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Sundar Pichai addresses employees after protest against secretive project

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Electric car company founder gives first interview since tweeting plan to go private

Italy’s anti-establishment government targets lucrative family empire in wake of disaster

US president’s stance on detained pastor bolsters support from core voters

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Investor concerns remain as currency rallies after Turkey promises cuts

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Regulator made aware of at least five further complaints after whistleblowing former employee wins unfair dismissal case

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Regulator raises questions after founder says ‘funding secured’ for take-private plans

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Healthcare stocks hit Chinese bourses, Turkey’s lira strengthens further

Investor concerns remain as currency rallies after Turkey promises cuts

Rating agency scales back expectations of transition deal, citing political divisions

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Electric car company founder gives first interview since tweeting plan to go private

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