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UK premier takes Brexit route in bid to re-energise campaign after social care U-turn

Employers fight for staff as ratio of open jobs to applicants reaches 43-year high

Anti-Trump, pro-EU speech was designed equally for domestic consumption

Bidders vye for site crucial to cut reliance on China for elements used in electronics

Tougher bank regulator unsettles investors and sharpens fears over financial system

Flashes of tension emerge in ‘extremely frank and direct’ talks

Rebuff for activist investor raises prospect of PPG going hostile with €27bn bid

Questions grow over outsourcing IT systems and response to weekend chaos

Analysis Automobiles

Renewed quality concerns add to deepening woes confronting South Korean carmaker

President says his political support is strong enough to pass key pension reform

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Many ask how long the military can sit on the sidelines as chaos deepens

US News

President suggests White House leaks may be fabricated by US news outlets 

Analysis Americas

Poll in country’s biggest state takes place against backdrop of corruption and crime

Right-hand man to President Carter from Iran hostage crisis to Salt Two arms treaty 

US president isolated at ‘tense and antagonistic’ Sicily summit

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Highlights

Ruben Östlund’s wry comedy-drama takes top prize in year dominated by middle-class crises

Income from rented goods accrues to owners of capital, not regular citizens

An examination of the truth behind the country’s chocolate-box perfection

Markets News

Yen climbs on rise in Japan retail sales and steady jobs numbers

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Sterling and the polls, bitcoin volatility and feel-good flows

Analysis Oil

This week saw the nations strengthen a union initially meant as a temporary move

Technology

Ageing and complex IT systems could scupper demand for overhaul within a year

‘FAANGtastic five’ fuel sector surge of more than 20 per cent to eclipse S&P 500

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