Scottish Independence

Cameron in last-ditch pledge to Scots

Promise on spending is signed with Labour and Lib Dem leaders

EM stocks tumble on Fed rate rise fears

Concern grows developing countries might face repeat of 2013 rout

UK inflation falls to 1.5% in August

Pressure eases on Bank of England to raise interest rates

Asos shares plunge on third warning

Online fashion retailer will boost spending to aid overseas sales

US banks in race for Apple Pay advantage

Banks are to receive strict guidelines on advertising Apple Pay

Foreign investment into China slumps

Decline is fastest since height of financial crisis

MPs call for passport fee refunds

Agency ‘making profit on a basic right’

Two UK universities ranked in top three

Cambridge and Imperial College London come in behind MIT in listings

French government faces confidence vote

Administration needs all its 289 lawmakers in lower house to vote in favour

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US jets strike Isis to help Iraqi military

First attacks in direct support of Baghdad’s troops

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British Virgin Islands under pressure

Money laundering crackdown prompts switch from BVI incorporations

Comment and Analysis

A united kingdom requires more than gifted amateurism

Irreversible promises to do with governing are being thrown around as campaign bait by desperate men

‘Trend-following’ funds bounce back

Computer-driven algo hedge funds have shaken off a losing streak

US must work harder to win over Arab regimes on Isis

Superpower must explain past failures and demonstrate commitment, writes Ahmed Rashid

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