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China’s economy grew slightly faster than expected in the three months to March, official figures released Wednesday showed. The economy expanded at 6.4% in the first quarter from a year earlier, ahead of a Reuters forecast of 6.3%. Beijing has taken steps to boost its slowing economy, including tax...

The former chief executive of the carmaker Volkswagen has been charged in Germany over his involvement in the company’s diesel emissions scandal. The...

A top cyber-security official has said Huawei’s “shoddy” engineering practices mean its mobile network equipment could be banned from...

China’s manufacturing sector unexpectedly returned to growth in March, a private survey showed. The Caixin/Markit survey rose to 50.8 in March from...

Tesla’s shipments of its Model 3 electric car to China have been stymied after custom authorities suspended clearance of the vehicle. Clearance...

The biggest shareholder in Eurostar has sought to allay fears that Brexit might hit – or even halt – the cross-Channel train service. Guillaume...

A day after Amazon announced it would abandon controversial plans to build a new campus in New York City, the neighbourhood selected for the expansion...

The government has axed its no-deal Brexit contract with a ferry company which had no ships, after the Irish company backing the deal pulled out. The...

The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 304,000 jobs in January, official figures have shown. The figure was far in excess of economists’...

US billionaire Jeff Bezos has put up his New Shepard space vehicle from Texas again, carrying a suite of Nasa experiments to an altitude of 107km. The...