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Private equity group that bought company for £1 faces questions over financing

Ian Lavery says public are being misled by avoiding saying second referendum

Liberal-National coalition on course to form government in contest opposition were hotly tipped to win

Disclosure is latest blow to reputation of aircraft manufacturer after fatal crashes

Many companies speak fine words about climate change but now need to take action

Marvellous range of Japan’s diverse art form shown off in latest catalogue

The Romanian prosecutor has taken on corruption at home. Can she do the same for the EU?

Supporters rally in Milan as hard right hopes for gains in European Parliament

Ex-leader was expected to run for president but says former aide will run in her place

Boom in meat and dairy substitutes sets up ‘battle for the centre of the plate’

Deal struck with Canada and Mexico and delays to EU and Japan levies

Life & Arts

Making a debut at one of the world’s greatest horticultural events is hard work

The game between Liverpool and Tottenham is a triumph of teamwork over ego

Forget the five-star dude ranch — deep in Patagonia, a new experience offers a glimpse of backwoods beauty and brutality

US News

Tumultuous listing tarnishes standing of Morgan Stanley’s Michael Grimes

Deal is the lender’s biggest since the 2008 financial crisis

President is a pariah in liberal circles at a time when he needs foreign investors

Farmers becoming more cautious about making major purchases, company says

Opinion

Highlights

Last of the great American modernists who learned his craft from Bauhaus giants

Stand-ups and sitcom stars are wise-cracking their way to high office. Is the joke on us?

Campaigner who fought to end unpaid internships is now seeking fairer access to jobs

Markets News

Beijing’s moves to relax access bring prospect of ‘incredible opportunity’ but also risk

Valuations dogged by complex corporate structures and sub-par standards of governance

California-based fund management group caught out by savage fourth-quarter downturn

Technology

Amazon backs Deliveroo, Huawei’s Plan B, smart border wall, Asus ZenFone 6

Smart, unscrupulous players are exploiting the vulnerabilities of our digital devices

If meal delivery costs continue to fall, growth in its popularity looks unstoppable

Life & Arts