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Western leaders demand Riyadh say more on fate of Saudi journalist

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Combination will create one of the world’s largest components makers

Big banks have best summer for equities revenues since 2009

Warning comes as Trump administration tries to halt Tehran’s crude exports

Democrats work to reverse decline in African-American turnout since Obama era

Likely election of far-right candidate reflects genuine desire for reform

Italy to respond to Brussels criticism amid threat of credit downgrade

Decline to worsen for some malls but others poised to benefit from higher rents

Donald Trump has promised a hard line on the human caravan from Honduras that is heading north

Asia investment banking co-heads moved from management job to ‘chairmen’ role

Government under mounting pressure on economy after sharp fall in rial

Life & Arts

Area already offers seclusion but a developer hopes to make a big noise in the woods

In the space of five years, Mikkel Borg Bjergso has opened bars from San Francisco to the Faroes and spawned a growing lifestyle brand

‘This is not crazed foraging but a thoughtful use of the best local ingredients’

US News

Hedge fund supremo stumbles with bet on US department store chain

Head of Cleveland-Cliffs lashes out at Wall Street analysts after shares fall

Shares plunge in Arkansas lender that has backed developments as far away as New York

Trump’s cap on state and local deductions causes anguish on campaign trail

Opinion

Highlights

The fall of the once-mighty SPD holds lessons for socialist parties across Europe

After initially getting the creeps, FT correspondent Robin Wigglesworth discovered the city’s charms

Blighted by corruption and ignored by regional allies and the US under Trump, some warn of ‘total chaos’ to come

Markets News

Fears are growing of a contagion in Europe and worries continue over Asian stocks

The Long View Michael Mackenzie

Unloved value stocks will shine but you’ll have to wait for the next recession

Cut comes as Italy lodged in row with Brussels over budget plans

Technology

Your FT guide to this week’s big events

Investment group’s venture capital fund beats target as investors hunt for returns

One reason for failing trust is people do not see their lives reflected in figures

Life & Arts