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Questions grow over outsourcing IT systems and response to weekend chaos

Intensive investigation continues with 14 men now in custody

Bank reaches settlement in principle with shareholder action group

Anti-Trump, pro-EU speech was designed equally for domestic consumption

10 days to go: why Corbyn’s historic remarks matter

Britain needs a strong chancellor with the power to kill off bad ideas

Rebuff for activist investor raises prospect of PPG going hostile with €27bn bid

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Eurozone still needs ‘extraordinary amount of monetary support’, says ECB president

Beleaguered lender set to fall short of regulatory threshold for reserves

New homes in the 20,000-strong Nine Elms development are putting pressure on prices

Case had raised questions about the effect of UK exit on citizens’ rights and other issues

UK general election

Even rock-solid majority of firebrand Dennis Skinner falls within scope of Conservatives

Gap between ruling party’s aspiration and achievement clear in schools and hospitals

Group of executives, ministers and civil servants to tackle loss of influence

UK News

High street likely casualty as one in four stores to shut, relocate or be remodelled

Long-running dispute relates to interest payments on a tax refund dating back 30 years

Oilfield services group wants to keep business put up for sale before tie-up agreed

Investment bank notches up 21 FTSE 100 clients as it gains market share from rivals

Opinion

Highlights

Ruben Östlund’s wry comedy-drama takes top prize in year dominated by middle-class crises

Three decades after Tokyo’s property bubble burst causing severe damage there are fears that Beijing faces a similar fate

An examination of the truth behind the country’s chocolate-box perfection

Markets News

Wider stocks caught between US record and volatile oil

Sterling and the polls, bitcoin volatility and feel-good flows

Analysis Oil

This week saw the nations strengthen a union initially meant as a temporary move

Technology

The ‘winner takes all’ business model is not the best match for our digital futures

New smartphone sells rapidly at home as South Korean group moves past Note 7 debacle

Analysis Airlines

Other airlines have suffered similar woes that hit revenues and profits

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