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How a murder in Taiwan triggered a crisis and prompted mainland officials to weigh in

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Spat casts shadow over security relationship designed to counter Chinese influence

Poll also points to frontrunner being the most likely candidate to persuade public to vote Tory

Support for carbon neutrality by 2050 strengthens Europe’s climate leadership credentials

Investors urged to avoid loss-makers and seek those groups that make the unicorns’ businesses possible

There is no reason why an ethnic Chinese society cannot also be a democracy

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In the face of intense scrutiny and allegations can the country’s clerics restore trust?

Climate change brings severe heatwaves that threaten to take significant economic toll

FCA criticised for not acting sooner while crisis raises doubts over Brussels’ Ucits directive

China brokerage cuts ties with Swiss bank over swine fever remarks

Celebrities urge voters to reject AfD in town favoured for film sets

He was the man with the ultimate golden touch but Arki’s group is in jeopardy

FT Weekend

The fitness scene is helping the area buck the downward trend in Italian house prices

When one writer called in an expert, the family’s muddy urban patch became a thriving kitchen garden

Madonna rails against ageism in the media, but the truth is harsher than that

US News

Retail sales rose for a second straight month in May

Amgen, Merck and Eli Lilly say Trump administration’s move infringes on free speech

Strong demand gives PetSmart subsidiary a market value of about $15bn

New rent-control rules signal an end to a quarter century of domination by big landlords

Opinion

Highlights

Older men act as mentors to guide disaffected youths into adulthood and working life

At some institutions, the number of women and minority MBA students has barely shifted

On Wall Street Eric Platt

Takeover offer for iconic group comes after banks turned sour on debt-laden retailers

Markets News

Market questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead

The Long View Michael Mackenzie

One troubling aspect of declining yields is falling inflation expectations

Beyond snapping a slide in oil prices, response of traders has been largely muted

Technology

Entrepreneurs say capital has flourished despite lukewarm support from Downing Street

Mike Mackenzie’s daily analysis of what’s moving global markets

Utilities, consumer staples among the S&P’s biggest winners this week

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