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Twitter broadside comes as Republicans scramble to save Supreme Court nominee

Sacha Romanovitch says ‘small cadre’ cannot accept a short-term profit hit at audit firm

Yet early indications are the new vehicles, each feted as a ‘Tesla killer’, fall short

Moscow says Washington ‘playing with fire’ as Beijing calls on America to revoke action

The vice-president seeks advice to defuse trade tension but struggles to understand Trump

Negotiations are entering the final stages, but hard choices still lie ahead

Tensions have grown as company has demanded a more conservative approach

Donald Trump’s former attorney speaks to special counsel about election meddling

Analysis Banks

Memo from whistleblowing executives questions group’s commitment to the unit

NCA opens case into limited liability partnership and warns of ‘route for money laundering’

Macron insists job market is improving but new positions are also the most precarious

US News

Sellers claim group’s data collection gives it ‘huge advantage’ as EU launches probe

US bank says reduction will be made over the next three years

A US Senate seat that has not gone Democrat in 30 years is suddenly competitive

Alexa-connected cookers on the menu as company unveils latest voice-controlled gadgets

Opinion

Highlights

The hedge fund guru dissects the big debt meltdowns by converting a sprawling issue into a clear-cut process of cause and effect

In a polarised Greece, classical writers are being weaponised by the right and left

Special Report Impact Investing

A generational shift towards impact investing will test the financial industry’s mettle

Markets News

Pound on course for biggest one-day fall in nearly a year on fears of no-deal Brexit

Sterling extends slide after May speech

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Analysis US equities

For the first time in eight months the benchmarks simultaneously closed at peaks

Technology

London-based start-up is first European tech ‘unicorn’ to go public since Adyen doubled in price

Plans for new cities include temperature-controlled pavements and self-sorting refuse chutes — but can too much order be a bad thing?

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