‘Alt-right’ movement makes mark on US election

Supremacist group wins some mainstream exposure as candidates take notice

Central bankers to persist with brave new world

Policymakers at Jackson Hole indicate unconventional tools will endure

N Korean defectors step up propaganda war

Activists accelerate campaign to float information into hermit kingdom

Gupta family to sell S Africa shareholdings

Dynasty dogged by allegations over links to Zuma

Amazon nears music streaming service deals

Online retailer set to enter battle against Apple and Spotify

S Korea gaming groups losing to China

Once dominant producer fails to produce any big hits for mobile platforms

Sage hack highlights wider UK data struggle

Analysts say companies not doing enough to protect sensitive information

Trump and Florida
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    ‘The septuagenarian New York snowbird with a mansion in Palm Beach is a Florida archetype made flesh’

  • Notting Hill: rain on the parade?

    As the London district gears up for its annual street party, home prices in the area continue to fall in the wake of the Brexit vote

  • Eimear McBride: leaving home

    The award-winning Irish writer is about to publish her second novel, set in the London of the 1990s. Here she recalls the ‘gloriousness’ of her own arrival in the capital

Brussels set to scupper Apple ‘state aid’

Investigation into group’s Irish tax arrangements has angered US

French court overturns burkini ban

Conseil d’Etat says prohibition goes against ‘fundamental liberties’

Brexit means ‘deep break’ in EU history

German chancellor to meet 15 leaders across 5 countries

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PwC settles $5.5bn fraud detection lawsuit

Case shone light on auditors responsibility to detect wrongdoing

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Ed Luce column
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Climate change ignored in US election

People are afraid that doing something about global warming will make them poorer

US economic growth revised down to 1.1%

Weak second quarter follows tepid performance at start of 2016

America and the demon drink

Stanford University reacts to Brock Turner case by banning liquor, writes Philip Delves Broughton

Conversation starters: Comments from our readers

"Free money has several effects. First, it gets thrown away. Second, it won't be paid back. Third, it destroys any incentive for reform of an economically inefficient legal infrastructure. And there aren't any EMs that are not dependent on China. So bad investments plus a slowing China equals default. Welcome bankruptcy the EM way! Zero recovery."
William Gamble on As China nears exhaustion investors must look elsewhere



"Auditors are ultimately human. Many are quite young and may not have the experience to spot highly complex or sophisticated fraud. The move to machine learning and AI is interesting and could potentially remedy some of these issues insofar as this technology can digest more data far quicker than a any human. It is something the Big Four are looking at."
Charlie 1987 on Accountancy’s Big Four need more competition



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