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Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who alleged she was taken to the airport against her will, is 'safe', according to Olympic officials

Robinhood's stock market fell short of expectations — what happened?

Opinion: We may think the western world is run via an obvious chain of command, but this is not the only way that influence works, writes Vicky Ward

Good morning, Europe. While you were sleeping, this was our most read story

Hedge funds are looking at buying into private companies as a way to bypass overcrowded IPOs

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FT Exclusive: After revelations about the UK’s ruling party and its secretive club for Tory donors, the Labour party has called for names of those involved in the club to be published

The worst violence since the end of apartheid has left at least 300 dead and exposed vicious political rivalries and racial tensions in South Africa

Opinion: UBS not only stands out as the biggest beneficiary of extreme wealth, it is also among the most vocal critics. It has been pushing the line of wanting to address inequality for years

Opinion: The pandemic is painful and exhausting but it has also triggered changes that must be made to endure, writes the FT's @pilitaclark 

Big brands are joining the multibillion-dollar plant-based milk trade. But amid conflicting claims over environmental benefits, traditional dairy is still top of the table in turnover. Find out more from our FT Food Revolution series here:

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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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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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Breaking news: The White House is pushing for a meeting with the World Anti-Doping Agency to discuss loosening restrictions on the use of cannabis by athletes. Here's why 👇

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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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Colombia produces more cocaine now than it did in the early 1990s when drug cartel leader Pablo Escobar was at the height of his notoriety

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Despite a rise in vaccinations, Covid-19 cases are surging. Why are fully vaccinated people still testing positive for the virus?

The Brazilian real is already the worst performing currency in the world this year, but analysts and investors warn it could still fall further

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