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NCA opens case into limited liability partnership and warns of ‘route for money laundering’

Senior minister suggests prime minister could have to rewrite her Chequers Brexit plan

Moscow says Washington ‘playing with fire’ as Beijing calls on America to revoke action

Tensions have grown as company has demanded a more conservative approach

How Italian Riccardo Tisci is trying to set a new course beyond check and trenchcoats

FT Alphaville Brendan Greeley

An Alphaville investigation on the law of abandoned vessels.

Macron insists job market is improving but new positions are also the most precarious

Donald Trump’s former attorney speaks to special counsel about election meddling

Iran sanctions spur buyers to lock-in prices while producers scale back contracts

Sellers claim group’s data collection gives it ‘huge advantage’ as EU launches probe

Home-made passports and unpaid parking fines for radicals who reject federal state

US News

López Obrador’s team has started to back away from its promises of cutbacks

US bank says reduction will be made over the next three years

A US Senate seat that has not gone Democrat in 30 years is suddenly competitive

Alexa-connected cookers on the menu as company unveils latest voice-controlled gadgets

Opinion

Undercover Economist Tim Harford

The Ig Nobels glory in weird ideas that often turn out to pay a dividend

Highlights

The hedge fund guru dissects the big debt meltdowns by converting a sprawling issue into a clear-cut process of cause and effect

In a polarised Greece, classical writers are being weaponised by right and left

Special Report Impact Investing

A generational shift towards impact investing will test the financial industry’s mettle

Markets News

Shanghai and Shenzhen blue-chips are largely insulated from impact of US tariffs

Investors pour $14.5bn in past week into equity funds at fastest pace since March

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Technology

Luxury technology company aims to raise $885m to fuel growth and possible acquisitions

US payment group’s buyout of Swedish start-up faces threat of more detailed probe

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