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There was also a more fundamental human interest. In defeat and victory alike, players’ families and how they influenced their careers took center stage — especially for mid-laners Rasmus “Caps” Winther of G2 and FunPlus’s Kim “Doinb” Tae-sang. Caps’ father, who has long supported the 19-year-old’s gaming career, and Doinb’s wife, who convinced him to …

FT subscribers can click here to receive Brussels Briefing every day by email. The EU wants to revolutionise the world of green finance. Brussels officials, MEPs and member states are currently trying to thrash out plans for a gold standard in green investment they hope will unleash tens of millions of euros of private money …

The crowd at the League of Legends World Championship will undoubtedly be behind G2 this weekend. Credit: Riot Games/Colin Young-Wolfl The two best League of Legends teams in the world, G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix, will compete in the League of Legends World Championship final later today, and you can watch all of the action …

Coca-Cola has been named the world’s largest polluter of plastics for the second year in a row, according to an audit conducted by Break Free From Plastic. The environmental justice group asked 72,541 volunteers in 51 countries to collect plastic waste. Almost half (43%) of what they found were clearly marked consumer brands. Coca-Cola was …

Kani Alavi, a young Iranian artist living in Germany, witnessed history as the Berlin Wall was falling, and crowds rushed to set foot on free soil. From his fourth-floor apartment next to Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie, his eyes took in images that would print onto his consciousness for a lifetime. That day, East German officials had …

“The world has gone mad and the system is broken.” So says Ray Dalio, the billionaire financier and founder of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world with $160 billion in assets. There are several problems, including an overzealous lending market, a growing mountain of government debt and a widening divide between the …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who delivered the keynote address at Saudi Arabia’s flagship annual investor meeting recently has been lauded as “one of the best” leaders in the world by billionaire founder and influential global investor Ray Dalio. “In my opinion, Indian’s Prime Minister Modi is one of the best, if not the best, leaders …

A World Bank report has poured cold water on Malta’s claims that it has a robust business environment on a par with Germany. Tighter regulations—a result of increased international scrutiny—mean that crypto and Internet-gaming startups are shedding staff and shutting up shop, local news website The Shift reported today. Malta has been dubbed “Blockchain Island” …

Ray Dalio, the founder of hedge-fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates, believes investors haven’t necessarily been investing on a firm footing and that’s a condition that will eventually have to be rectified. ‘They’re selling dreams they’re not selling earnings and they’re not even selling a path to earnings.’ Ray Dalio The …

The second set of global inductees to The Drum annual Digerati list – our celebration of the world’s top digital marketers – can now been revealed. Spanning Silicon Valley to Singapore, the list includes considerable representation from natural digital hotbeds like agencies, new media publishers and social media platforms. But symbolizing how digital has come …