Brexit brings old foes back into battle

Lead negotiators Davis and Barnier first clashed 20 years ago

Lloyds to shed more jobs and branches

Bank more than doubles first-half profits

Bid to bar Corbyn from Labour race fails

Challenge to make incumbent seek nominations from MPs fails

Renting in your 40s and 50s on the rise

‘Generation Rent’ does not just apply to millennials

Foreign students turned off by Brexit

Survey suggests expansion plans may need to be rethought

Clinton courts foreign policy veterans

Dismay over Donald Trump’s judgment leaves opening for Democrats

Tory lead adds to calls for UK snap poll

Some expect general election next spring or summer

Oil nears bear market: 5 things to watch

Crude oil’s quiet slide from its 2016 high sharpens questions about the outlook for the commodity

Shell profits plunge 72%

ConocoPhillips and Total also announce steep drops in earnings

SoftBank’s Son reassures over Arm buyout

Japan telecoms group reports 19% jump in quarterly net profit

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says he is seeing some powerful uses of search on its service
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Facebook evolution fuels Wall St euphoria

Social networking group cautions that growth rate will slow

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Brexit barometer: slowdown fears v optimism

Gloom deepens in manufacturing and services but job trends unclear

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Xi’s China: Smothering dissent

Critics fear the erosion of civic freedoms is denying space for grievances to be aired

Chris Puckett interviews the crowd at the MLG Major in Columbus, Ohio

Meet esport’s master of ceremonies

Commentator performs at gaming events all over the world

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