Scottish Independence

Russia arrests signal new order

Moscow rattled by tensions over Ukraine and sanctions

Asian billionaires create wealth fastest

Ultra-rich group grows to 2,325-strong worldwide

Syrian Kurds eye greater role in Isis fight

YPG believed to be affiliated with blacklisted terrorist group

Dollar rises sharply after Fed statement

Treasury yields and US stocks move higher

Sony rethinks smartphone strategy

Losses force Japanese group to do some houseclearing

Volunteer given experimental Ebola vaccine

UK trial fast-tracked in response to outbreak in West Africa

Oil slips on scepticism over Opec cuts

Larger than expected increase in US stocks also weighs

Block traders prefer the human touch

Liquidnet enjoys record volumes

Fraga offers Brazil an orthodox path

Ex-central bank president promises market solutions

BuzzFeed eyes shift to viral videos

Online media company to invest more in video production

Top Chinese banks set for $81bn injection

Latest move to prop up world’s second-biggest economy

Comment and Analysis

Fact and friction in Catalonia’s debate

Lines have been drawn, imaginary or not, in a sham debate in which neither side hears the other

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How London became a global design studio

But will visa and cost issues drive designers to Berlin?

Ingram Pinn illustration Obama and gun control in the US

When companies are afraid to speak up

It is striking when businesses keep quiet on certain issues given their lobbying at other times

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