US trade gap widens on rising imports

Biggest deficit since 2008 adds to dilemma on rate rise

Top hedge fund managers bank $11.6bn

Industry faces criticism over mediocre investment performance

Russia scuttles attacks on migrant smugglers

Moscow vows to use veto at UN to prevent EU military strikes

HSBC raises prospect of UK spin-off

Stuart Gulliver warns over impact of ‘electrified’ ring fencing

Start-ups question links to Tech City

Companies faced with rising rents and slow internet connections

IMF Go Home" on corrugated metal fencing outside the University of Athens in Athens, Greece

EU economic chief warns on Greek debt

Remarks by Moscovici reflect creditor resistance to debt ‘haircut’

Strategic choices pay dividends for UBS

Wealth management and investment banking deliver rises

Isis claims Texas art exhibit attack

Unclear what role jihadi group actually played in assault

M&A boom driven by ‘jumbo’ deals

Companies favour cost synergies with rivals over organic growth

‘Birthplace of British cinema’ reopens

Victorian grandeur of Regent Street Cinema restored

EU tax deal probe to miss deadline

Vestager says Brussels will not sacrifice quality for speed

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"'Rekindle' implies Russians have become ashamed of being Russians, which is at odds with Putin's enormous popularity at home. They have never lacked national pride. Some westerners can't understand this, having been raised on a diet of supposed Russian inferiority/ backwardness, subjugation etc. It's one of the reasons we are in the mess we are in today."
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