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  • Welcome to FirstFT. Here, today's top stories.

  • Theresa May is facing a growing backlash over her plan to shake up business practices in the UK.

  • Senior business figures have called on the prime minister to reverse her plans to curb executive pay and reform cooperative governance.

  • Mrs. May pledged to reform British boardroom when she came to power in July as part of an attempt to attract low-income voters.

  • Lord Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong has criticised two of the territories lawmakers for refusing to pledge allegiance to China.

  • He said the action was counter-productive and urged the territories lawmakers to focus on democracy rather than independence from Beijing.

  • And a giant steel shield is to be placed over the contaminated remains of the nuclear reactor site in Chernobyl.

  • It will be the largest movable structure ever built and is designed to stop radioactive material leaking from the site.

  • 30 years after the reactor exploded, a 3,000 square kilometer area around Chernobyl remains unfit for living and farming.

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