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Putin outlines dangers to Russia’s security

Military review shows president sees Ukraine as threat to his leadership

Amazon adds 10m Prime members

Free shipping is fierce battleground in online retailing

Cable urged to act after City Link collapse

Business secretary to meet RMT within days to discuss the situation

Bricks and mortar loses out in online rush

Amazon reports US surge while UK high street stores suffer

Michael Aronstein
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Star fund manager of 2013 falls to earth

Michael Aronstein’s fund drops 13% and faces redemption requests

Empty rail tracks

Politicians row over Boxing Day trains

Labour and Tories trade accusations over lack of services

Bad Säckingen bridge
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Switzerland dismantles cold war defences

Explosives network was designed to make invasion an expensive prospect

Brian Chesky ©Luke Waller

Oil price plunge raises producers’ fears

Roots of collapse lie in the US shale oil boom

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 14: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby attends a service at Holy Sepulchre Church, Grafton on August 14, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Archbishop of Cantebury is on his first visit to New Zealand, as part of a 10-day visit to Anglican primates in the South Pacific. His visit will also celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Christian gospel first being proclaimed in New Zealand. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)
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Archbishop of Canterbury has pneumonia

Anglican leader misses traditional Christmas Day service

Sony and Microsoft games hit by outages

Hackers claim responsibility for Christmas Day network disruption

Quotas cause ruck in South African rugby

National and provincial teams still dominated by white players

Comment and Analysis

When to follow the investment herd

Strong dollar trade is most crowded, but crowd could be right

Pope takes on the Catholic bureaucracy

The Argentine Jesuit’s reformist zeal is matched by steely pragmatism

UK government spending: Back to the future

Proposed cuts to state spending in Britain prompt a warning of parallels with levels in 1930s

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