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Company’s own product increases kept to a minimum due to its broad supply chain

President’s move steers US away from immediate trade clash with EU and Japan

Elwell says aircraft maker should have put more information in pilot manuals

Monthly bond offloads were heaviest in more than two years ahead of fractious trade talks

Middle class grows more insecure as social mobility slows

French president’s party faces risk of losing to Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National

Avocado and tomato prices heading up on supply worries

Washington withdraws employees from Iraq and Germany suspends military training as US-Iran tensions rise

Many major carriers had already pulled out of the crisis-racked country

Capital spending cut back as office space group encounters institutional investor scepticism

Investigators target 8 wealthy clients of former Deutsche Bank offshore unit

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White House cites ‘freedom of expression’ concerns in rejecting global push over terrorist content

Economists fear households and retailers face mounting burden as prospect of rising tariffs mounts

‘Rabbit’ sale knocks David Hockney from the top spot for living artists

US presidential contenders face a conundrum as trade war intensifies

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Beijing to unveil a strengthened version of its cyber security regulatory regime

How the aims of the nation’s leaders cast fresh light on a period from the 1600s to the Nazis

Hollywood’s everygirl who added dramatic flair to vocal panache

Markets News

Lenders say additional disclosures required would be cumbersome to provide and of little value

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Decision by CFTC could open door for more moves to slow down derivatives market

Technology

Programs can crunch the data on your computer use to assess productivity

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US companies will need to apply for licences to sell to Chinese telecom equipment maker

Capital spending cut back as office space group encounters institutional investor scepticism

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