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Middle East envoy Tony Blair pauses during an interview with Reuters in Jerusalem November 7, 2012. President Barack Obama's election victory opens the way for renewed efforts to revive moribund peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, Blair said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR3A48I ©Reuters
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Charter’s deal for Time Warner Cable follows a two-year pursuit by US cable tycoon John Malone. We go back to 2005 to find out what drives Malone’s dealmaking philosophy
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Brandon Flowers, Brixton Academy, London

The Killers singer played safe with 1980s-inflected arena anthems

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James Gorman

The head of Morgan Stanley on taking radical action on pay and the continuing attraction of Wall Street

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Moldova: tourist-free escape

A new tour operator launches holidays to Moldova, Europe’s least visited country

Theaster Gates

Theaster Gates — artist or activist?

One of the contemporary scene’s hottest figures talks about social practice art

One of the larger houses for guests at BelleMont Farm

St Kitts’s five-star farm

Kittitian Hill strives to offer an alternative to bland Caribbean resorts, offering a cultural hub and golf course-cum-organic farm

The power of negotiation

Diplomatic successes have convinced George Mitchell and Jonathan Powell that seemingly irreconcilable differences can be bridged

Blast from the past

How did a wristwatch save the Apollo 13 astronauts from oblivion? Peter Aspden reports from Houston

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‘All Involved’, by Ryan Gattis

Novel set during the 1992 LA riots thrills and unsettles with its portrait of gang life

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