Iran set to reveal oil and gas framework

Tehran seeks to lure back foreign energy investors

Cameron abandons hope of quick EU deal

PM accepts December summit to focus on terrorism and refugees

France signals softer stance on Assad

Foreign minister sees Syrian regime joining forces against Isis

Oddo joins fight for BHF Kleinwort Benson

French private bank takes on China’s Fosun with €760m bid

BTG Pactual stops making new loans

Brazilian bank’s measures follow chief’s sudden arrest this week

Brazil targets BHP and Vale in dam suit

Samarco and shareholders face R$20bn-plus damages

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French embassy loses battle of the basement

Bid to stop London neighbour’s underground expansion thwarted

‘Artist and Empire’ at Tate Britain

Israel to open diplomatic mission in UAE

Sign of rapprochement with traditional Gulf Arab enemies

Stocks shrug off Shanghai tumble

Gold at lowest level since 2010 as dollar firms

Pope in plea for deal at climate summit

Pontiff warns in Africa of dire consequences of failure

Italy aims to utilise historic Iran ties

European companies eye opportunities as climate sours for US

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