Oil price fall starts to weigh on banks

Barclays and Wells Fargo facing losses on $850m bridge loan

Publish drones rules, says ex-UK spy chief

Foreign secretary urged to lift lid on links to US attacks

Europe’s demands on Google mount

Calls for stronger ‘right to be forgotten’ and ‘platform neutrality’

Ebola vaccine trial shows promising results

Hopes rise for drug to protect healthcare workers

Ferguson on edge after more protests

Demonstrations spread over grand jury decision in shooting case

‘Vulture’ hedge funds eye unprotected debt

Attempt to keep forcing payouts from indebted governments

Diamond sees chance in banks’ retreat

Opportunities appear as global lenders’ move ‘off the stage’

US revives plan to tighten ozone limits

Industry fears economic fallout from proposed EPA standards

Merkel offers Russia trade olive branch

German chancellor aims to ease tensions with more talks

Helge Lunds offshore trip 24.08 to 25.08 2011

Investors warn of revolt over BG pay deal

ISS adds to call to reject package for incoming chief Lund

Green’s sudden exit from Thomas Cook

Chief executive departs amid downbeat outlook for tour operator

Comment and Analysis

A house under construction in Gleeson Homes' development in Parson Green, Sheffield.
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Change at the top of French energy sector

New heads face a combination of political and economic pressures

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