Are you my surreal dad? Salvador Dali to be exhumed in paternity case

A fortune teller claims to be the artist’s only child, setting the scene for a complicated exhumation of his remains, buried in an elaborate tomb

We want our money back — all €100bn of it, France tells UK

Britain has only just acknowledged the need for a financial settlement — but the amount is sure to prove a sticking point in Brexit talks

Indebted Britain to scrap credit card charges

The change could hurt consumers who use cash as companies raise prices to compensate for losses

France’s military chief resigns after clash with Macron over budget cuts

President Emmanuel Macron moves quickly to replace old-guard general, who declared budget cuts will endanger France amid rising jihadist attacks

Eighth man at Russia meeting once investigated for money laundering

Ike Kaveladze is ‘the poster child’ for using shell corporations and bank accounts to allow foreigners to secretly move money into the US, ...

Theresa May hopes new business advisory group will allow for easier Brexit

May is seeking allies as she seeks to reassert her authority over her weakened minority Tory government, while also pushing for a good Brexit deal in Brussels

Is London’s housing bull run coming to an end?

Market commentators predict what might happen next in the city’s £1.6-trillion housing market

Angela Merkel blasts arrest of German activist by Turkey as ‘unjustified’

A court in Turkey orders six human rights activists — including Amnesty International’s Turkey director — to remain in custody

Bank of England unveils new £10 note featuring Jane Austen

The plastic note is more durable and harder to forge; a new £20 note will be launched in 2020

Fifa’s second-highest ranking official is arrested

The arrest of the head of Spain’s soccer federation has thrown leadership in the country into disarray a year before the next World Cup

Brexit negotiators to tackle nuclear co-operation and residency rights

The technical details of the divorce will be on the table as UK Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to silence public sparring among her ministers

Russia threatens to retaliate if US does not return diplomat compounds

The two country houses seized by Obama have become a litmus test of Trump’s promise to reset relations between the two countries

UK needs ‘staged Brexit’ over jobs

Financial sector firms are moving parts of businesses overseas amid frustration at lack of clarity over deal, London policy chief says

Renault’s product offensive into China and Iran pays off, lifting first-half sales

‘Our strategy of range renewal and geographical expansion continues to produce results,’ says Renault sales chief Thierry Koskas

Divorce settlement a key talking point as divided UK enters Brexit negotiations

One key early advance EU officials hope for is that Britain will stop challenging the principle that it will owe Brussels money

Macron accepts ‘stark truth’ of historic Jewish persecution in France

The French president acknowledges not a single German took part in the Nazi-era round-up of 13,000 French Jews

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