Britain raises terror threat level to ‘severe’

Government says groups in Syria and Iraq are planning attacks

Brazil’s economy slips into recession

GDP contraction deals blow to Dilma Rousseff’s re-election bid

Tesco slashes dividend on profit warning

Supermarket’s shares fall to lowest since September 2003

UK bank bonuses rise 5.5%

Increase for financial jobs twice that of rest of workforce

BALASORE, INDIA - APRIL 11: Gujarat chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate for Lok Sabha election Narendra Modi during a Bharat Bijay Samabesha rally, on April 11, 2014 in Balasore, India. Modi said, I will transform Odisha like I have changed Gujarat. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

India grows at fastest rate in two years

Better than expected figures provide boost to Narendra Modi

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Tesla revs up China push with Unicom deal

US car group to provide charging points at retail outlets in 120 cities

Eurozone inflation hits five-year low

Pressure mounts on European Central Bank to ease monetary policy

Iraq’s minorities squeezed from homeland

Old struggle between Sunni and Shia could make exile permanent

Malaysia Airlines gets $2bn from Khazanah

Carrier to shed 30% of workforce and shrink long-haul network

Support for independent Scotland rebounds

Yes vote climbs to 47% after Salmond win in second TV debate

US craft beer thirst boosts UK hop growers

Microbreweries boon spurs demand

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US currency finally plays ball with investor expectations

Stocks at records yet recovery is elusive

Record asset prices belie many startling economic inconsistencies

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