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Blueprint for road and rail links comes as progress falters on denuclearisation

Overseas purchasers have snapped up luxury estates to use as ‘bolt-holes’

Transport minister calls for managers to resign after Genoa disaster kills at least 36

The rising grip of a small group of large companies comes under scrutiny

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Do we really want Silicon Valley coders to predict who we may or may not like?

South African media group owns a third of Chinese gaming giant

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Reality TV specialist’s move raises concerns over group synonymous with respected journalism

John Ridding’s move follows sharp jump in 2017 remuneration package to more than £2.5m

Ecigarette company’s dominance also at risk from tighter regulation

PM also promises manned space flight by 2022 in wide-ranging Independence Day speech

HKMA defends forex peg as fallout from Turkey’s financial turmoil resonates

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Lawmakers struggle with rise of untraceable ‘ghost’ weapons

DIY retailer cites strong US economy, but warns transportation costs are rising

After strong second-quarter results, questions surround whether a peak has been reached

White House aims to achieve powerful impact while avoiding military entanglements

Opinion

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Asking for money is awkward but research shows how to make it easier — and effective

Can tips from business leaders inspire us to make a more organised start to each day?

Some web stars make millions of dollars, but the stress of creating daily content can take its toll

Markets News

Resource stocks hit European bourses as a stronger dollar drags on commodities prices

Fastest pace of new sales in a decade led by technology companies

HKMA defends forex peg as fallout from Turkey’s financial turmoil resonates

Technology

London wants to follow New York in restricting number of cars using apps such as Uber

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Chinese internet group has seen $170bn wiped off market value since start of year

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