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Australia targets vaccine nationalism and carbon tariffs on European tour

Matsuyama’s golf triumph is also Japan’s

India’s rupee tumbles as new Covid wave threatens recovery

Follow our live coronavirus coverage: ✈️The Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens on MondayGB UK pubs and restaurants have warned of looming staff shortages HK Hong Kong’s airport has reported a year-on-year drop in passengers of 89.9% Read more:

Sinn Féin's leader has apologised for the IRA’s assassination of Lord Mountbatten more than 40 years ago

A dozen of Europe’s wealthiest football clubs have agreed to join a breakaway 'Super League' competition

Consumers around the world have stockpiled an extra $5.4tn of savings since Covid-19 began, paving the way for a strong rebound in spending

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Opinion: While the parallels between sport and business are well-trodden, the elevation of positive management examples such as John Mosley has taken a long time to become mainstream, writes @senoj_erialc 

Coming only five months before a national election, the Wirecard inquiry could shape Germany's political debate for weeks to come

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FT View: Authorities in Hong Kong have lost popular legitimacy and so have resorted instead to police rule. With no political resolution, the police are expected to govern what has become an ungovernable city. An escalation of the violence is inevitable.

Donald Trump’s debt totals at least $1.1bn. Should he win re-election, about $900m of it will come due during his second term

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TikTok and WeChat will be removed from all US app stores from Sunday, according to a Trump executive order

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Edward Luce spoke with dozens of officials to discover what went wrong in Donald Trump’s first real crisis — and found a president who ignored increasingly urgent intelligence warnings and dismissed anyone who claimed to know more than him

‘Jacob Rees-Mogg you're right. You don't need to visit the border... you need to have lived here.’ Belfast-born actor Stephen Rea explores the real impact of Brexit and the uncertainty of the future of the Irish border in a short film written by Clare Dwyer Hogg.

Opinion: Argentine President Mauricio Macri has lost touch with reality, and that may have scared markets even more than the prospect of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s return.

Opinion: At least 1m people in Britain are estimated to have lost their jobs since March. Dominic Cummings is not one of them. That’s all you need to know about this week in British politics

What happened to Jack Ma? Since the tech billionaire annoyed Chinese President Xi Jinping last year, he has almost vanished. But his disappearance is a sign of something much bigger

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The Catalan election results make it clear: the independence movement has won. Now comes the hard part

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