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President accused of directing Michael Cohen to mislead Congress about Russia meeting

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Elon Musk says price tags for its cars must come down in order to drive sales

Announcement comes after visit to Washington by top North Korean aide

President’s approval rating slides as parties seek to avoid political fallout

Questions abound over how author will handle her finances as the world’s wealthiest woman

Bureaucrats are queueing at food banks rather than trendy eateries

2018 was first year the industry contracted since the financial crisis

CDU’s Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer signs joint letter urging UK to stay in EU

Streaming group hopes to push into hardware with new entertainment device

Board rewards the chief’s ‘outstanding individual performance’

Appointment comes as global audit market suffers series of high-profile scandals

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Agency that oversees mortgage giants discusses an end to government conservatorship

JPMorgan Chase boss receives a 5% increase from previous year

House speaker’s overseas visit and White House Davos delegation axed in funding stand-off

Tributes flow to late Vanguard founder and pioneer of passive investing industry

Opinion

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First scientific targets for healthy eating from sustainable agriculture

Technology could mean the days of the shoebox full of receipts are numbered

The LVMH group have placed every faith in Hedi Slimane to make Celine a €2bn business. As the designer unveils his first solo menswear show, Alexander Fury assesses the brand reboot so far

Markets News

The Long View Michael Mackenzie

Messy political saga is hitting sterling, stocks and UK’s economic reputation

Stocks fired by hopes for fresh president but doubts persist over pension reform

S&P 500 hits one-month high; Brent oil tests $63 a barrel

Technology

Company fires 29 workers after finding widespread embezzlement

Homelessness and opioid crisis grip US city while some blame tech for rise in inequality

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