Brussels considers ‘two-speed’ internet

Reform package would open a transatlantic divide

Glencore chief upbeat on oil trading

Strong performance predicted if market trends persist

Indian state of Maharashtra bans beef

Those caught with the meat face up to 5 years in jail

BlackBerry unveils touchscreen smartphone

Handset release is first of four planned for this year

China censors pollution film debate

Beijing directs news outlets not to write about ‘Under the Dome’

Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws

Call for change to new rules seen as favouring Chinese tech

Thousands pay respects to Nemtsov

Investigators yet to identify any suspects in connection with killing

Retreat from investment banking gathers pace

RBS to slash jobs and Barclays chief impatient for turnround

Threat of losses dulls Sharp shares

Stock sinks as Japanese display maker weighs fresh bank support

India telecoms auction set to raise $13bn

Stakes high for operators in 3G sale that could be country’s costliest

Donations scandal ensnares Japan leaders

Scandal threatens to slow down Abenomics growth programme

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Pension funds overpower Kuroda’s bazooka

Yen becomes a sideshow as Nikkei scales 15-year peaks

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