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President warns his opponents will suffer in 2020 election if they bring further probes

Platform aimed at tackling compliance issues to be used to validate payments

Race to succeed Draghi throws up fresh stimulus ideas from leading candidates

Authorities hope for a quiet Beijing as two sensitive dates approach

Four decades after Franco, and fuelled by resentment over Catalonia, Madrid’s two-party system has come apart

There is no viable path for new drugs, however valuable they are to society

In Peterborough, voters say they are fed up with the government’s faltering EU exit efforts

Social media group’s new campaign rules sparked fierce backlash among MEPs

Officials pressed to deliver justice after wave of sexual misconduct allegations

Mayor calls on Extinction Rebellion to let London get back to business

Heir to Safra banking dynasty bids to reshape skyline of UK capital

Life & Arts

A lack of land helped lift annual growth to 24% after presidential election

The Oxford professor on rising China, declining Britain — and the danger of Byzantine books

Pack away as much as you can — other people’s possessions are distracting

US News

Mueller report documents attempts by Trump associates and Russians to profit from 2016 election

Lakewood Church’s $60m ‘smiling pastor’ holds up worldly success as proof of God’s favour

450-page report details special counsel’s probe into Russian election meddling

Treasury secretary Mnuchin named in lawsuit claiming billions ‘siphoned’ from company

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Lakewood Church’s $60m ‘smiling pastor’ holds up worldly success as proof of God’s favour

Two books by Cass Sunstein to help win over the unconverted on the merits of nudge theory

The holder of this title until now would, for me, have been Muhammad Ali

Markets News

Regulators give nod to new tool that mimics active fund management

The key questions for investors in the week ahead

Unhedged buying of US bonds opens foreign investors to losses if dollar falls

Technology

Companies need to get ahead of the issue before regulators do

Social media group’s new campaign rules sparked fierce backlash among MEPs

Court of Appeal had held retailer responsible for leak caused by disgruntled employee

Life & Arts