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Brexit critic and powerful backroom figure at European Commission wins influential post

White House responds to Florida shootings with proposal to outlaw bump stocks

Netherlands set to face opposition over demand for more ‘burden-sharing’ in crises

Report says technology could soon outflank current built-in defence mechanisms

‘Pastor to presidents’ said he received his calling on 18th green of local golf club

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Founder Ben Rubin on the lessons learnt from battling Big Tech

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World’s largest hedge fund targets blue-chip companies and Italian banks

Swiss miner and trader benefits from higher commodity prices

Obama-era Dodd-Frank statute still in place but bankers back approach

Predicament over ABLV and Rimsevics reflects unfinished nature of monetary union

Berlin plan would shift funds from eastern countries that have refused refugees

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Treatment has potential for $1bn annual sales but investors fret over dropout rates

Blow to group’s claim that government opposition to Time Warner deal is political

Tweets by advertising vice-president were ‘his own views, not the company’s’

Party believes it can unseat presidential ally Brat on the way to retaking the House

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The UK government’s red lines rule out other post-Brexit trading options

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The FT's Sam Fleming looks at how the Fed chair steered policy

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After eight years in the city, an FT correspondent is reluctantly returning to Germany — a decision made easier by Brexit

The internet has vanquished most old record shops but collecting is still popular — and influential

Founder Ben Rubin on the lessons learnt from battling Big Tech

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World’s largest hedge fund targets blue-chip companies and Italian banks

China might have Imperial Brands in its sights, says Investec

Looming Federal Reserve minutes set tone, dollar holds 5-session high and bourses slip

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Revised bid comes after Qualcomm upped its offer for NXP

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The networking hardware company might be better off private

Pact between Swiss and UK fintech groups creates ‘huge opportunity’ in fragmented market

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