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Investors call for break-up of online retailer citing ‘profound loss of confidence’

Talks fail with private equity groups over acquiring cladding maker

Swiss bank’s ‘very poor’ earnings miss analyst expectations and send shares down

Varadkar and commission differ on implications of no-deal Brexit

MPs should extend Article 50 and test support for other exit options

Demands raise prospect of stand-off or even new negotiations over trade pact

Streaming giant receives multiple Oscar nods as it shakes up film

Billionaire’s group says decision unrelated to Brexit and has ‘negligible’ tax effects

FT Series Davos 2019

Far-right president also tells Davos audience of his commitment to the environment

US says vessels have been used to ship crude from Iran to Syria in defiance of curbs

Credit card group limited banks’ ability to ‘shop around’, EU says

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Strength in pharmaceuticals division drives strong fourth-quarter revenues

Oilseed processor said it misjudged US-China trade dispute twice in a year

Lawyer admits Paul Whelan was given a USB drive containing state secrets

Tobacco group wary of large investment amid differing regulatory policies worldwide

Opinion

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In a new series, each week an FT journalist will share their recommendations for further reading on a topic in the news

Traditional journalism has suffered but new forms have keen sense of mission

OneWeb set to launch 6 broadband satellites as it races to raise fresh funds

Markets News

Sterling reclaims $1.29 after reassuring UK jobs data

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New York-based hedge fund emerges as one of the early winners of 2019

Byzantine debt structures will lead to lengthy, litigious and very costly bankruptcies

Technology

Inside Business Louise Lucas

The Chinese telecom group has several deeply ingrained advantages

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The core marketplace business already quite large

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