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Andy Haldane, Mo Ibrahim, Howard Shore, Lenny Feder and ex-PM of France François Fillon

Holliday brings green conscience to Shell

Former Bank of America chairman was early advocate of sustainability

Lower oil price top of Holliday’s in-tray

New Shell chairman may also be helpful engaging with campaigners

Russia and Ukraine reach gas deal

Agreement forestalls potential winter energy crisis for Europe

Bad news keeps coming for Barclays

In and out of reputational rehab, the UK bank has produced three nasty surprises in two days

Former Alstom UK manager to be charged

Robert Hallet stands accused of bribing Indian officials

Alcatel-Lucent: blade runner

Cost cuts are taking hold, at last

Alcatel-Lucent cuts fixed costs faster

Shares up 15% as two-thirds of €1bn goal is reached

Russia and Ukraine close to gas deal

EU-brokered agreement would end months-long standoff

Argentina seeks its own shale boom

Country wants investors not scared off by default

Sistema to return Bashneft stake to Russia

Decision raises concerns over Russia’s investment climate

Putin tries to extend soft power to UK

Russian state-funded station RT vows to critique British politics

Telecoms groups hope for EU rules shift

Industry optimistic about the incoming European Commission

VW beats analyst expectations for profits

Audi brand delivers strong performance

Danske continues on road to recovery

Profit rises at Danish bank for third consecutive quarter

Lufthansa and Linde temper expectations

Airline cutting operating profit forecast as revenue growth slows

Oil price fall hits Eni operating profit

Italian group joins BP and Total in suffering from weaker demand

Shell taps ex-BofA banker to be new chairman

Oil major’s third-quarter profits above expectations

Sanofi board ousts chief executive

Viehbacher’s departure follows tensions with directors

Statoil slips to third quarter net loss

Falling oil price weighs on Norway’s state-controlled energy group


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