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Trump’s top economic adviser lowers expectations of truce in tariffs war

Western leaders demand Riyadh say more on fate of Saudi journalist

Combination will create one of the world’s largest components makers

Warning comes as Trump administration tries to halt Tehran’s crude exports

Democrats work to reverse decline in African-American turnout since Obama era

Big banks have best summer for equities revenues since 2009

Italy to respond to Brussels criticism amid threat of credit downgrade

Private equity keen to capitalise on corporate governance-led deal flurry

Donald Trump has promised a hard line on human caravan heading north from Honduras

Washington taking tough line over Seoul’s attempts to engage further with Kim Jong Un

Likely election of far-right candidate reflects genuine desire for reform

Life & Arts

Area already offers seclusion but a developer hopes to make a big noise in the woods

In the space of five years, Mikkel Borg Bjergso has opened bars from San Francisco to the Faroes and spawned a growing lifestyle brand

‘This is not crazed foraging but a thoughtful use of the best local ingredients’

US News

Hedge fund supremo stumbles with bet on US department store chain

Head of Cleveland-Cliffs lashes out at Wall Street analysts after shares fall

Shares plunge in Arkansas lender that has backed developments as far away as New York

Trump’s cap on state and local deductions causes anguish on campaign trail

Opinion

Highlights

The fall of the once-mighty SPD holds lessons for socialist parties across Europe

After initially getting the creeps, FT correspondent Robin Wigglesworth discovered the city’s charms

Blighted by corruption and ignored by regional allies and the US under Trump, some warn of ‘total chaos’ to come

Markets News

Fears are growing of a contagion in Europe and worries continue over Asian stocks

The Long View Michael Mackenzie

Unloved value stocks will shine but you’ll have to wait for the next recession

Cut comes as Italy lodged in row with Brussels over budget plans

Technology

The country’s neutrino detector is the largest of its kind and might be first in the world to succeed

Company aims to go global, but concedes it needs overseas partners

Japan’s scientists are upgrading its Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector, turning to plastic for electric cars and enhancing eel farming with ‘marine snow’. The country has big ambitions in space and hopes to create 20 unicorns by 2023

Life & Arts