Europe plans news levy on search engines

Proposals aimed at diluting power of big online operators

Clinton and Trump trade barbs about racism

Republican candidate accused of fuelling ‘prejudice and paranoia’

Hinkley alternatives ‘offer huge saving’

Opting for offshore wind farms and gas could save £1bn a year

Fears of new crisis on Britain’s railways

After Brexit vote, some industry insiders say groups risk seeing growth fall short of forecasts

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BBC works to restore trust in Scotland

Affection for broadcaster but some doubt impartiality of news

WhatsApp paves way for business messages

Policy shake-up puts app on course for generating revenue

Mylan pricked into EpiPen price cut

Clinton among critics to slam cost of anaphylactic shock treatment

Farc peace may prove hard sell for Colombia

Public opinion is split on deal and a referendum could tip the country into unfamiliar territory

Hotel becomes symbol of Italy’s devastation

Much of Hotel Roma is now rubble, like many buildings in Amatrice

Apple rushes out iPhone software patch

iOS update will plug three flaws exploited by hackers

Lord Sainsbury UK’s biggest political donor

More than £2m each for Labour and Lib Dems ahead of Brexit

Comment & Analysis

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Erdogan is fighting on too many fronts

As Biden visits Ankara, Turkey remains on a collision course with the west

Germany’s discipline comes at a high cost

Schäuble would do better to spend more money at home, writes Martin Sandbu

Central bankers mull a goalpost shift

The aggressive use of monetary tools is as important as the target

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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