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Muharrem Ince urges election watchdog not to be ‘anyone’s puppet’

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Female drivers take to the kingdom’s roads after decades-long ban is lifted

Boats near Malta and Sicily refused permission to dock amid hardening stance on refugees

Italian bond ructions show governments have little space to fill void left by stimulus

Airbus has finally gone public — how many others will follow?

Protectionist measures are negligible so far but markets are now focusing on escalation

Analysis Technology

Google-owned platform offers its video stars more ways to make money

Ride-hailing app defends its culture and working practices

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Saudi Arabian oil minister makes it clear the kingdom has crude on tap

German finance group’s experiment is latest attempt to cut costs by automation

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GW Pharmaceuticals said regulators could approve Epidiolex as early as this week

Life & Arts

A pretty Oxfordshire village is the setting for a dispute that involves a reclusive squire, a surprise inheritance and a US billionaire

Amateur pilots can now feel the rush of taking the controls of a vintage fighter plane

FT Magazine Jancis Robinson

Be organic and don’t wear a suit: the producers challenging the big houses

US News

While the economy is robust, there are fears of an extended drag on corporate earnings

Chinese demand is soaring — so much so that Beijing spared the product from tariff rises

Influential editorialist described himself as a ‘liberal mugged by reality’

Goldman and Morgan Stanley close to breaching capital rules in worst-case scenario

Opinion

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Trade wars and the targeting of minority groups in the US and some EU countries have strong historical echoes

How would the father of modern economics reform 21st-century capitalism?

Special Report FT Wealth

Rajiv Shah is demonstrating a different kind of leadership

Markets News

Prospects for the Faang trade and pound’s bounce in focus for the new trading week

Analysis US Dollar

Investors caught in a bind as EM sell-off plays out in unexpected ways

The Long View John Authers

Expectation of lower future returns focuses attention on fees charged by active funds

Technology

Investors voice concerns after Chinese smartphone maker’s Hong Kong roadshow

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Analysis Technology

Google-owned platform offers its video stars more ways to make money

Demoted conglomerate explores reverse merger to cut five-year exile from Topix index

Life & Arts