Nato wants brigade-size reaction force

Plan to have 4,000 allied troops ready ‘at very short notice’

Factory go-slow increases pressure on ECB

Ammunition for those seeking radical action from Draghi

Rosneft seeks China investor for oilfield

Deal would be most significant Chinese investment in Russian oil

Alarm at Basel impact on shorts and swaps

New funding rules could quintuple costs, say lobbyists

Iliad looks for allies in T-Mobile US bid

CFO says several groups have made overtures

Premier League spending hits new high

Summer transfer outlay breaks £700m barrier for first time

Phones 4U loses contract with Vodafone

Retailer stands to lose a big part of sales with withdrawal

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Ukip’s first rebel attacks ‘bullying’ Tories

Spink’s revelations follow Carswell defection

China stance on HK voting sparks protests

Critics accuse Beijing of creating a ‘sham’ democracy

Mallya declared ‘wilful defaulter’ by bank

Indian liquor baron opted not to repay loan, says UBI

Appeal to save Wedgwood collection

£2.74m needed following pensions dispute

Comment and Analysis

Working pensioners offer Germany a boost

Teutonic Shift: Companies turn to older workers amid skills shortage

Putin will not cut off Europe’s gas

The EU could weather the winter without importing Russian energy, says Matthew Bryza

Teaching finance at school – wise investment?

Research suggests it will have a very small effect on future behaviour

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