Ecclestone seeks to settle bribery case

Trial delayed as F1 chief’s lawyers meet prosecutors

Elliott founder’s apocalyptic investment letter

Tycoon Singer fears catastrophic effects of electromagnetic pulse

£5.8bn of NHS work could go private

Slow rate of contract awards disappoints healthcare market

Dark pool probes draw in trio of European banks

UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank subpoenaed

Israeli military pushes deeper into Gaza

Strategy targets tunnels but will attract international condemnation

Pfizer refuses to rule out tax deals

US drugmaker calls for ‘fundamental reform’

Xi risks stability with attack on ‘tiger’

Campaign against Zhou breaks unwritten Beijing rule

Ecommerce site Flipkart raises $1bn

Indian online retailer to use funds to focus on mobile users

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Lack of UK housing ‘not due to policy’

Credit crisis and public hostility main reasons, says Kate Barker

German borrowing costs reach record low

10-year yield of 1.12% is lowest since early 1800s

Ben Broadbent, member of the MPC, photographed in his office at the Bank of England this afternoon.
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UK trade deficit not a threat to growth

BoE deputy says strong policy and overseas balance sheet reduces concern

Comment and Analysis

Ebola stirs noise – unlike other killers

Both the deadly virus and old scourges can be stopped by long-term strategies, says Peter Piot

Expats in China should read GSK potboiler carefully

GSK case has increased the risk factor for foreign executives

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Creating jobs has made Guillaume Richard a business celebrity

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