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Talks at chancellor’s retreat billed as turning point in Russo-German relations

Julian Dunkerton urges people to demand vote on the outcome of Brexit negotiations

Autostrade says collapsed viaduct in Genoa can be replaced within eight months

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

Annual gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole will also be in focus

‘Secular monk’ stung by failures in Rwanda and Bosnia who never stopped working for peace

Former UBS trader who ran up $2.3bn loss is Ghanaian national

Worst floods in a century claim hundreds of lives, shutter international arport 

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

Hakan Samuelsson steps up calls to end trade war between US, China and Europe

Airline has yet to conclude labour agreements with any of the unions it recognises

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FT Magazine Joshua Chaffin

The news came via an HR email: my visa was expiring and could not be extended

The groundbreaking film offers a timely insight into how the world’s wealth is shifting eastward

The White House and Wall St powerbroker on race, his friends the Clintons and being a Beltway insider

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Analysis US retail

Chains look in hope to automated warehouses, same-day delivery and click-and-collect

Tractor maker says sales still climbing as farmers replace agricultural equipment

GE and Siemens lose market share in battle with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems

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Critics say the roots of the crisis lie in the sidelining of critics and the weakening of institutions

The Thai capital’s climate, food and friendly vibe make it a plum posting for an FT reporter

Extraordinary vocal talent whose songs epitomised black power and women’s liberation

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Annual gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole will also be in focus

Turkish lira back under pressure; Italian assets in retreat

Turkish markets have stabilised but appetite for taking a bet is limited

Technology

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

Google’s searching questions, Facebook’s rule book, smartphone addiction cures

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