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Beverage and snacks group looks to continue health-conscious strategy for growth

Analyst acts after concluding funding for a buyout was not ‘secured’

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Battle with Tencent for market share in China has erased profitability

Italian government knew of structure’s weaknesses before collapse but did nothing to limit traffic

Bitcoin, the original and most valuable crypto, has plummeted from $19,000 to $6,000-$8,000

Spending is up, but concern is growing over credit quality and profitability

‘I want some form of justice — he wronged me’

Deal ends dispute that had disrupted the state-owned oil company’s exports

Country received €289bn of loans over eight years as economy collapsed

iPhone maker drops gambling apps amid accusations of failing to filter illegal material

President in fresh attack on inquiry over Russian interference in 2016 election

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London-based portal is backed by Chinese ecommerce group JD.com

Bets against the carmaker’s shares have been lucrative since Musk’s buyout plan tweet

Price inflation has been a recurring theme of US second-quarter earnings briefings

Release of plans coincides with rally in West Virginia heartland ahead of midterm elections

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Once a model of economic development, the country now worries Chinese competition will cause a long-term slowdown

A personal memoir of the fake news crisis in British and American journalism

Technology is helping to fight fraud, improve marking systems and support teachers

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Technology

Analyst acts after concluding funding for a buyout was not ‘secured’

updated

Appreciating humour may be vital for future co-operation between humans and machines

Bank of England economist says disruption will be more intense than industrial revolution

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