West considers penalty against Putin

Sanctions list could be extended to cover 2018 World Cup

Banks want to keep your digital ID in their vaults

Next move for UK lenders could be ‘identity assurance’

UK seeks emergency electricity supplies

National Grid responds to threat of shortages

US manufacturing strength boosts dollar

Treasury bond yields rise and gold sinks

Scots polls tighten and markets get nervous

Yes camp advance triggers share falls and currency volatility

UK to widen corporate criminal liability

Companies face action if they do not prevent fraud

Halliburton agrees $1.1bn Gulf spill deal

Settlement will resolve ‘substantial majority’ of legal action

Uber hit with Germany ban

App-enabled taxi service faces fines of up to €250,000

Aston Martin appoints new chief executive

Maker of James Bond’s getaway car seeks to restore fortunes

European Commission: The runners and riders

The Juncker regime will overhaul the EU executive

Johnson refuses to accept airport defeat

London mayor slams decision as ‘smokescreen’ for Heathrow U-turn

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'Venus at the Forge of Vulcan', artist and date unknown, is on display at Abingdon Town Hall, Oxfordshire

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Art history becomes a spectator sport on a new attribution website

QE would end EU financial fragmentation

Bond purchases by ECB would eliminate yield differences, writes Gene Frieda

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"The win-win solution is surely to force banks to become unlimited liability partnerships as they used to be. Bankers can pay themselves whatever bonuses they like, free of regulatory oversight and public opprobrium as long as the bank remains solvent."
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