Kurds claim victory over Isis in Kobani

Forces claim to have wrested back control of Syrian border city

Opec chief: oil prices could soon rebound

El-Badri says the market may have reached a bottom

Former oligarch died owing UK £46m, court told

Insolvency order made against estate of Boris Berezovsky

Equity markets calm after Greece vote

Euro bounces off 11-year low but Greek bank stocks hit hard

US east coast braced for blizzard

Airlines cancel thousands of flights ahead of snowstorms

Centre Point moves to high-rise living

Sixties tower block to become London luxury flats

Mattel chief quits as earnings drop 60%

Toymaker loses ground to rival Lego and electronic devices

Q&A: Finding a new chief for StanChart

The bank has issued three profit warnings and analysts are predicting more tough times ahead

IMF pressed to increase lending to Ukraine

Calls grow for fund to step up aid to prevent financial crisis

Church of England ordains female bishop

Bishop of Stockport Libby Lane makes history in York ceremony

Shale gas dealt further blow in UK

Industry hits back as MPs attack ‘undemocratic’ laws

Comment and Analysis

Calm moment in stormy US-India marriage

The influential Indian diaspora in America constantly urges the two to resolve their differences

Who trains ‘plug and play’ generation?

CEOs are transfixed by the prediction that US millennials are likely to have 15-20 jobs

Dollar rally only just getting started

Diverging policy pushes currency higher but tepid growth will take toll

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