Cameron plans fast-track bill for EU vote

Moves to replace Human Rights Act likely to be held back

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket

Grad missile launched from Palestinian territory

Snapchat chief outlines plans for IPO

Messaging app spurns offers to remain independent

Europe shrugs off Wall Street slide

Dollar index soft but yen holds near 8-year low

Taxi drivers and scooter riders currently training for their license take part in a demonstration in central London
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Cameron weighs in on London cabbies clash

PM’s spokesman says people should enjoy high-quality black cab service

Fundraiser to challenge Carmichael

Money raised for legal effort to void election of Lib Dem MP

Washington backs Oracle in Google case

Tech experts warn lawsuit could impede software innovation

Renminbi ‘no longer undervalued’, says IMF

Shift comes after a decade of criticising Beijing

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Vox Media buys Recode in all-stock deal

Silicon Valley veterans Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg to stay on

Immigration reform protesters demonstrate in Washington

Court puts Obama immigration plan on hold

Move to shield 5m illegal immigrants from deportation put on ice

Sky unveils Europe-wide arts push

Pay-TV broadcaster to invest €18m in Milan hub to rival Netflix

Comment & Analysis

US embassy

Safety obsession and risk of ‘fortress’ cities

Anti-terrorist and crime prevention measures are producing a hostile urban landscape

Labour MP Tom Watson speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London.

Labour’s Tom Watson steps into limelight

‘Marmite’ man emerges as possible deputy leader

Charter’s TWC bid is classic John Malone

‘Cable cowboy’ pulls off deal even rivals applaud

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"This talk of 10-week holidays but high productivity does make me think who has gotten it right. On the one hand it does make the French seem lazy and inefficient by getting so much time off but if they can still get the necessary work done but be able to enjoy life outside of work that much more, then perhaps they do have a better system set up."
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"Something tells me central bankers, like jugglers, are wont to keep the balls of both equities and bonds in the air and not let any of them fall. When one falls everything falls. So investors would do well to stay where they are and pray for the best. You hardly have a choice. There is no hiding place"
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