The US aviation regulator has blocked Boeing from expanding production of its most popular plane, the fight between Poland’s Donald Tusk and Andrzej Duda heats up, a research group forecasts 56% of total US fund assets will be passively managed by 2027, the French government presses the UK to help fill a multibillion-pound hole in nuclear projects, and Israel is creating a buffer zone within Gaza.

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