Airlines halt Israel flights after attack

Cancellations come amid sensitivity after MH17 was shot down

Cameron accused of hypocrisy on Russia

French Socialist party leader critical of number of oligarchs in London

Metro Bank continues to draw in customers

Deposits rise sharply to £2bn but lender remains lossmaking

China detains five in meat probe

Authorities allege systemic violations at key McDonald’s supplier

Deutsche Bank shares fall on NY Fed censure

German bank criticised over ‘unreliable’ regulatory reports

Apple relies on growing Chinese appetite

Anticipation of new smartphone blamed for revenue miss

RBS accused of being ‘wilfully obtuse’

Bank admits unit is a ‘profit centre’ weeks after denying this was the case

Businesses flout law on paying interns

Many companies still insist candidates work for free, survey finds

Ackman ‘death blow’ enlivens Herbalife

Stock shoots up as investors brush off probe results

Pepsi urged to give activist board seat

Calstrs fund wants Nelson Peltz to shake-up food and drink group

Glasgow is set for political games

Scottish nationalists poised for emotional boost

Comment and Analysis

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The level of civilian deaths in Gaza is unacceptable

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Culture chief says pledge is most important goal before election

US should learn from Germany on jobs

Germans did not rely on central bank to solve unemployment issue

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