopped it happening three times. Confused? So is the EU! #BrexitforLearners

iPhone : .“One doesn’t write good novels during revolutions, only before or after. There’s a difference between making love and writing a poem about love. You can’t do both at the same time. Never.” My intv of Algerian author Kamel DAOUD :ft.com/content/a2f639… via @financialtimes

iPhone : The French president argued it made no sense to give the British a longer extension than it had publicly requested, saying he would struggle to explain it to his concierge, ⁦Financial Times
#Brexit #EUCO ft.com/content/001aeb…

iPhone : Macron, as he ponders Brexit, sees himself as « a sort of modern-day de Gaulle, who will rescue Europe from its demons, and conjure hope from crisis ». Thanks to Victor Mallet and Alex Barker for quoting Revolution Française in @ft this morning :) ft.com/content/23d71a…

iPhone : VC Zvi Limon: “When you look at the future of the Israeli economy, this country will collapse if the Haredi do not participate in civil society. Instead of being consumers of resources, it’s crucial that they become contributors.”
ft.com/content/dae642… via @financialtimes

iPhone : BREAKING news: it’s official. The Financial Times has passed the milestone of 1m readers - one year ahead of schedule. Congratulations and thanks to my brilliant journalist colleagues #pink #champagne

iPhone : No-deal, May's deal, Revocation of Article 50, a second referendum, a customs union? which is your preferred option for Brexit? the Financial Times is surveying people here. Very quick to fill out. survey.ft.com/jfe/form/SV_0U…

iPhone : Macron has picked EU minister Nathalie Loiseau to lead his centrist party’s campaign for EU parliamentary elections in May, entrusting the political novice with the mission to win his presidency’s first electoral test, via ⁦Financial Times

iPhone : .Virginie Morgon: “We pay great attention to making sure we protect the IP and R&D of our companies but there is nothing specific vis-à-vis China compared to other countries. Growth has to be built with an international mindset.” Harriet Agnew

Twitter Web Client : Meanwhile in France, Senate referred three of #Macron’s top Elysee aides including Alexis Kohler to the prosecutor, latest twist in the so-called #Benalla affair that centres on the French president’s private bodyguard
ft.com/content/c3d5dd… via @financialtimes

iPhone : What if Britain shows new forms of direct democracy are the answer to political crisis? This 'revoke article 50' petition has already 700k signatures, & getting 50k new signatures every 30minutes. 1m signatures in 10h. 168h to Brexit day. Go figure ... petition.parliament.uk/petitions/2415…