China hits pollution target 6 months early

Claim comes as Beijing toxic smog at highest level in 13 months

France backs down on climate ‘treaty’

Emissions goals unlikely to be legally binding in concession to US

Universities face up to hacking threats

Experts warn of attacks on student data and scientific research

Grant Shapps resigns over bullying row

Former Tory co-chairman says ‘the buck should stop with me’

Dreyfus family asks to be bought out

Commodity trading dynasty seeks deal with billionaire heiress

Shenzhen property boom leaves HK in dust

Prices in tech hub up 30% this year despite China slowdown

Corbyn eyes free vote over Syria bombing

Signs emerge of a compromise ahead of next week’s Commons vote

Alex Schneiter, Lundin Petroleum, President and Chief Executive Officer and Ian Lundin, Chairman of the Board. Photographer Johan Jeppsson
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Lundin plots ice-free route to Arctic oil

Independent driller undeterred by rivals’ polar setbacks

Three die in Planned Parenthood shooting

Police officer and two civilians die in Colorado Springs standoff

Cameron abandons hope of quick EU deal

PM accepts December summit to focus on terrorism and refugees

Brexit would leave City begging, says Hill

Beware ‘misleading’ arguments, warns EU financial services chief

Comment & Analysis

Science: The clone factory

With new plans for cloned cattle is China’s taboo-busting biotech sector widening the ethical gap with the west?

Europeans should party like it is 1788

Quantitative easing is leading to the insolvency of insurers and pension plans, says John Dizard

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Hulu in spotlight as expansion beckons

With viewership up 85%, a sleeping giant in streaming may be preparing to make its move

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