Australian pulls bitcoin proof

Craig Wright faced scepticism over claim he was Satoshi Nakamoto

Crude rises on oil sands supply outage

Canadian disruption and Libyan rivalry likely to put more pressure on prices

US and Russia deadlocked over Assad fate

Syrian president’s future overshadows progress at peace talks

Bush family refuses to back Trump

Some Republicans say they will vote for Clinton over billionaire

Exxon launches carbon capture scheme

Technology aims to mitigate climate risks of fossil fuels

Moody shots of the City of London.
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Service sector woes add to economic unease

Stagnant UK growth blamed on Brexit fears

Uber changes route with regulators

Launch of policy board reflects shift in approach to authorities

Zimbabwe to print ‘bond notes’

Scarcity of US dollars leads to ATMs running out of money

US wage growth shows signs of life

Employment report expected to show 200,000 jobs added in April

Burberry considers new senior appointment

Luxury group may seek support for its CEO after investor concerns

Rio de Janeiro Brazil
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Ageing populations new threat to EM

EM creditworthiness faces fresh population risks

Comment & Analysis

Exterior of The Kremlin, Moscow
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Kremlin jitters over economy grow

The return of Kudrin is welcome but it may prove only a fig leaf

Hotels and casinos in downtown Macau
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Are these the world’s worst cities?

From Cancún and Macau to Dubai and Leeds, David Tang takes a tour of the most charmless urban centres

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My adventures in co-working spaces

The second of a two-part series on shared offices

Conversation starters: Comments from our readers

"The Matrix (1999) introduced the idea of intelligent machines believing themselves to be the cure for the virus that is humanity [sic] and using them as a mere source of energy. A similar domination scenario was played out in Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)."
By Christopher Nagel on Robots in movies: good, bad, terrifying



"I can't see any reason why the Land Registry should be run by civil servants rather than a private company. Obviously it'a a monopoly so its prices and service levels need to be regulated. Free access to price data may be one of the regulatory stipulations. Let's not forget that for most of its history the Land Registry charged for even the most basic information."
By Student on Fraud fears raised over Land Registry privatisation


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