Nepal rescuers battle to reach victims

Death toll passes 3,600 as UN says more than 40% of country affected

UK warns BP over potential takeover

Downing St wants oil group to remain British industrial champion

Piëch departure leaves VW with large void

Chairman and key figure leaves amid power struggle

Eurozone in push to spur Greek talks

Finance minister isolated as eurogroup chairman calls premier

Apple set to be latest dollar victim

Currency strength set to wipe more than $2bn from quarterly sales

Bias claims levelled at Spanish state TV

Allegations that channel favours government of Mariano Rajoy

US DoJ scuppers $30bn semiconductor merger

Deal between Japan’s Tokyo Electron and Applied Materials collapses

US aided militants in Russia, says Putin

Allegations relate to separatist groups in North Caucasus

Banks face ‘golden parachutes’ challenge

AFL-CIO campaign seeks disclosure of Wall Street handouts

India’s Ratan Tata buys in to Xiaomi

Investment to aid Xiaomi’s march into fast-growing Indian market

Russia seeks friends in Latin America

Putin wants to limit his global isolation by stepping up engagement in the region

Comment and Analysis

The House of Wirecard

The puzzle surrounding the German tech stock, which grows at breakneck speed and buys obscure payment companies

Europe must impose tough border controls

Without addressing this key strategic issue, all other tactics are pointless, writes Jim Molan

The Iran deal that never was

All the celebrations and lamentations disguise an awkward fact. There is no Iran nuclear deal

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