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Opinion polls give clear lead to CDU with rightwing AfD set for first national seats

Social media group chief settles lawsuit over plan to keep control while gifting stock to family charity

Chinese politicians eye briefings on ‘America first’ approach to issues such as North Korea

American bombers and fighter jets increase tempo of missions as warning to Pyongyang

The car-hailing app broke every rule in the book — yet still has a legion of devoted fans

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Baghdad and world powers oppose plebiscite amid fears of ethnic clashes

Black cab booking apps seek to cash in on US competitor’s licence loss

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Madrid places all local and national police forces under single chain of command

PM sets out plans to keep Britain in EU in all but name until 2021

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The novelist talks about his new novel, life in the US, and his ‘other two countries’

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Sterling falls as May speech offers few fresh insights

Investors push back on one of year’s largest leveraged buyout financings

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Black cab booking apps seek to cash in on US competitor’s licence loss

US fund giants Fidelity and T Rowe Price are lead investors in latest round

More than 500,000 people sign petition to keep ride-hailing app operating in UK capital

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