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Markets take fright as US presidential vote looms

Wall Street's "fear index" jumped on Tuesday as investors digested the latest poll figures for the United States presidential election, which saw an increase in support for Donald Trump. Volatility in shares reached close to the level seen after the UK's vote to leave the European Union. Also today, as bosses at Air France discuss a plan for the airline's future, we find out what it's like to be a pilot at the French carrier.