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Voters and MPs think he is the candidate most likely to beat Corbyn, despite his flaws

US FDA gives green light for $2.1m treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Senator says White House has invoked emergency powers to seal deal without lawmakers’ approval

Investigation adds new regulatory pressure on manufacturer after deadly crashes

Investors wait for resolution to impasse between Washington and Beijing

The electric-car group’s shares have lost close to a fifth of their value in a week

Thirty years after covering the massacre, James Kynge goes in search of the dissidents who shook Beijing

Ryan Graves’ departure signals first management shake-up since market listing

Trump says ‘relatively small’ group will protect forces in the region as Iran tensions rise

Lawyers caution that complex talks to resolve sexual harassment claims could still fall apart

Supporters celebrate but opponents fear crackdown on dissent and religious minorities

Emmanuel Macron says no fatalities after ‘attack’ during Friday rush hour

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Payments industry sees flurry of big deals in race to cash in on rising digital transactions

President Trump seeks to inject measures preventing devaluations into trade deals

Guilherme Leal seen as a friendly face of capitalism as he looks to burnish green credentials

FAA says ‘frank’ talks over grounded aircraft did not result in resumption timetable

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At the age of 7, the Somali writer was subjected to FGM. Now she travels the world lobbying to halt the practice

The social platform has proved an ideal forum but algorithms are commoditising Instapoetry

But can smaller industrial towns like Scunthorpe follow its example?

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Concerns remain that tariff dispute between US and China will escalate

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Developing countries pull ahead for first time since 2013 despite widespread gloom

UK pound tops $1.27 as prime minister details her departure from Downing Street

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Ryan Graves’ departure signals first management shake-up since market listing

Curbs on the Chinese company play into the trade war rhetoric. But American industry fears it has a lot to lose from the dispute

Payments industry sees flurry of big deals in race to cash in on rising digital transactions

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