Emission vows boost climate deal hopes

US, Brazil, China and South Korea promise to curb carbon output

Osborne urges cabinet to back new southeast runway

Recommendation from Davies Commission due Wednesday

Former Thomas Cook boss paid £5.6m bonus

Green has made commitment to pay one-third to charity

Uber executives to stand trial in Paris

Pair charged after spending a night in police custody

Simulated terror attack to test London

‘Strong Tower’ exercise deploys 1,000 police officers

Willis and Towers Watson in $18bn merger

Combined group to have $8bn of revenues

Solicitors prepare to strike over cuts

Protest against planned 8.75 per cent cut to criminal legal aid fees

A long row of Victorian townhouses in West Hampstead, London.
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£1m home sales reach ‘high-water mark’

Radical stamp duty reform has subsequently damped sales

UK set to be fastest-growing G7 economy

GDP growth in first quarter better than previously estimated

Land Rover Defender production line
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Last chance to buy that new Defender

JLR’s all-terrain vehicle to be taken out of production this year

Banks return to riskier lending

Interest-only mortgages and 0% credit card deals on offer

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The Steinmetz affair

The Dictator’s Wife: Part 2 of an FT podcast mini-series on a corruption investigation spanning three continents

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Davis ready to make contrarian coal bet

Former Xstrata CEO aims to create a mid-tier mining group

Gareth Bannan right is Tim Handley

LatAm Autos: revved up for online car ads

Two Australians eyeing region’s auto classifieds market

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"French and Spanish radio broadcast daily press reviews covering major European and non-European newspapers. I do not know of any British station which does the same. The power of English as a language is in danger of turning native English speakers into provincials - and Britain's progressive detachment from the EU is perhaps a reflection of such provincialism."
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"What is termed 'insouciance' on Greece could simply be the US and Asia not focusing on Greece, or Europe. I have noticed in 30 years of global travel and having lived in both Europe and the US that the European markets, players, and commentators speak and behave in a very insular fashion while Tokyo and New York take a more global perspective."
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