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Bank reaches settlement in principle with shareholder action group

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‘We must take destiny into our own hands,’ warns German chancellor

Eurozone still needs ‘extraordinary amount of monetary support’, says ECB president

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Beleaguered lender set to fall short of regulatory threshold for reserves

The Short View James Kynge

The question for many fund managers boils down to party power versus debt pile

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Britain needs a strong chancellor with the power to kill off bad ideas

Case had raised questions about the effect of UK exit on citizens’ rights and other issues

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Board games face a rate of 28 per cent under new goods and services tax

Border town of Al-Tanf risks becoming international flashpoint

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Don McGahn moonlighted as a guitarist until President drew election expert to key role

Earth-i plans to launch a prototype satellite this year

UK general election

Gap between ruling party’s aspiration and achievement clear in schools and hospitals

Group of executives, ministers and civil servants to tackle loss of influence

Five surveys put Labour-Tory gap at between 6 and 14 points

UK News

High street likely casualty as one in four stores to shut, relocate or be remodelled

Long-running dispute relates to interest payments on a tax refund dating back 30 years

Oilfield services group wants to keep business put up for sale before tie-up agreed

Investment bank notches up 21 FTSE 100 clients as it gains market share from rivals

Opinion

Highlights

Ruben Östlund’s wry comedy-drama takes top prize in year dominated by middle-class crises

Three decades after Tokyo’s property bubble burst causing severe damage there are fears that Beijing faces a similar fate

An examination of the truth behind the country’s chocolate-box perfection

Markets News

Wider stocks caught between US record and volatile oil

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Sterling and the polls, bitcoin volatility and feel-good flows

Analysis Oil

This week saw the nations strengthen a union initially meant as a temporary move

Technology

The ‘winner takes all’ business model is not the best match for our digital futures

New smartphone sells rapidly at home as South Korean group moves past Note 7 debacle

Analysis Airlines

Other airlines have suffered similar woes that hit revenues and profits

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