Spain sees biggest jobless fall since 2006

Country’s economic recovery finally spreads to labour market

US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv

Several European airlines continue to avoid Israel’s Ben Gurion airport

ECB website hacked, personal details stolen

Central bank says no market sensitive information was tapped

BSkyB nears deal to create ‘Sky Europe’

Push to acquire sister companies in Germany and Italy

UN warns of war crimes as hospital is hit

Warring sides swap claims over second Gaza medical site attacked

Goldman rebuked over £1m legal fees claim

Judge takes unusual swipe at unitemised bill

Carney highlights interest rate rise risks

BoE governor concerned about impact on vulnerable households

Deutsche Bank’s US regulatory woes deepen

NY Fed warning on bank’s reporting raises stress test fears

Google braced for European showdown

Push for ‘right to be forgotten’ demands to be extended globally

Taiwan air crash claims 47 lives

TransAsia Airways lands just short of island runway

Costa Concordia begins final journey

Cruise liner’s salvage operation estimated at more than €1.5bn

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Cancelled parties and talk of ‘enormous relief’ mark handover

The baby steps of reform in France

Economic renewal must get in its stride before 2017

Why Slim’s three-day week is a great idea

A shorter week would work for many if their companies have the imagination to agree to it

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