Some 40,000 people were displaced after the world's biggest mud volcano erupted on the Indonesian island of Java in 2006. The disaster happened as a company owned by the Bakries - one of the country's most powerful business families - drilled for gas nearby. They deny wrongdoing, although they did offer cash and rehousing to those affected
The Institutional Revolutionary Party returned to power in Mexico last weekend as voters' least unattractive option, according to Johnpaul Rathbone, the FT's Latin America Editor.
The banking system is in the spotlight again amid rising political and public anger over the Libor scandal.
http://www.FT.com/ Linde, the German industrial gas producer, has agreed to pay $4.6bn to acquire Lincare Holdings, a US provider of oxygen and respiratory homecare services. Lex's Stuart Kirk and Nikki Tait discuss why Linde has paid at the high end. For more commentary from the Lex team, visit http://www.ft.com/lex
http://www.FT.com/ Spain might win the Euro 2012 football championship final on Sunday but its sovereign debt crisis won't go away any time soon.
http://www.FT.com/ Ahead of the national elections in Mongolia, the FT's Leslie Hook films and reports from the resource-rich country to find out if it can make the most of its mining boom and fight against corruption. For more FT video content, visit the Financial Times video page at: http://www.ft.com/video
http://www.FT.com/ Moscow real estate - some of the most expensive in the world - is being targeted by low-level, corrupt officials taking over communal living spaces; an operation known as 'raiding'. Julia Taranova reports from the Russian capital on how the activity is inspiring a rising tide of citizen activism
http://www.FT.com/ Reviews of the Surface demonstration have been positive, as critics praise the convergence of software and hardware and streamlined design. But its success will rely on the sophistication of the software.
http://www.FT.com/ Growing demand for solar panels has increased the number of suppliers of high purity silicon, its key raw material, including those in China. Peter Marsh, FT manufacturing editor, reports from Asia Silicon in the remote Chinese city of Xining. For more FT video content, visit the Financial Times video page at: http://www.ft.com/video
http://www.FT.com/ After crashing at the height of the financial crisis, Dubai's real estate sector is staging a sustained recovery by refocusing on trade, tourism and transportation. However, victims of the property bubble remain, shedding an uncomfortable light on the city's legal system