Refugee truck death toll rises above 70

Grim discovery in vehicle travelling from Hungary shakes migrant talks

Apple loses key music streaming executive

Ian Rogers leaves just months after launch of Beats1 radio

Fed in rate dilemma as US growth surges

Second-quarter GDP is revised up to 3.7% annualised pace

Google slams ‘incorrect’ antitrust charges

Response throws down gauntlet to European Commission

Switzerland avoids recession despite franc

Hoteliers and tourist resorts not faring as poorly as expected

Ex-MPs and aides pack list of new Lords

Non-party figures losing ground in upper house

China looms large over Wyoming

Policymakers meet at Jackson Hole amid global market uncertainty

Tsipras gambles on outright poll victory

Many see the Greek prime minister’s optimism as misplaced

Apple to debut new iPhone

Stakes are high as group strives to defy waning smartphone growth

Icahn reveals 8.5% stake in Freeport

Activist to discuss capex, executive pay and production costs

Pakistan said to be building 20 warheads a year

Nation could be No. 3 nuclear power in a decade, says report

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Colm Piercy, CEO of Viatel, photographed at the company's west Dublin data centre.
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