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Party’s environmental policy document pledges to reverse Cameron-era ban

Sacha Romanovitch says ‘small cadre’ cannot accept a short-term profit hit at audit firm

Tehran reverts to old tactic of selling in secret as economic pressure grows

Strong markets boost groups but McKinsey questions ability to sustain growth

The sexual assault claim against Brett Kavanaugh could impact on the way women vote in November’s midterms

The patriarch on Macron’s time at Rothschild, almost merging with Lehman — and why he’s inspired by the coach of Les Bleus

Foreign minister accuses US and others in the region of links to the attack

Acquisition would lift assets under management to more than $1tn

Russian oligarch has a further three weeks to negotiate a reprieve from Treasury

Former French president suggests Delhi forced Dassault to deal with tycoon Anil Ambani

Tie-up between rivals would put pressure on UK market leader Just Eat

Life and Arts

The elusive but reassuring nature of his abstract paintings and sculptures belies an artist fuelled by social outrage

Plans for new cities include temperature-controlled pavements and self-sorting refuse chutes — but can too much order be a bad thing?

A timely account of Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition to find a way through the Northwest Passage

UK News

John McDonnell pledges to overhaul sector and end what he describes as a ‘cartel’

Party’s conference has traditional air despite attempts to woo Tommy Robinson supporters

Government awards £500,000 to enable 5 organisations to launch schemes to assist women

Analysis Banks

Memo from whistleblowing executives questions group’s commitment to the unit

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The vice-president seeks advice to defuse trade tension but struggles to understand Trump

Mariam Claeson, Coke and cannabis, the toxic school run

The brains behind the British Library

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Pound on course for biggest one-day fall in nearly a year on fears of no-deal Brexit

Investors prepare for creation of new ‘communications’ sector

Sterling extends slide after May speech

Technology

London-based start-up is first European tech ‘unicorn’ to go public since Adyen doubled in price

Plans for new cities include temperature-controlled pavements and self-sorting refuse chutes — but can too much order be a bad thing?

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