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Rightwing alliance depends on small parties to form governing coalition

Comcast seen as potential buyer if telecoms group resolves to sell

Diplomats discuss new Brexit date as late as March 2020 but insist on tough conditions

Ride-hailing group to set out financial position in registration documents on Thursday

FT writers tell us the titles they are keeping as they declutter ahead of an office move

Policymakers expected to discuss growth prospects at central bank’s latest meeting

Athena Art Finance to be acquired by Soros-backed investment platform YieldStreet

Tumble last year in the lira placed pressure on Turkish lenders and companies

Premier League seeks clarity as state entity gains control of owner’s investment vehicle

Company echoes IBM’s move after they fall behind market leaders Amazon and Microsoft

Japanese project raises $102m from investors with plan to capture orbiting debris

Asia Pacific news

Former Nissan boss releases video blaming his downfall on ‘dirty game’ to oust him

Bears hit pause on world’s most shorted stock as popular two-way trade unwinds

Canberra criticised for not doing enough to secure release of Yang Hengjun

Bank customer opened account with suitcase containing £500,000 in cash

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From small-screen stars to global style plates, the most powerful characters have a costume to match

Record orders of $100bn for debut oil bond shine a light on Wall Street tactics

The streaming giants are investing in the continent’s television — creating gritty dramas with global appeal

Markets News

Stimulus programme from the European Central Bank has lifted supply but not demand

Natural gas oversupply and trade tensions have weighed on energy commodities

Oil major increases amount raised to $12bn after strong demand from US fund managers

Technology

Safety fears dog China’s car-hailing leader as new challengers threaten its dominance

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As the fantasy phenomenon reaches its conclusion, broadcasters bid to create TV’s new blockbuster

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The all-electric motorsport tapped into e-gaming and social media to attract young supporters

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