‘1,000’ Russia troops in Ukraine, says Nato

Putin applauds rebels for ‘intercepting Kiev’s military operation’

Google tests drone deliveries in Australia

Group races Amazon to use self-flying vehicles commercially

New framework for sovereign defaults

Effort to prevent re-run of Argentine and Greek wrangles

Ukip defection exposes Tory faultlines

Party scrambles to see if other eurosceptics plan to follow

Apple tightens rules for health apps

Developers face restrictions on use of personal data

Risk aversion re-emerges in Asia markets

Japanese shares fall as data fuel questions about economy

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AA chief quits in boardroom stand-off

Chairman Mackenzie will take over day-to-day operations

Cameron braves Scottish visit to defend union

Yes campaigners outside CBI denounce ‘Tory scum’

US rebound stronger than first thought

Upward growth revision to 4.2% indicates robust expansion

US probes wave of cyber attacks on banks

JPMorgan among those targeted

China deals cash blow to Mugabe

Zimbabwean president fails to secure bailout from staunch ally

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Gaza fishermen view meagre catch

Israel allows doubling of three-mile fishing limit in ceasefire

Q&A: The battle over EU fiscal rules

Intense debate expected on eurozone’s tough budget rules

James Williams, 32, owner of Campion Ale, opened a brewery/pub in December 2013 in Tokyo
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Crafty expats take the home brew to Japan

Westerners slake Tokyo’s thirst for brewpubs and craft beer

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