Lending to emerging markets comes to halt

BIS fears ‘vicious’ circle’ of deleveraging and turmoil

Ban blames Russia for collapse of Syria talks

Intensified fighting undermined negotiations, says UN head

Libya warns shipowners over oil deals

‘Unauthorised’ attempts by rival factions to export crude

US jobs resilient despite global challenges

Wage growth accelerates even as labour market adds fewer jobs

VW postpones results over diesel scandal

Carmaker faces too much uncertainty over impact of issue

US tech companies in data sharing talks

Negotiations with Britain to handover suspicious emails and chats

Rare 1957 Ferrari sold for over €32m

Two bidders race over Le Mans 400bhp veteran

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Combo image of A Holcim logo is pictured in front of the cement works in Eclepens near Lausanne February 25, 2014. Holcim, the world's largest cement maker, will publish its annual result for 2013 on February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTR3FPFG and Filaret Galchev, Georgia-born billionaire, center, speaks to colleagues as he walks through the sponsors' hall at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on Friday, May 23, 2014. SPIEF is an annual international conference dedicated to economic and business issues which takes place at the Lenexpo exhibition center May 22-24. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Filaret Galchev
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Collateral call spurs LafargeHolcim sale

Galchev’s Eurocement sold $1.5bn stake after lender’s request

Germany’s Iraqi migrants beat path home

Outflow reflects growing disenchantment with life in the west

Zika virus threatens Brazil’s Olympic boost

From pharmaceuticals groups to cruise operators, companies are only starting to fathom the impact

Assange says UN ruling a ‘vindication’

Panel calls on UK and Sweden to end ‘arbitrary detention’

Comment & Analysis

Russia and China: friends with benefits

As the two nations forge closer ties, will they be able to overcome their frequently fraught history? Kathrin Hille investigates

A helicopter takes off from North Sea's Kittiwake platform
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North Sea: after the fall

With oil plummeting to lowest price in years, Kiran Stacey reports from Kittiwake rig on industry in turmoil

Biden’s ‘moonshot’ cancer mission

‘Scientists realise that if they want any chance of curing the disease, they must break out of their silos’

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