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Opposition leader wounded as political tension in Balkan nation turns violent

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President says Washington could yet pull out of trade pact without ‘fair deal’

ECB leaves rates unchanged and will continue bond purchase programme

Theresa May says comments signal that EU members are lining up to ‘oppose us’

Analysis Technology

Magnificent nerds and their new electric flying machines face battery-life problems

Instant Insight Andrew Hill

Airlines just need to give staff scope to tackle customer crises, writes Andrew Hill

Three proposals will go to a vote at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting

Analysis Oil

Rising US shale oil production is squeezing demand for three and four-year oil futures contracts

Airline acts to repair its reputation after violent removal of passenger

Government accused of making ‘cheap political points’ ahead of elections

Fast and Furious and Fifty Shades sequels help cable giant’s Universal to strong start

US News

Ford earnings suffer while Renault enjoys strong numbers in transatlantic divide

GDP data out on Friday expected to show a 3% annualised rise

Among the biggest holes is how the proposed cuts would be paid for

New York Fed shows interest in Britain’s industry-wide annual study

Opinion

‘We liberals can be maddeningly smug (though less so since 2016). That in itself doesn’t invalidate liberal policies’

Highlights

Former Farc hostage has turned her experience into lessons for unhappy executives

Control of party branches critical as ruling party gears up for leadership contest

Resource companies are again making money, and promising to ‘learn the lessons’ of a boom that left them drowning in debt

Markets News

Euro retreats as markets digest Draghi remarks

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Clampdown on shadow banking practices pushes up borrowing costs

Analysis Oil

Rising US shale oil production is squeezing demand for three and four-year oil futures contracts

Technology

Inside Business Richard Waters

Repatriated offshore cash likely to be used for buybacks and dividends

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Shares touch a high for the year amid signs of turnround in telecoms equipment unit

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