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Ride-hailing company’s costs surge ahead of planned public listing

FTC could levy multibillion-dollar fine if it decides social network broke data consent order

Impasse increases pressure on Trump to delay raising tariffs

Michael Calvey denies claims of ‘large-scale’ fraud made by Moscow prosecutors

The ‘snake-eating’ general on Trump, war movies — and the Rolling Stone interview that got him fired

Instant Insight Edward Luce

The US president’s claim of a crisis on the Mexican border does not stand up to scrutiny

Four executives among those arrested in connection with deadly breach

NYSE and Nasdaq file petition to DC court, saying regulators’ move is unlawful

Roger Ng has reached an agreement with the DoJ for bail

President uses meetings to defuse rumblings of discontent and recapture the political initiative

Bailout plan comes as company grapples with falling production and massive debt

Life & Arts

The actor on getting into character, his debt to Withnail and this year’s Oscar race

FT Magazine Gillian Tett

‘Official statistics can underplay the role of women, partly because they often work in the informal economy’

Family estrangement is like a gradual death – but sometimes it’s the only option

US News

Tech giant accused of ‘arrogance’ after New York expansion plan falls apart

New chief executive lays down plans to invest more in new products and marketing

Activist investor pushes for casino chain to put itself up for sale

Opinion

Highlights

With record profits and nearly €2bn in sales, it’s no wonder the Kering brand’s chief executive is smiling

Many are holding themselves back from progress at work because of outdated stereotypes

Trade involves buying local funds that hold overseas debt — but currency risks lurk

Markets News

The Long View Michael Mackenzie

Earnings growth for S&P 500 groups expected to grind to virtual halt in first half

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Italy’s bond market is like Goldilocks’ porridge: not too hot and not too cold

Stimulus from Beijing and Fed pause on rates offset continued concern over trade war

Technology

Inaccurate findings are being made in some areas of biomedical research

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Neither side can claim to know precisely how much was lost or won through abandoned project

H&F and Blackstone seek to regain ownership of German online classifieds company

Life & Arts