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Permit lifts Obama’s block on $8bn project but sets scene for environmental battle

Kremlin had more recently praised centre-right’s François Fillon

Khalid Masood was born Adrian Russell and had a number of aliases

Hopes raised by revolution lie in ruins after former strongman goes home

The German capital is turning into a vibrant outpost of Russian culture

Sharks, skulls and, now, shipwrecks. The artist’s latest project is his most grandiose yet

US stocks open modestly higher as attention remains on Donald Trump’s first big legislative test

European Commission president delivered admonition to vice-president Mike Pence

Market volatility rises as Republican healthcare divisions put Trump presidency to test

Local Syrian leaders argue attacks likely to increase sympathy for militants

Trip to Tibetan community in India angers China as it seeks to control succession

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Showdown on Capitol Hill could lead to massive overhaul in Senate rules

Aides may have been incidentally monitored during electronic surveillance of foreigners

Acquisition of is set to shake up sector but local competition will be fierce

Trump faces biggest test yet of ability to deliver on his promises


‘Silicon Valley would never have boomed were it not for the fact that state funding enabled the development of the World Wide Web’


The museum’s second show celebrates the boundary-challenging experiments of the 1980s-90s

The UK bank faces the conclusion of a criminal probe over rescue deals made following the crash

The film director talks about love at first sight for her mews house, and challenging Churchill’s version of history

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Dollar and Treasuries struggle for direction


Market volatility rises as Republican healthcare divisions put Trump presidency to test

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Slide in inflation expectations signals investors need a further lift from economic data

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The best case for an accelerated IPO is to pay, retain and recruit shaken employees

S Korean group unlikely to alter governance while de facto leader JY Lee faces charges

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