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Changing trading conditions and Brexit made the carmaker’s Swindon plant unsustainable

Economy added 167,000 jobs in final quarter of 2018 despite wider uncertainty

Plans campaign focused on a $15 minimum wage, Medicare for all and free college


Europe’s biggest bank warns on US-China tension in first results under chief John Flint 

Fashion designer’s career spanned seven decades


US founder of Moscow-based Baring Vostok was seen as savvy operator

Pro-Corbyn group pushes to use position as test bed for ‘radical municipal socialism’

Rebel warns that launch will heap greater pressure on Labour party ‘to change course’

Some opponents of no-deal want chancellor to take tougher stance as Commons vote looms

California leads challenge to circumventing of Congress on US-Mexico barrier funding

UK, France and Germany under pressure from Trump to repatriate militants

UK bakery chain expects higher full-year earnings after ‘exceptionally strong start’


System is fragmenting in similar ways in response to economic and social pressures


Pledges aim to calm fears over impact on food standards and import and export tariffs

EU regulators say the UK can function as an equivalent European market — but that could change

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KC-46 tanker project ran into more than a decade of glitches and delays

Think-tank calls for shift away from reliance on retail outlets

Officials say move could deliver £40 in additional government revenue for each £1 spent



‘Out of the Gobi’ recalls a harrowing time in China’s recent history

Agriculture risks emissions backlash while alternative meat groups face labelling blocks

Large property groups buy up rivals’ soured loans, accelerating sector consolidation

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Agricultural lender Norinchukin, burnt a decade ago by debt products, piles back in

Rally is tempting money managers to make more bullish bets on crude


State-backed groups have escalated espionage activity amid trade tensions, says CrowdStrike

The secret to winning: spend less.

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