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Best of the Weekend’s Papers: Goga Ashkenazi, death in Singapore, Michael Lewis on Capital

Prince Andrew’s friend barred, London’s lust for money reviewed, a death in Singapore investigated: it’s the Monday Catch-up of the best from the weekend’s papers

Prince Andrew’s friend barred, London’s lust for money reviewed, a death in Singapore investigated: it’s the Monday Catch-up of the best from the weekend’s papers

1. A mysterious death in Singapore (FT, £)

Shane Todd (pictured below), a young engineer who had just wrapped up an 18-month stint with a government research institute known as IME, was dead – an apparent suicide, according to the Singapore police

2. Michael Lewis reviews John Lanchester’s Capital (New York Review of Books)

When I moved to London for graduate school back in the early 1980s, the city felt as if it existed for just about every purpose other than for people to make money in it

3. Prince Andrew’s friend Goga Ashkenazi barred from Britain (Sunday Times, £)

Goga Ashkenazi was turned back in September last year at London’s Northolt airport after arriving in her private jet and was told she had been barred from entering Britain

4. Look out, art thieves: museums are fighting back (Independent on Sunday, £)

A new national organisation has been set up to allow museums and galleries to share their experiences of criminal behaviour with the police and each other, as they look to beef up security in the wake of ongoing threats to their collections

5. George Osborne: Why I am committed to global tax reform (Observer)

I want competitive taxes that say Britain is open for business and to attract global companies, with all the jobs they bring. But I am also clear that global companies should pay those taxes

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