Teresa Ribera suggests high energy costs could cause a backlash toward carbon-cutting initiatives

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Spain has called on the EU to back measures to limit surging electricity prices and athletes from Russia are enjoying success at the Olympics despite a ban on the country. Plus, the FT’s private capital correspondent, Kaye Wiggins, explains why PepsiCo has sold off its big-name juice brands to a private equity firm. 

Russia wins at Tokyo 2020 despite ban over doping programme


Spain urges EU to act against soaring energy prices


PepsiCo to sell Tropicana and Naked Juice brands to private equity firm for $3.3bn


Year after Beirut port blast families of victims push for truth


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