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Prosecutors in New York’s southern district are poring over the president’s affairs

PM to meet Eurosceptic critics at her country residence after Tory MPs push for her to quit

John Elkann, scion of Italy’s Agnelli family, signals openness to mergers

Top bankers told deferred stock is on ‘no-sale’ list until Commerzbank talks resolved

Ankara’s role under pressure as political tension rises after refugee crisis

Public speaking is hard — and there may be extra pitfalls for those who deploy humour

Meat industry needs migrant labour at a time Washington’s rhetoric is hostile to outsiders

Watchdogs investigate bank over claims of ‘misleading’ analyst advice to short lira

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Beijing is refusing to concede on Washington’s demands that it ease curbs on tech companies

Chinese telecoms group reveals it spends $300m a year on academic partnerships

Ex-employees highlight data security issues from ‘archaic’ IT system and homeworking

Preliminary results tip pro-military PPRP to lead next government

Life & Arts

Potential buyers are drawn to the city’s vibrant culture and annual flat tax

The German politician on fighting for ‘Grexit’, clashing with Merkel — and what he thinks about austerity now

Bohemian rhapsody; the dawn of spring; portrait of a Russian spy and much more

US News

Ex-McKinsey managing director still has a bone to pick with Lloyd Blankfein

Prominent conservative is major supporter of president’s economic agenda

Political stars converge on small farm state seen as key for establishing momentum

Image sharing platform reveals jump in revenues and narrowing losses

Opinion

Highlights

The secret to dealing with new owners is to prepare them well for what to expect

Owen Matthews delves into KGB archives for Richard Sorge’s dramatic story

Stuttering economy lags EU peers as a trade and investment partner for Beijing

Markets News

Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead

Stocks lose almost 2%, Bunds turn negative and US Treasury yield curve goes inverted

The fashion jewellery market is increasingly turning to lab-grown stones

Technology

Ex-employees highlight data security issues from ‘archaic’ IT system and homeworking

Chinese telecoms group reveals it spends $300m a year on academic partnerships

Beijing is refusing to concede on Washington’s demands that it ease curbs on tech companies

Life & Arts