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Companies face one-off charge on trillions of dollars held offshore

UK former prime minister appointed to $1bn Belt and Road initiative

Latest in political dynasty’s long line vows to ‘never back down’ on an inclusive India

Hammond commits to maintain status quo after EU leaders give go ahead for trade talks

The pastor’s daughter has the hardest job in the administration — defending President Trump

A short story, now viral, unsettles readers with its window on to modern relationships

South Africa’s ruling party meets to select new leader

Presidential hopeful’s priority will be to end push for unilateral independence

Company alleged to have used network of CIA-trained operatives to gather intelligence

Top A-listers gain from booming box office but cult of celebrity is worrying Beijing

President’s national security strategy to highlight frustration over trade concerns

US News

Activist fund loses patience with US exploration company over poor returns

Just days ago Washington was thought to be immune to claims of sexual harassment

Candidates battle for radical voters in surprisingly close race

Biggest broadband companies leave door open to sweeping changes in services 

Opinion

Undercover Economist Tim Harford

My three-point plan for a more efficient holiday season

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Roula Khalaf, deputy editor, explores the Lebanese capital's mix of energy and risk

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With the sale of most of his company to Disney, the media tycoon is going back to his roots in news

Limiting access to mobiles and social media a matter of public health, says minister

Guy Dinmore on the frustrations, emotional turmoil and moments of joy that formed their ‘longest goodbye’

Markets News

Sterling slides as Brussels gives UK green light for next phase of Brexit talks

South African currency rallies on growing investor confidence that Ramaphosa will win

Liv-ex 1000 index hits record high in sterling denomination terms

Technology

Groups hope sensors and alarms will help to bring down claims

The sport is a key laboratory for production techniques

Company alleged to have used network of CIA-trained operatives to gather intelligence

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