Obama and Biden lead attacks on Trump

Party leaders paint Clinton’s rival as pessimistic and unready

Facebook surges on mobile ads boon

Revenues from advertising jump 63% from a year ago

Trump urges Russia to find Clinton emails

Hacking remarks revive scrutiny of Republican’s attitude to Moscow

UK reacts coolly to Barnier Brexit role

French politician dubbed Scourge of the City for his EU work

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FTSE 250 nears pre-Brexit level

Domestically-focused UK index makes up losses suffered since vote

EU ends Spain-Portugal budget stand-off

Moscovici hints move motivated by waning EU support

UK turns in strong growth pre-Brexit vote

Economy expanded 0.6 per cent in second quarter, driven by service sector

Smaller lenders avoid EU bonus cap

Deal suggests Britain can still reach positive results in Brussels

Smith eyes wealth tax in Labour pitch

Leadership challenger seeks to prise voters from Corbyn

GSK to invest £275m in UK capacity

Production boost for sites in Durham, Hertfordshire and Angus

German rightwing leader warns EU on reform

Petry predicts other countries may follow Britain out of the door

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Deutsche begins DoJ talks over mortgage probe

Revenues drop 20 per cent against ‘challenging’ backdrop


A plot reminiscent of a cold war classic

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FTSE directors buy the Brexit dip

Directors’ share dealing hits a 10-year high as bargain hunt sweeps UK boardrooms

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