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Peripheral bonds sell off after confidence motion called against Rajoy while Rome bickers

Truce village talks aim to get historic June meeting back on track

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says UK must ‘look the reality of the EU in the face’

$47bn acquisition moves forward after Trump intervenes on behalf of ZTE

Confidence is booming but China’s graft crackdown and Brexit fears test business

Money talks, so alumni should demand action on university access in return

Some scientists sceptical that symptoms felt by embassy staff were caused by high-tech weapons

Tehran seeks economic package from Europe over US abandoning accord

Disgraced former film mogul has faced sexual abuse allegations from dozens of women

Rush to comply with data deadline also triggers crash at UK regulator

Some big names of politics reach out to Russia and try to patch links

Sleep: a special issue

Biologist and narcoleptic Henry Nicholls explores what happens when sleep goes wrong

From weighted blankets to pillow spray, Emma Jacobs puts the latest sleep aids to the test

Are our night-time visions a window into the mind or a form of biological housekeeping?

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Stacey Cunningham started on the floor and broke through the glass ceiling

Autonomous vehicle’s sensors failed to recognise woman crossing road with bike

Construction slowdown exacerbates effect of strong demand in the American west

Agreement with Blackstone-owned GSO comes after Hovnanian refinancing provoked furore



Bet on nightlife venue pays off as Soho House entrepreneur pushes ‘accessible glamour’

The sport is ‘well positioned to increase in value’, F1 boss Chase Carey tells the FT

Intelligence sharing sits outside EU structures but UK worries over access to databases

Markets News

Peripheral bonds sell off after confidence motion called against Rajoy while Rome bickers

Rise of up to 1m barrels a day expected to fill gap left by Venezuela and Iran

Investors are demanding more than emergency interest rate rises to stay in the country


Teens are hooked by the battle royale format and ubiquity on smartphones

Barclays explores merger, Deutsche job cuts, Amazon, Zuckerberg and Marks and Spencer

UK financial watchdog investigates 24 companies and 7 whistleblower reports

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