Apple passes ‘low point’ on iPhone sales

Sales for device fall 15% in second quarter as China revenues hit

Saudis in bid for Grosvenor and Plaza hotels

Wealth funds in offer to Subrata Roy’s Sahara group

Clinton enlists big names to woo voters

Bill Clinton, the Obamas and Joe Biden each have different roles

UniCredit shakes up senior management

Mustier to take direct control of strategy, risk and cost structure

May pressed to leave EU customs union

Brexit tussle with Fox on trade deals threatens Anglo-Irish ties

Rosneft bids in oil group ‘privatisation’

Russia’s largest oil producer eyes controlling stake in Bashneft

German terror wave puts heat on Merkel

Isis attacks revive tensions amid fears on jihadi infiltration

Italy seeks private Monte Paschi bailout

Plans includes raising €5bn to avert nationalisation of lender

Caterpillar cuts 2016 forecasts further

Weak demand and strong dollar weighs on US heavy machinery maker

AB InBev lifts SABMiller bid on weak pound

Brewer bows to activist investor pressure following Brexit vote

Global growth fears hit Starwood

Group’s takeover by Marriott expected to close in coming weeks

Comment & Analysis

Dolly the sheep clones reach healthy old age

Scientists publish report on ewes cloned from original cell line


World is growing taller — but very unevenly

Dutch men and Latvian women enjoy best view of growth spurt

How Tuscan dream became bad loan nightmare

One family’s €800,000 debt is emblematic of Italy’s bank crisis

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