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European leaders put on show of unity as they adopt guidelines for Brexit talks

Far-right candidate tries to widen appeal ahead of presidential run-off

Help for small businesses will also benefit hedge funds and private equity

Test flight of Comac C919 will bring aviation powerhouse plan closer to fruition

Rubbing shoulders with the great and powerful is actually pretty good fun

‘Breakthrough’ is so stale it makes me almost feel sorry for the author

Meeting this week will examine demand for debt maturing well beyond 30-year limit

Restrictions on widely used internet browser could hit online advertising revenues

Move follows ‘friendly conversation’ and signals sharp change in US relations with Manila

Countries including China and India call for tighter rules to avoid conflicts of interest

GungHo founder sets up incubator to shake off Japan’s ‘salaryman’ culture

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Magazine publisher decides to stay independent after months of talks

Republicans divided over White House budget measures have another week to wrangle

Big data unicorn rallies after pricing IPO stock at half level of private fundraising

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Waves of spending are bearing fruit but expansion remains main priority over profits

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Financial Times picture editors showcase the best photographs from around the world

The lottery winner is investing his jackpot in not-for-profit theatres across the US

Former Farc hostage has turned her experience into lessons for unhappy executives

Markets News

Single currency will stay in focus this week ahead of the final French election round

Currency strengthens as investors expect Conservatives to win election and gain seats

Meeting this week will examine demand for debt maturing well beyond 30-year limit

Technology

Inside Business Matthew Vincent

Companies are embracing the use of data from driverless cars to reassess risk

Tech group looks to dominate China’s fast-growing VR market

Venture capital leader wants to trigger an ‘attitude revolution’ to business risk

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