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

Officials pressed to deliver justice after wave of sexual misconduct allegations

Authorities hope for a quiet Beijing as two sensitive dates approach

Incumbent Petro Poroshenko faces tough challenge in presidential run-off

There is something potent in the experience of having a best friend at work

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

Mueller report portrays White House as hotbed of anger and dysfunction

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

Norway’s $7.5bn divestiture raises questions for others over dependence on fossil fuel

‘Barbelling’ sees clients move to either cheap, simple funds or pricey, high-octane ones

Fears raised on lack of oversight in sensitive areas of academic collaboration

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

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

Breached accounts found to have used easy-to-guess passwords such as 123456

STATSports secures star investors as it takes on Apple, Fitbit and Garmin

Life & Arts