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US indicts 14 in ‘$150m’ Fifa graft probe

Seven football officials arrested on US graft charges

EU and business focus of Queen’s Speech

Monarch sets out Tory plans on weak economy and Europe vote

EU to spend €240m sharing asylum seekers

Brussels unveils details of plan for thousands of migrants

Denmark’s Thorning-Schmidt calls election

Social democrat leader hopes to secure second term

Snapchat chief outlines plans for IPO

Messaging app spurns offers to remain independent

Irish pride assuaged in Aer Lingus deal

Promise on jobs, routes and growth sway support for sale of stake to IAG

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Money raised for legal effort to void election of Lib Dem MP

De La Rue cuts dividend as profits fall

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Washington backs Oracle in Google case

Tech experts warn lawsuit could impede software innovation

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Vox Media buys Recode in all-stock deal

Silicon Valley veterans Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg to stay on

BoE shake-up aims to boost transparency

Details of interest rate discussion to be released with decision

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How Greek business copes in crisis

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Safety obsession and risk of ‘fortress’ cities

Anti-terrorist and crime prevention measures are producing a hostile urban landscape

Labour MP Tom Watson speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London.

Labour’s Tom Watson steps into limelight

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