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Chancellor faces recriminations after election breakthrough by rightwing AfD party

Maine senator leaves Graham-Cassidy reform plan short of votes to pass Senate

Foreign minister warns Pyongyang has right to shoot down US bombers

J Coin designed to wean Japanese off heavy dependency on cash

Wording will be watched as measure of power and for signs of growing cult of personality

Managers lured by soaring value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

What prosecutors say was front-running was ‘standard industry practice’, defence says

Vas Narasimhan aims to put medicines and data science at core of drugmaker’s business

Anbang founder Wu Xiaohui and billionaire Xiao Jianhua had expressed interest in lender

French leader seeks to influence German coalition talks with integration plans

Disruption ahead of Communist party congress is a setback for app owner Facebook

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M&A boutique to buy out most of its shareholders in radical financial restructuring

White House adviser points to high number of vacant jobs as she launches $200m push

Music start-up aims to list on Nasdaq offering stakes in top artists’ catalogues

Trump’s son-in-law denies he used personal account to conduct official business

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Pragmatism looks to be outweighing principles in stock exchange debate

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Despite its shock split, the anti-immigration party is the big winner of the election

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Improved business schools and the chance to network rival the prestige of western MBAs

Market’s growth raises questions over what exactly constitutes ‘green’

Retailers and food companies among those buying insurance against sterling’s moves

Markets News

Asian equities slip and government bonds gain as markets pivot away from risk

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Threat to Kurdistan exports combined with strong Chinese buying inject momentum

Dollar versus euro and the future of the pound also in focus

Technology

Democratising the digital world: grassroots communities across Europe are using technologies in new ways to solve problems and empower citizens

Dutch innovators wanted to solve the battery problem facing the internet of things

High-speed internet is as essential as water and electricity say farmers

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