Livingstone refuses to withdraw Hitler comment

Livingstone defended comments as "a statement of fact"

Pro-Brexit economists dismiss trade fears

Group says UK should rely on WTO rules rather than new agreements

Royal Bank of Scotland sucked into 1MDB probe

Swiss regulator probes lender’s former international private bank

Iran’s moderates on top in runoff vote

Rouhani’s allies secured around half of the votes in Friday’s elections

Bookies fear £50m payout on Leicester win

Long odds at start of the season promise to put punters in profit

Labour launches anti-Semitism inquiry

No place for any kind of racism in party, says Corbyn

Doorstep milk deliveries still gotta lotta bottle

Hipster tastes revive early-morning clink of gold top

Andrew Bolton, curator of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City, on Monday April 18th, 2016.

Boris bows out as London booms

As mayor departs, he leaves a London big on building and investment but lacking affordable housing

Shire chief shrugs off investor protests

Drugmaker remains one of the fastest growing in its sector

Fading ceasefire brings carnage to Aleppo

US and Russia press warring parties to pull back from destruction

Dominic Chandler: An Apology

We apologise to Dominic Chandler for inaccurately stating in an article about BHS on April 22 that he is a former bankrupt. For full apology to Mr Chandler and correction, see here

Comment & Analysis

Donald Trump makes his entrance during a campaign event at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington in April 2016
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Nationalism’s enduring appeal

In a globalised era even the US feels small. By Mark Mazower

©Charlie Bibby/FT

Games makers defy predictions of doom

Analysts forecast a ‘golden era’ for console makers and the publishers who develop games for them

Apple encounters the laws of tech gravity

Go-go growth in the company’s iPhone sales may be coming to an end

Conversation starters: Comments from our readers

"Musk just might pull it off, but I wouldn't be surprised if the schedule slipped.I used to do orbital mechanics, and it isn't easy. As to why go to Mars. Well, I am sure they were asking that about Columbus, too. It seemed to pay off in the long run. And why did the Russians put up Sputnik? We have comms satellites, GPS, weather satellites etc. Looks like that paid off too."
By William Thayer Sr on SpaceX to launch 2018 Mars mission



"As many have outlined, Hillsborough was the culmination of a decade of demonisation of football fans, where the hooligan image was thrown at anyone who supported a club and attended matches. What Hillsborough culminated in was a change of mind-set - that fans shouldn't be controlled and contained but looked after and made safe."
By TheLiquidator on Lessons from the Hillsborough disaster


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