Buyers flock to London development land

Foreign investors push dealmaking to highest since 2007

Puerto Rico set for debt default

Territory fails to make $58m bonds payment, says governor

Uber faces the ‘last 1bn person market’

Taxi app is arming itself for tough fight in India against local competitor Ola

Illycaffè sells €70m bond to fund growth

Italian family business adapts to rapid industry consolidation

Falling oil price hits big energy groups

Poor results in US follow huge job cut announcements in Europe

Rolls Royce engines

Rolls-Royce urged to accelerate cost cuts

Largest shareholder wants core aerospace business targeted

Former Mt Gox chief arrested in Japan

Karpelès is suspected of falsifying data at bitcoin exchange

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Firechat Man looking at mobile phone

Banks must adapt to digital, study warns

More than 25% of global population to use mobile accounts by 2019

Report claims doping in elite athletics

Up to a third of medals won by competitors with suspicious results

Chinese regulator triples fines

$100m secured in fines and the repayment of illegal profits

Trade talks fail to break TPP deadlock

Ministers stall on dairy, sugar and pharmaceutical disagreements

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Candidates fixated on containing billionaire ahead of debate

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The thrill of the sea or mountains provides an enriching challenge

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