Britain and the cuts series

Sony scraps film release on hacker threat

Largest US cinemas had opted out of screenings of ‘The Interview’

Samsung's Cheil doubles on debut

De facto holding company listed in broad restructuring

Rouble crisis opens up Putin to attack

Financial upheaval alters terms of Russian political debate

Oracle catches up in the cloud

Larry Ellison challenges as results beat forecasts

Stocks and dollar jump after Fed decision

Oil higher while rouble recovers after rout

Attack highlights Pakistan’s vulnerability

Taliban siege of school shows growing risk to soft targets

China reopens to Syngenta corn strain

Beijing ban cost trading houses hundreds of millions of dollars

Barclays says universal banking is ‘dead’

Chief executive says investment needed is big challenge

Fifa World Cup investigator Garcia quits

Ethics head questions whether football body capable of change


BlackBerry Classic: hands-on review

Upgrade is a reminder that the keyboard king has not kept up

Fuel credit cuts cancel SpiceJet flights

Disruption of services seen as bad sign for carrier’s future

Comment and Analysis

Asia’s agribusinesses enter new fields

Flurry of dealmaking aimed at greater global food chain presence

Uranium miners upbeat on China growth

Price still not high enough to incentivise new supply

Dollar strength set to resume in 2015

Countries with large foreign debts likely to be exposed

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