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Carmaker’s chief seeks to explain tweet indicating funding had been arranged

Idea had been considered a non-starter by international community

Social network to show top-tier Spanish football matches free across south Asia

Analysis Oil

A drop in the country’s production in July raises questions about what’s really happening

A blog by the Tesla founder is sure to attract scrutiny from regulators

Critics say project is dependent on unsustainable government subsidies

Clinical trials planned after early tests of DeepMind software

Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller’s investigation in December

Surge in shale gas production allows US prices to defy hot summer demand

Post-election anger centred on Basra spreads across country in street protests

Panel on racial discrimination estimates more than 1m Muslim citizens are being held

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Analysis Gun control

Lawmakers struggle with rise of untraceable ‘ghost’ weapons

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

White House aims to achieve powerful impact while avoiding military entanglements

David Wells presided over video streaming group’s huge investment in original content

Opinion

Highlights

New research suggests inked individuals no longer face employment discrimination 

To meet demand miners will have to operate in countries difficult to navigate

Fees in the finance industry have helped lenders boost profits — at considerable social cost

Markets News

Wider emerging market currencies stable, while stocks rebound in Istanbul and across Europe

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Analysis Currencies

Problems underline that investors will be less forgiving as monetary stimulus slows

Surge in shale gas production allows US prices to defy hot summer demand

Technology

Ebook platform falls 17% on the heels of results showing decline in user numbers

Social network to show top-tier Spanish football matches free across south Asia

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