Cameron and Miliband should go head-to-head

The PM should agree to a direct TV debate with the Labour leader

Good news at last from the eurozone

The European Central Bank should push on with quantitative easing

Nieto’s reforming of mordant Mexico

Economic programme should shift its focus to the rule of law

City avoids Brexit from trading in euros

ECB must stop trying to wrest financial activity away from London

Netanyahu’s brazen challenge to Obama

Israeli leader has shown more courage than wisdom in Washington

In defence of BoE cosy fireside chats

The Bank of England cannot manage markets while standing aloof

Case for blocking Russia in the North Sea

The UK is right to take no chances with Fridman’s gasfield deal

Budget that bodes well for Indian growth

Modi’s government must now ensure effective implementation

Madness of non-dom tax system

This egregious situation lets the wealthiest enjoy privileges without paying their fair dues

Murder in the shadows of the Kremlin

Nemtsov’s killing is another downwards lurch in culture of political violence

Miliband’s misplaced move on tuition fees

UK university funding is still imperfect. Labour would make it worse

Syriza and Europe must be patient

Both can overcome mutual suspicion to work towards a fuller deal

Fight or flight will be UK’s defence choice

Further cuts in the military budget would erode its global standing

Google shapes up for journey to adulthood

An overdue reorganisation should help it assuage European concerns

Yellen’s ‘patient’ retreat from zero rates

Fed chair is right to be open-minded about the turn in the US cycle

HSBC questions left unanswered

Bank’s bosses failed to explain convincingly their previous actions

The case for forging an EU energy union

Commission blueprint must mark a new drive to harmonise policies

Rifkind’s exit shows the system works

Alternative careers for MPs are better than a political monoculture

HSBC and problem of managing mega banks

Pinning responsibilities on bosses is a way to check pointless scale

Turkish democracy on path to police state

Erdogan’s power grab is diminishing the global reputation of the country

Tories’ crass new plan to fight extremism

May should scrap idea that visa applicants sign up to ‘British values’

Scrappy deal keeps Greece from the wolves

Athens and the eurogroup must improve the way they negotiate

EU must act in unison against Russia

In the face of Putin’s aggression, the 28-member bloc has to stand firm

Higher wages finally come to Walmart

Employers will need to rethink labour policies in tighter markets

Obama’s muddled stance in war against Isis

Defeat in Congress would hand propaganda victory to America’s foes


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