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Shareholders of electric car company Tesla approved a compensation package potentially worth $2.6bn (£1.8bn) for chief executive Elon Musk on Wednesday, though by a...

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‘We are all at risk’: Theresa May to seek ‘shoulder to...

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Republican concedes to Democrat in state Trump won by 20 points...

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‘Severe’ Government budget cuts hit rural communities and wildlife, Lords report...

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