Osborne wants tax cuts not higher wages

Critics argue state spending too much on topping up incomes

Debate rages over who speaks for business

CBI fights back after ministerial rebuke for EU enthusiasm

China injects liquidity to steady markets

Beijing launches emergency measures to halt equities slump

PayPal on takeover trail after eBay split

Chief says acquisitions a priority using $6bn war chest

StanChart joins pact to prevent deforestation

Ten banks have signed up to influence clients

HMRC cracks show after 10 years of woes

Tax authority fears effect of £80m extra spending cuts

Malaysia PM fights for political life

Fallout grows over claims Najib took $681m from state fund

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Brazil reforms to ease Petrobras pressure

Law changes will open up offshore oil discovery

Commodities fall saves China’s blushes

Q1 growth bolstered by drop in price of materials

Tunisia declares state of emergency

Army and police handed more powers and some public rights curbed

Here are photos of Yamaha's latest drone called Fazer.

Yamaha aims high with farm drone

Group seeks to expand sales of unmanned aerial vehicles

Comment & Analysis

Wimbledon: even BBC embarrasses itself

Best match so far is Heather Watson’s near-miss

Japan boosts aid to ‘Mekong five’ nations

Tokyo boosts influence in region crucial to domestic economic growth

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Violence casts long shadow in Ivory Coast

Government’s focus has been on economy, not reconciliation

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