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Start-up plans to use information strips it calls ‘threads’ to bring medical advances

Vestager questions how US tech giant tries to identify ‘new big thing’

Only 4 Republicans back censure of US president for telling congresswomen to ‘go back’

Ministers to discuss minimum company tax and cryptocurrencies at meeting in Chantilly

A bank once owned by oligarch Igor Kolomoisky is set to be a defining issue for the new president

Instagram influencers have broken into the personal brand market led by superstar artists

Maritime analysts warn of escalation into dangerous confrontation in disputed waters

Wells Fargo shares fall, Goldman Sachs rises as investors focus on Fed’s impact

Fund manager who called subprime mortgage crisis predicts US rates will touch zero

Washington’s FX policy has oscillated between heavy interventions and benign neglect

Alpha JWC raced to fund south-east Asian success stories ahead of rivals

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Fitch lowers rating for debt of eyebrow cosmetics specialist Anastasia Beverly Hills

Health experts connect debut of 13 Reasons Why with rise in deaths

US lawmakers label social group ‘dangerous’ and cryptocurrency a ‘crazy experiment’

Cash injection for state oil company to help build a new refinery and lift production

Opinion

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Four new books examine the leader’s hold over the vast nation through the lens of history

Fast growth for products such as yoghurt and cheese alternatives

Apart from China and India, there is little sign that developing economies are converging with the developed world

Markets News

Washington’s FX policy has oscillated between heavy interventions and benign neglect

Fund manager who called subprime mortgage crisis predicts US rates will touch zero

Fast growth for products such as yoghurt and cheese alternatives

Technology

Consumers who switched are disappointed by weak connections and lack of content

Start-up plans to use information strips it calls ‘threads’ to bring medical advances

The FT’s Kiran Stacey reports on Big Tech’s day in Washington

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