Tesla accelerates its output targets

Move will add to strain on electric carmaker’s production system

Negative yields cost investors $24bn

Shortfall poses challenges to investors reliant on sovereign debt

Uber recruits Kroes as adviser

Ex-competition regulator criticised moves to ban taxi company

China moves to bring down pork prices

Pork prices hit record levels, pushing up inflation

Yellen drives the currency bus

Fed chair calls the shots as other central banks step up stimulus

US and Russia extend Syria ceasefire

Agreement over city of Aleppo which has seen fierce fighting

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US researchers develop robot surgeon

Surgical robot outperforms humans in soft-tissue operations

Malaysia dissolves 1MDB advisory board

Prime minister to lose central fund role in governance overhaul

US more than doubles Takata airbag recall

At least 60m inflators need replacing because of fault

ECB scraps €500 note

Bill represents 30% of the value of eurozone notes

Apple loses trademark dispute in China

Court rules a little known accessories maker can use iPhone name

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