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Theresa May to lay out clean break from EU

PM’s rejection of ‘half in, half out’ deal will test nerves of currency markets

Rolls-Royce to pay £671m to settle bribery probes

International deal covers corruption allegations in China, Brazil and Indonesia

Turkish police claim arrest of nightclub gunman

Authorities say detained Uzbek was acting on behalf of Isis

Luxottica and Essilor set their sights on connected vision

Ray-Ban owner and lens-maker plot growth through technology and new markets with merger

Larry Fink calls for Europe to bolster its capital markets

‘Excessive reliance’ on banks and insurers to fund growth hobbling region’s economy

Trump flexes muscle against pillars of postwar order

Incredulity and outrage in Germany, EU and Nato over president-elect’s rhetoric

Why Davos 2017 matters: 10 things to watch for

Xi’s visit, the globalisation conundrum and living with Trump loom large on agenda

Northern Ireland faces fresh elections on March 2

Region faces the most unpredictable poll in its devolved history

New Burberry CEO faces 6-month wait to take his coat off

Contract prevents Marco Gobbetti diving straight in at top of fashion group

Risk of outsourcing HMRC tax credit crackdown outweighed benefit

Role of third parties in public services questioned after contract fiasco, says NAO

Daily Mail deals blow to newspaper collaboration efforts

Publisher walks away from talks over joint advertising sales initiative

Syrian rebels agree to peace talks but fear consequences

Turkey and Russia put pressure on groups weakened after loss of Aleppo

UK news

UK healthcare spending to jump after election, warns watchdog

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

LSE dismisses report on moving clearing to Germany

UK exchange operator hits out at study commissioned by merger partner Deutsche Börse

UK faces criticism for apparently shifting stance on Israel

EU and Palestinian diplomats accuse government of trying to curry favour with Trump

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





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US protectionism before Trump



Gas v green: The great motor race



Gillian Tett on Trump and transparency



How pound swings on government speeches


How streaming saved the music industry

Spotify and Apple are making money for the big labels but technology is likely to change the equation again

Review Books

Review: ‘The New Turkey and its Discontents’

The nation’s citizens are its best democratic hope

Fingerprint theft points to digital danger

Japanese scientists fool biometric security system with off-the-shelf camera

Markets News

Stocks retreat as risk aversion grips markets

Sterling under pressure while gold and yen advance

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

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

Traders expect more big pound swings

UK PM’s Brexit speech is being weighed against Trump’s trade promise


WANdisco shares hit 18-month high on record bookings

Chief says results justify his return to UK software group after boardroom dispute

China tightens app store regulations

Mobile marketplaces told to register as Beijing acts against ‘illegal information’

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir-apparent

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

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