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Berlin joins US and UK in turning against Chinese telecoms supplier over security concerns

UK prime minister takes uncompromising stance in cross-party talks

Heaviest monthly outflows in 10 years as investors seek shelter in passive vehicles

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Senator Chuck Grassley says US president wants to put pressure EU over farm products

Global Insight Edward Luce

Is he the victim of a vast leftwing conspiracy or is he working for a foreign adversary?

What economic theory can teach us about reining in our screen habits

US media company had denied payout after sexual misconduct allegations

Former Italian centre-right PM says he will run in EU parliamentary elections in May

Finance ministry asks for regulator’s analysis of a merger between major lenders

Annual letter says companies should step up as ‘political dsyfunction’ rises

Five years after graduation, males earn 28% more than women

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Trump administration moves to ease damage from lack of payments to potent lobby

Yellen, Bernanke, Greenspan and Volcker suggest using levy to pay cash rebates to Americans

Funding follows criticism of technology companies driving up property prices

Social media group says page activity points to ‘co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour’

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Anyone who thinks the German city is boring has not really lived here, says FT correspondent

Fortunes of currency are a gauge both of Chinese economy and debt-burdened consumers

Markets Insight David Sheppard

Data suggest investors have increased long positions but the market remains wary

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Sterling gains ground as participants brush aside political uncertainty

Heaviest monthly outflows in 10 years as investors seek shelter in passive vehicles

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Chinese developers have $55bn of onshore debt maturing this year

Technology

Strategy of new boss is sensible but will take time to bed in

Scientists warn that UK airports have been slow in adopting new technologies

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