Britain and the cuts series

Drinks companies shaken by rouble turmoil

Consumer goods groups struggle with Russian volatility

Record number of rich Russians head to UK

Investor visas up 69% this year as Moscow economic woes worsen

US regulator probes ETF pricing

NY Fed fears unit prices might not always reflect underlying asset values

Rolls-Royce pledges greater openness

Chief seeks to mend fences after year of missteps

Ebola-hit countries still servicing debt

Repayments go through despite international pressure

Falling oil price hits South Sudan hard

Pipeline contract means war-torn nation gets under $25 a barrel

Russia blocks Facebook protest page

Thousands sign up in support of opposition leader facing jail

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Presidential vote polarises Tunisia

Regional and class rifts threaten to derail political transition

Barclays limits potential Asia clients

UK lender in ‘merciless’ review of activities in the region

Grim year for UK profit warnings

Worst period for large listed companies since 2008

China eases rules for foreign banks

Move largely symbolic as Beijing makes good on reform pledges

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Renzi’s reforms meet corruption nightmare

Arrests reveal the extent of the problems facing Italy’s leader

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