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Little impact on developed economies but spill over could mean pain for US consumers


Increases mark latest incidence of pharma ‘gouging’

Ripoll home of five suspects and a well integrated Muslim community


Towns and businesses prepare for a once in a generation economic jolt

Angela Merkel and main challenger Martin Schulz steer clear of divisive refugee issue

We overestimate innovation in the short run but underestimate any longer-term impact

Intelligence officials monitor rising jihadi propaganda against Nordic country

Corporate treasurers take advantage of low borrowing costs and 35% tax deduction

Analysis Technology

Tech group loses traction in world’s biggest phone market as users shift to rivals

German politicians furious at Erdogan’s interference in election

Outspoken chief economist cannot understand an economy ‘sat in London’ all the time

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Customers complain 21,000-mile network has worsened since Hunter Harrison took over

China analysts expect Trump administration to maintain tough stance on trade

Financial Times columnists pick their charts of the credit crisis on the decade anniversary

Heated argument over confederate monuments adds volatile new element to state politics


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How the property dynamo went from a milk round to becoming a self-made billionaire

Intensified competition hurts copycat pharma groups while buyers drive harder bargain

Freedom means something new in today’s India, from women’s rights to life beyond the city. Five writers reflect on a country’s journey

Markets News

Market Questions Michael Mackenzie

Jackson Hole central bank gathering looms over currency markets

Equities remain unsettled as fears of growing political risk dominates

Single currency ends week on a steadier note after ECB minutes prompted bout of selling


A boom in start-ups leads France and its president to turn to the challenge of expanding successful homegrown companies in a US-dominated industry

Analysis Technology

Tech group loses traction in world’s biggest phone market as users shift to rivals

Profits of Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu keep surging but they are vulnerable

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