Hundreds of thousands of UK public sector workers set to walk out on Wednesday in co-ordinated action, the EU is set to unveil a draft plan today that loosens the rules around clean energy subsidies. Plus, the FT’s US markets editor Jennifer Hughes looked at how meme-stock companies are performing after raising capital during the pandemic meme stock frenzy.

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