PM predicts difficult days ahead after ‘impassioned’ cabinet meeting backs deal

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Parent company L Brands to officially announce departure on Monday

Forecast of cold December raises concerns shale production can keep up with demand

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Ride-hailing company is pushing to diversify ahead of blockbuster IPO next year

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Local politicians object to subsidies used to lure online retailer to their borough

Crystal City’s claim to be an innovation hub hinges on proximity to defence department

Miners want to tap subsea cobalt deposits for green technologies, but environmentalists worry

Private company aims to raise up to $800m in return to public markets

Legal challenges have delayed construction while prices have plummeted in Alberta

Increasing use of benchmarks in ethical and fixed-income investing drives the growth

US move turns up heat in campaign to decouple world’s two largest economies

Retail and property sales stutter while credit growth slides to all-time low

US News

Shares plunge again as utility says its insurance may not cover the full damages

Postmates joins pair in pilot programme to transport everyday goods

First lady says deputy national security adviser ‘no longer deserves’ her post

US trade advisers review auto imports’ threat to national security

Opinion

Banks and consultants are tarnished by doing deals for foreign governments they should avoid

Highlights

John Carreyrou, winner of the FT/McKinsey Business Book Award, talks about Bad Blood

Campaigners call for more oversight of use of middlemen in energy deals

The Art of Persuasion Sam Leith

After millennia of being silenced and excluded, they are speaking up — and going viral

Markets News

Sterling hits day’s high after UK cabinet backs draft Brexit deal

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Increasing use of benchmarks in ethical and fixed-income investing drives the growth

Forecast of cold December raises concerns shale production can keep up with demand

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Technology

Ride-hailing company is pushing to diversify ahead of blockbuster IPO next year

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Flurry of expansion has come at a cost to revenue growth

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