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S&P 500 records lowest close in a month amid doubts over Trump’s legislative agenda

Detection models are showing weak spots against peripheral figures

Go-ahead on $8bn Keystone project sets stage for battle with campaigners

German bank’s accidental transfer was the result of an IT glitch

Instant Insight Edward Luce

Country’s once-largest retailer warns over its future, reflecting wider problems across the sector

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

Approval for immunotherapy treatment a rare win for R&D pipeline

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

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

Local Syrian leaders argue attacks likely to increase sympathy for militants

EC president warns break-up of EU risks war in western Balkans

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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

Markets News

Dollar pulls off lows and gold pares advance

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

The Long View John Authers

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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