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Fears raised on lack of oversight in sensitive areas of academic collaboration

Sovereign wealth fund investment includes landmarks on Times Square and Fifth Avenue

Elizabeth Warren calls for Trump to be impeached as lawmakers prepare for fresh probes

‘Barbelling’ sees clients move to either cheap, simple funds or pricey, high-octane ones

Norway’s $7.5bn divestiture raises questions for others over dependence on fossil fuel

Heir to Safra banking dynasty bids to reshape skyline of UK capital

New IRA blamed after Lyra McKee shot during riots sparked by police weapons search

Board is shrinking in response to criticism that it failed to control Elon Musk

Amendments to constitution would also allow the army to intervene in politics

Fashion brand tries to reinvent the traditional shop assistant for the smartphone age

Shares hit as Wall Street banking rivals post a mixed bag of quarterly results

Life & Arts

The Oxford professor on rising China, declining Britain — and the danger of Byzantine books

Pack away as much as you can — other people’s possessions are distracting

Hurried sandwiches and deskbound lunches have become the norm. But real meals are far from a waste of time

US News

Mueller report documents attempts by Trump associates and Russians to profit from 2016 election

Lakewood Church’s $60m ‘smiling pastor’ holds up worldly success as proof of God’s favour

450-page report details special counsel’s probe into Russian election meddling

Treasury secretary Mnuchin named in lawsuit claiming billions ‘siphoned’ from company

Opinion

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Lakewood Church’s $60m ‘smiling pastor’ holds up worldly success as proof of God’s favour

Two books by Cass Sunstein to help win over the unconverted on the merits of nudge theory

The holder of this title until now would, for me, have been Muhammad Ali

Markets News

Regulators give nod to new tool that mimics active fund management

Unhedged buying of US bonds opens foreign investors to losses if dollar falls

Inflows for the week at $1.9bn on hopes of trade deal with China and Wall Street strength

Technology

Fears raised on lack of oversight in sensitive areas of academic collaboration

Steve Mollenkopf emerges as clear winner in epic legal battle against Tim Cook

On Wall Street Robin Wigglesworth

Private firms such as hedge funds are benefiting most from mining ‘alternative’ stats

Life & Arts