US president orders companies to look for ‘alternative’ to China after Beijing launches new tariffs


France leads EU calls for Bolsonaro to do more to fight rainforest blazes

Republican donor and philanthropist was a decisive force in US politics

Inhabitants of world’s largest island still reeling from Donald Trump’s offer to buy it

Some early supporters of cryptocurrency consider cutting ties amid regulatory scrutiny

Taming trolls, free speech — and marriage to Serena Williams

Ex-White House communications director is fighting against president’s re-election

After Deutsche’s retreat, Barclays is the continent’s only bank with global ambitions

Prosecutor to examine French connections to suspected abuse of underage girls

Mustafa Suleyman’s retreat suggests AI group’s autonomy has been curtailed by its parent

Increasingly wary companies spend less on repurchases for the second quarter in a row

PM fights to keep flare-up in conflict-of-interest case from harming bid for second term

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Ricardo Salles defends pledge to develop rainforest as wildfires rage

Senator’s widow says no one has ‘picked up the mantle’ of her late husband

Shares in producer Entertainment One surge above level of agreed deal with US toymaker

US investors known for managing the wealth of tech entrepreneur in talks over deal



Bowler’s success creates marketing opportunity amid Ashes gloom

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The pop star creates a new risk for financialised music royalties.

Tailor catering exclusively for women on running her business one stitch at a time

Markets News

Strong projection unsettles traders who had been braced for impact of heavy rains

Increasingly wary companies spend less on repurchases for the second quarter in a row

US Fed’s shift to monetary easing hits demand for floating-rate debt and new financings


Apple’s big production numbers, EU to act on facial recognition, world’s largest chip


Small UK groups offer higher growth in communications technology arena

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