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Detention of Hong Konger threatens to spark diplomatic rift between Beijing and London

Boris Johnson’s campaign pledged to look at costs and benefits of project

Danish PM says she would still like to discuss ‘strategic co-operation’ in the Arctic with US

Billionaire Marc Rowan and his protégé Imran Siddiqui were two of Wall Street’s cleverest dealmakers. But then they fell out

Far-right president has surrounded himself with a turbulent mix of ideologues and pragmatists

Record-low rates trigger hunt for stimulus measures at Jackson Hole gathering

Surplus slumps on low tax receipts and higher Brexit spending

First sale of long maturity bonds with negative yield garners tepid investor interest

Democratic party sets out demands for possible deal with Five Star to exclude Salvini

Fears sovereign wealth investor could have upped exposure to shares at top of cycle

Release includes high-resolution driving footage labelled with 12m objects

Brexit

Senior Elysée official pushes back on Boris Johnson’s rejection of Irish ‘backstop’

FT analysis finds number of jobs created since EU referendum has fallen by 19 per cent

Ending free movement under a no-deal exit risks a repeat of the Windrush scandal

UK News

Gers economic report shows notional total narrowed to 7% of GDP in 2018-19

Jim McColl claims Ferguson Marine was ‘effectively expropriated’

Stelios Haji-Iannou dismisses bid as too low and urges investors to reject offer

Activist fund forces plumbing merchant to consider listing switch out of UK

Opinion

Highlights

Oxfam wants us to give up shopping for a month. Stella Tennant has taken the pledge. Will you?

Shorting debt is back on the agenda as investors bet global growth fears are overdone

London needs a more diverse pool of mediators to compete with the likes of Singapore

Markets News

Shorting debt is back on the agenda as investors bet global growth fears are overdone

Strong demand for Berlin Hyp deal underlines conundrum for banks and investors storing cash

Outflows rise amid concerns about Chinese economic growth and trade war with US

Technology

Release includes high-resolution driving footage labelled with 12m objects

Antitrust probe launched over concerns Libra coin could unfairly disadvantage rivals

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