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Japanese official says carmaker’s ties to Tokyo will help in ‘a Japan-France clash’

European Commission highlights ‘particularly serious non-compliance’ with fiscal rules

Decision comes after successful push by western countries to thwart Moscow’s candidate

British government warns Gulf state verdict in case of Matthew Hedges puts relations at risk

US president plays down Khashoggi death and possible role of Mohammed bin Salman

Tech-led sell-off feels like the start of new era for equities

S&P 500 and Dow Jones recover but still in negative territory for the year

John Roberts pushes back against president’s criticism of ‘an Obama judge’


Summit communiqué uses softer language than previous years


Splits on Gibraltar and fishing as PM opens talks with Juncker on future partnership

Retailer to shift focus to city centres rather than out-of-town locations

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Recruitment by social network comes as scrutiny of technology groups intensifies

Social network boss defends under-fire second-in-command after intense criticism

CFTC seeks timeframe for action on clean-up of credit default swaps market

Choice of Fed governor Quarles to chair FSB aims to foster Washington’s engagement



Government websites offer little useful advice, so who should travellers turn to?

Known as ‘Annie’, new software aims to relocate migrants to maximise their job prospects

The Croatian start-up is supplying batteries and powertrains to the big car brands

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Dollar little moved by talk of Fed pause; Italian bond yields slide

Analysis G20

Hopes for resolution or pause in trade tensions when Trump and Xi meet in Buenos Aires

Call to raise output coincides with rising concerns among producers about oversupply


Social media group argues British data were not shared with the firm

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The iPhone maker has shed $265bn of market value since its peak

FT Magazine Gillian Tett

The true impact of social media? Economists are approaching the question from a different angle

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