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‘He is an embarrassment,’ says one foreign ministry source. ‘He never used to have these opinions, so the big question is whether he is an incredible opportunist.’ https://on.ft.com/2IG6TUB
‘He is an embarrassment,’ says one foreign ministry source. ‘He never used to have these opinions, so the big question is whether he is an incredible opportunist.’

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Not long ago, Chinese investors were storming Manhattan’s property market, paying out record sums for trophy buildings. Now they’re fleeing. https://on.ft.com/2N9s45S
Not long ago, Chinese investors were storming Manhattan’s property market, paying out record sums for trophy buildings. Now they’re fleeing.

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Andrew Bailey’s hearing on Tuesday will address concerns over the main UK financial regulator’s effectiveness. But it is also being watched as an audition to lead the Bank of England. https://on.ft.com/2Na1qKd
Andrew Bailey’s hearing on Tuesday will address concerns over the main UK financial regulator’s effectiveness. But it is also being watched as an audition to lead the Bank of England.

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While less than 1 per cent of Britain’s population studied at Oxford and Cambridge universities, graduates comprise nearly two thirds of the senior judiciary and half of all cabinet ministers and permanent secretaries. https://on.ft.com/2IIh5MF
While less than 1 per cent of Britain’s population studied at Oxford and Cambridge universities, graduates comprise nearly two thirds of the senior judiciary and half of all cabinet ministers and permanent secretaries.

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The Alphabet subsidiary’s proposals include smart traffic lights that measure how quickly pedestrians cross the road and ‘dynamic curbs’ that widen or shrink according to traffic. https://on.ft.com/2NdFmhJ
The Alphabet subsidiary’s proposals include smart traffic lights that measure how quickly pedestrians cross the road and ‘dynamic curbs’ that widen or shrink according to traffic.

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Boris Johnson’s new plan came after a previous proposal to cut income tax for higher earners and rich pensioners drew heavy criticism. https://on.ft.com/2NbWioY
Boris Johnson’s new plan came after a previous proposal to cut income tax for higher earners and rich pensioners drew heavy criticism.

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Frictions are rising between the US and India over issues ranging from trade protectionism to New Delhi’s purchase of a Russian air defence system. https://on.ft.com/2NdD821
Frictions are rising between the US and India over issues ranging from trade protectionism to New Delhi’s purchase of a Russian air defence system.

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Japan’s draft G20 communiqué omits the phrase ‘global warming’ and downplays the Paris climate accord, in possible deference to the US. https://on.ft.com/2IFdBdA
Japan’s draft G20 communiqué omits the phrase ‘global warming’ and downplays the Paris climate accord, in possible deference to the US.

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In interviews with 14 Shenzhen residents, many described learning about Hong Kong’s protests through word of mouth or online, where photos were posted upside down to slip through censors’ algorithms. https://on.ft.com/2NaYHA2
In interviews with 14 Shenzhen residents, many described learning about Hong Kong’s protests through word of mouth or online, where photos were posted upside down to slip through censors’ algorithms.

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In his first interview about Instagram’s business strategy, Adam Mosseri outlined plans to allow the app’s 1bn users to buy goods directly on the platform. ‘We can unlock a lot of value from everyone involved.’ https://on.ft.com/2Nds9pj
In his first interview about Instagram’s business strategy, Adam Mosseri outlined plans to allow the app’s 1bn users to buy goods directly on the platform. ‘We can unlock a lot of value from everyone involved.’

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Donald Trump’s new sanctions will prevent top Iranian officials, including Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader, from accessing financial instruments https://on.ft.com/2IFI4Ip https://on.ft.com/2IFI4Ip
Donald Trump’s new sanctions will prevent top Iranian officials, including Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader, from accessing financial instruments https://on.ft.com/2IFI4Ip

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Donald Trump’s new sanctions will prevent top Iranian officials, including Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader, from accessing financial instruments. https://on.ft.com/2IHTeMW
Donald Trump’s new sanctions will prevent top Iranian officials, including Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader, from accessing financial instruments.

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As the candidate to be next the British PM forms a broad coalition with both pro-Europeans and Eurosceptics, the sensitive topic of Brexit has showed that there are cracks in his strategy — and it will be almost impossible to please both groups. https://on.ft.com/2IGrJ6j
As the candidate to be next the British PM forms a broad coalition with both pro-Europeans and Eurosceptics, the sensitive topic of Brexit has showed that there are cracks in his strategy — and it will be almost impossible to please both groups.

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Erdogan has a few options: drop unorthodox ideas, restore central bank independence and rebuild relations with the west. https://on.ft.com/2IGh6k3
Erdogan has a few options: drop unorthodox ideas, restore central bank independence and rebuild relations with the west.

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The group, which includes George Soros, has spoken as economic inequality is emerging as one of the main issues of the 2020 election. https://on.ft.com/2IEETRs
The group, which includes George Soros, has spoken as economic inequality is emerging as one of the main issues of the 2020 election.

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Robert Shrimsley: Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions about the argument he had with his partner, insisting it is not what people really want to hear about. He is right — there are more important questions to ask of a presumptive UK prime minister. https://on.ft.com/2N7QkVT
Robert Shrimsley: Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions about the argument he had with his partner, insisting it is not what people really want to hear about. He is right — there are more important questions to ask of a presumptive UK prime minister.

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A political gamble by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan backfired spectacularly as the opposition won a resounding victory in the re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election. https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes/videos/353264145354372/
A political gamble by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan backfired spectacularly as the opposition won a resounding victory in the re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election.

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When opponents of a scientifically-proven health intervention like vaccination threaten progress, we need to stand together, writes Myriam Sidibe, a senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School. https://on.ft.com/2IGcL0q
When opponents of a scientifically-proven health intervention like vaccination threaten progress, we need to stand together, writes Myriam Sidibe, a senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School.

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We asked our readers to name the best books of 2019 so far. Here's what you said. https://on.ft.com/2N6bvb1
We asked our readers to name the best books of 2019 so far. Here's what you said.

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Huawei is China’s dominant 5G supplier, but it uses US technology for this. And access to this tech may run out by the end of the year. https://on.ft.com/2IFAf5H
Huawei is China’s dominant 5G supplier, but it uses US technology for this. And access to this tech may run out by the end of the year.

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