Google has overhauled a central piece of technology it is building to replace advertising cookies, and the owner of 7-Eleven is facing investor calls to split up. Plus, the FT’s Rome correspondent, Amy Kazmin, explains why Italy is having such a hard time finding someone who can be prime minister if Mario Draghi is elected president. 

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Google changes course on cookies plans following advertising industry backlash

7-Eleven owner faces investor calls to split up

The Draghi dilemma: Italian presidential election risks turbulence

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