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Britons whose families fled Nazi persecution of Jews look to maintain EU links

Minister speaks after suggestions Saudis are considering blaming security official

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

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Waning well productivity may force cut in forecasts of output

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Big recipients of Saudi money and the regime’s armourers warrant more scrutiny

Shares in the company are down 30 per cent from their peak. Is this a warning of deeper problems in the market?

Despite a bounce on Friday, the country’s stock market has had a torrid few months

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

Presidential frontrunner turns to rising political might of conservative churches

Investors become frustrated over bank’s turnround strategy

Agreement leaves details to be thrashed out but removes threat to broader EU negotiations

US News

Hedge fund supremo stumbles with bet on US department store chain

Activist fund decries board’s ‘failed leadership’ in fight with founder’s descendants

Push comes as large groups try to adapt to digital era with flexible work spaces

Chemicals group recasts over-optimistic merger outlook

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

Italian assets stage remarkable turnround; euro pushes higher

Despite a bounce on Friday, the country’s stock market has had a torrid few months

Spanish debt yields hit 18-month high as fears of eurozone contagion grow

Technology

Interview Facebook Inc

Former UK deputy prime minister says he never wanted to be a lobbyist

US-based companies find willing recruits in figures such as Nick Clegg

Digital payments company’s stock needs a youthful kick

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