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Japanese official says carmaker’s ties to Tokyo will help in ‘a Japan-France clash’

European Commission highlights ‘particularly serious non-compliance’ with fiscal rules

Decision comes after successful push by western countries to thwart Moscow’s candidate

British government warns Gulf state verdict in case of Matthew Hedges puts relations at risk

US president plays down Khashoggi death and possible role of Mohammed bin Salman

Tech-led sell-off feels like the start of new era for equities

US futures point to Nasdaq rebound and resource stocks also recover

Summit communiqué uses softer language than previous years

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Splits on Gibraltar and fishing as PM opens talks with Juncker on future partnership

Retailer to shift focus to city centres rather than out-of-town locations

Crispin Odey’s bets on falling stocks helped his fund gain 7% last month

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Recruitment by social network comes as scrutiny of technology groups intensifies

Choice of Fed governor Quarles to chair FSB aims to foster Washington’s engagement

Formidable negotiator Robert Lighthizer could make or break chance of US-China deal

Gap eyes ‘hundreds’ of store closures as earnings disappoint before Black Friday

Opinion

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Government websites offer little useful advice, so who should travellers turn to?

Known as ‘Annie’, new software aims to relocate migrants to maximise their job prospects

The Croatian start-up is supplying batteries and powertrains to the big car brands

Markets News

Oil prices also bounce but mood remains cautious as growth concerns reverberate

Hopes for resolution or pause in trade tensions when Trump and Xi meet in Buenos Aires

Call to raise output coincides with rising concerns among producers about oversupply

Technology

Video Technology sector

The iPhone maker has shed $265bn of market value since its peak

FT Magazine Gillian Tett

The true impact of social media? Economists are approaching the question from a different angle

Social media group argues British data were not shared with the firm

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