Merkel offers Russia trade olive branch

German chancellor aims to ease tensions with more talks

US revives plan to tighten ozone limits

Industry fears economic fallout from proposed EPA standards

Ukraine’s solvency under renewed threat

Government borrowing costs hit record high

Fall in investment overshadows UK growth

Economy expanded 0.7% in the third quarter

China says west blocking corruption probe

Beijing says prejudice behind refusal to return suspects

Opec Gulf members reach ‘consensus’

Al-Naimi fails to make clear what unified summit position might be