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No 10 anxious to avoid acrimonious divorce after setting Article 50 process in motion

Energy independence order slammed by environmentalists but cheered by energy sector

Vote in House of Representatives draws complaints over fears for data abuses

Semiconductor group wants to reduce reliance on western imports

Quant investment strategies to take the place of out-of-favour active managers

The Exchange Alexander Stubb

The EU has a history of integration and co-operation and the case for them remains

Social media and short messages do not protect us from misunderstandings

Government lawyers probe payments to women who alleged Ailes harassment

Concern rises as UK prepares to start process of leaving EU

Asian investor plans IPO as an exit for Elliott which has helped fund €740m purchase

Transparency International urges central bank to withdraw from bailout troika

First decline since 2009 comes as overall spending on financial data rises

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Combination treatment offers safer option for patients suffering from deadly illness

How the president’s political woes have led to bets on faster growth being pared back

US carmaker rejects activist’s shake-up proposal and four new board nominees

Plans heralded by Trump in a tweet several hours before carmaker’s announcement

Opinion

If a deal is to be reached with the EU, the UK will need to make concessions

Highlights

Personal Technology Jonathan Margolis

Opening curtains and switching on lights by hand is foolproof

Global Insight Leo Lewis

Sontaku, the surmising of wishes, helps explain Abe school affair and Toshiba debacle

Stint at investment bank leaves centrist candidate vulnerable in French campaign

Markets News

European bourses on the front foot as rise in oil price helps energy stocks

updated

Although domestic stocks and the pound have factored in a tough deal, there appears little upside

new

The main talking points from the start of the FT’s Commodities Global Summit

Technology

Personal Technology Jonathan Margolis

Opening curtains and switching on lights by hand is foolproof

Vote in House of Representatives draws complaints over fears for data abuses

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