UK prime minister survives attempted coup by 200 to 117 but at price of divided party

President’s ex-fixer says: ‘I thought it was my duty to cover up his dirty deeds’

Italian prime minister makes concessions after meeting with Brussels

Trade war double whammy as soyabeans go unsold and tariffs push up cost of metal bins

‘Donald, Nancy and Chuck show’ a preview of what’s ahead under a divided Washington

Beijing is opening the door to overseas investment managers but it is unlikely to let the world’s biggest firms dominate its market

Ill-fated acquisitions highlight failure of telecoms company moves into content

Data add to Federal Reserve’s interest rates quandary 

Company avoids charges for ‘catch and kill’ deal over Trump affair allegations

Christian Sewing’s ‘new era’ hamstrung by repeated emergence of lender’s past problems

Move sets up potential clash with other EU states and critics say paves the way for ‘clear interference’

Terror probe launched after gun attack near city’s Christmas market

US News

US central bank still expected to lift its target range at its meeting next week

Activist investor seeks higher margins and better governance at French spirits group

Opinion

Highlights

Top law firms are on a hiring spree for specialists in fraud and regulatory cases

‘Death of value’ predictions were greatly exaggerated

Analysis Brexit

Daily Mail’s ‘about-turn on Brexit’ since editor’s retirement offers glimmer of hope for PM

The Art of Persuasion Sam Leith

Markets News

Dollar slips as core US CPI remains stable; pound up as May survives confidence vote

Italian prime minister makes concessions after meeting with Brussels

Eurozone reaches milestone after four years but dovish tone will endure as risks mount

Technology

Warburg Pincus' Bill Janeway discusses the dark side of the “three-player game”.

Ecommerce site valued at ‘more than $7bn’ after funding round led by Japanese group

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