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German election

Tailored curbs on 8 nationalities replace ban on travellers from 6 Muslim-majority states

Madrid and Barcelona authorities battle over which of them control of regional police force

President’s son-in-law denies he used personal account to conduct official business

Canyon Bridge purchase of Hertfordshire-based group comes at key time for ministers

Chinese politicians eye briefings on ‘America first’ approach to issues such as North Korea

Automated routine work is everywhere — even coaching

Airport services operator has €1bn of leveraged loans and junk bonds outstanding

Zuckerberg decision not to go ahead with stock reclassification likely to prove influential

Analysis IPOs

Investors excited about idea of merging insurance with big data and internet sales

Developing nations eclipse richer rivals as falling costs cut need for subsidies

President says football league should sack players who do not stand for national anthem

US News

Latest bid to repeal and replace Obamacare appears set to fail in Congress

Authority on New York recovery calls for ‘trillions of dollars’ of infrastructure investment

Trade commission rules domestic panel makers seriously injured by foreign competition

Analysis US trade

Several trade cases may allow president to fulfil his protectionist promises


Video Life & Arts

James Whewell on his struggle to improve the fortunes of Wyresdale Park


An insightful and timely account of the faultlines in Spanish politics

Chinese equity funds have been powerful performers, but investors must weigh up the risks

For SS18, the designers combined their black lingerie trademark with card games — and a cabbage patch print

Markets News

Prospect of shaky coalition support for Merkel heightens sense of political risk

Can equity markets go higher, and is there dollar upside versus the euro?

Amount of equity of European-listed companies placed into the market totals $137.5bn


Automated routine work is everywhere — even coaching

Car-booking group to start appeal of ruling that drivers were entitled to benefits

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