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Adopting the idea would attract Labour support but deeply anger Eurosceptics and DUP

Finance ministry asks for regulator’s analysis of a merger between major lenders

Chinese group faces increasing scrutiny amid fears of spying or cyber attacks by Beijing

Iowa senator insists US president wants to pressure EU on farm products

Narrow victory paves way for final resolution of long-running Macedonia name dispute

Hudson Yards developer Stephen Ross is picking a fight with organised labour that could transform city development

What economic theory can teach us about reining in our screen habits

Yet Margrethe Vestager also argues rules should not be ignored to allow Alstom-Siemens tie-up

Reckitt Benckiser chief latest to step aside as pressure intensifies

Israeli leader seeks to discredit official who will decide whether he should be indicted

Five years after graduation, males earn 28% more than women

Bristol-based designer projects $1bn of revenues within 5 years

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History suggests political impasse will also dent consumer and business confidence

Case continues to dog Wall Street bank as advisory revenue boosts quarterly earnings

Strong consumer banking revenue offsets rocky trading

New York senator announces intention in what could be a crowded field

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Devices used for first time show official victor Tshisekedi came second

From a constructive break to being ethical — a round-up of this month’s top titles

Men and women perform better when they work together in mixed teams

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Brent falls and pound holds steady as Theresa May survives Labour no-confidence vote

Fortunes of currency are a gauge both of Chinese economy and debt-burdened consumers

Cost of protecting against near-term swings in sterling has fallen since May defeat

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What economic theory can teach us about reining in our screen habits

Bristol-based designer projects $1bn of revenues within 5 years

Chinese group faces increasing scrutiny amid fears of spying or cyber attacks by Beijing

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