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Darkened skies prompt music and awe — and a tweet from Lloyd Blankfein

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Publisher unblocks sensitive pieces after being accused of bowing to Beijing

Analysis Automobiles

China may be carmaker’s last hope to sell itself before chief Marchionne retires

Investigators probe possible connection between mastermind and Belgian terrorists

This era is fuelled more by international co-operation than superpower rivalry

From stocks to SWAG and from bonds to bitcoin, many assets look overpriced

Decision to add US troops carries political risk for anti-intervention president

Private investors such as Alibaba and Tencent will struggle to influence China Unicom

Group says it does not condone use of its drugs in lethal injection as Florida eyes move

Accident near Singapore is second destroyer crash in just over 2 months

Analysis Oil & Gas

Danish group’s restructuring plans start to take shape in deal with Total of France

US News

Chief of staff John Kelly is leading efforts to restore order at White House

Elliott-backed $18.8bn purchase of Texas utility beats Berkshire offer

Rattled insurers are pulling out of the state amid uncertainty over health reforms

Self-destructing messages are the latest tool for white collar criminals

Opinion

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Accident near Singapore is second destroyer accident in recent months

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Hundreds gather for symbolic moment as MPs press for famous bell to keep ringing

Understanding the grave divisions in US society is key to resolving political crisis

We overestimate innovation in the short run but underestimate any longer-term impact

Markets News

Former Trump bull wary as S&P 500 sets course for worst month since before election

Lithuanian deal is intended to weaken Europe’s reliance on Russian energy

Record buying of futures helps drive price to $1,300 an ounce as ETFs see outflows

Technology

New fintech applications still fail to instil confidence among users

Regulating autonomous weapons systems is fraught with difficulty

Hedge fund chief among three Pershing candidates given short shrift by payroll group

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