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Kindness of strangers

20 February 2017 By Neil Unmack, Olaf Storbeck

A takeover of the Anglo-Dutch consumer giant would have tested the prime minister’s vow to defend sectors and workers from foreign buyers. Even though it’s now off, May lacks the tools to deliver on the pledge. Her party would need to ditch its scorn of French protectionism.

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