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Downing Street begins to reveal Brexit negotiating stance

Taxes might be cut if UK denied access to common market, says Hammond

Santander to be granted exemption in US stress test

BNP Paribas and BBVA among those excluded from most onerous part of test

Trump’s UK trade pledge: hurdles to a quick deal

Brexit terms, competing interests and sheer complexity could all delay agreement

Theresa May’s Brexit plan: what we know so far

Already there are strong hints about the sort of deal UK prime minister would like

Healthcare spending to jump after election, warns budget watchdog

New treatments and rise in conditions linked to obesity and ageing will raise costs

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir-apparent

Court to decide on Wednesday whether to issue warrant for Lee Jae-yong

Dutch election threatens to deepen market turmoil

Swing to the right could follow anti-establishment path set by Brexit and Trump

China curbs use of foreign players in top-tier football

Super League teams limited to three overseas stars per game amid spending crackdown

ECB and UK urged to share regulation of euro clearing market

Lobby group says joint coverage of the market would prevent any damaging splits

UK news

Theresa May set to clash with Lords over ‘Henry VIII’ powers

Great Repeal Bill would allow government to repeal or amend laws with little scrutiny

Jeremy Hunt to make millions from sale of education business

Deal comes as health secretary under fire over NHS funding

London court to hear £10bn Lehman v Lehman creditors’ claim

Creditors prepare claims as administrators look to distribute £8bn surplus

Aberdeen freezes pay for high earners

Salaries restricted due to Scottish fund house’s ‘financial performance in 2016’





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Ireland: Brexit vote forces Dublin to seek new EU friends

The nation expects to feel impact of UK’s exit more than any other state in the union

Analysis Technology

US concerns grow over Chinese chip expansion

Trump has threatened new tariffs as semiconductor sector receives large subsidies

Special Report Watches & Jewellery

Inside the luxury world’s commission culture

Paying guides ‘kickbacks’ is one way brands attract wealthy Chinese tourists

Markets News

Bourses soft but Footsie holds near record

Pound dips below $1.20 as Brexit jitters ratchet up ahead of May’s speech

Pound falls below $1.20 ahead of May’s Brexit speech

UK currency back near 30-year lows on fears of Britain leaving EU single market

US companies rush to reprice debt as higher rates loom

Strong investor demand for loan funds helps underpin record repricing move


South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir-apparent

Court to decide on Wednesday whether to issue warrant for Lee Jae-yong

SAP raises fears over EU data privacy rules

Forthcoming regulation could act as a drag on European start-ups, software group says

Toyota marks break from past with fund for tech investments

Typically conservative carmaker turns focus on fostering start-ups as rivals encroach

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