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Putin outlines dangers to Russia’s security

Military review shows president sees Ukraine as threat to his leadership

Amazon adds 10m Prime members

Free shipping is fierce battleground in online retailing

Tesla charges up with Roadster retrofit

Upgrade will allow electric car to travel more than 400 miles on single charge

Cable urged to act after City Link collapse

Business secretary to meet RMT within days to discuss the situation

Michael Aronstein
©Pascal Perich

Star fund manager of 2013 falls to earth

Michael Aronstein’s fund drops 13% and faces redemption requests

Bricks and mortar loses out in online rush

Amazon reports US surge while UK high street stores suffer

Bad Säckingen bridge
©Christian Kleis

Switzerland dismantles cold war defences

Explosives network was designed to make invasion an expensive prospect

Brian Chesky ©Luke Waller
Empty rail tracks

Politicians row over Boxing Day trains

Labour and Tories trade accusations over lack of services

Qatar pits A350s against A380s

Fresh shadow cast over future of superjumbo programme

Gamers question companies’ call of duty

Sony and Microsoft’s defence criticised after Christmas Day cyber attack

Quotas cause ruck in South African rugby

National and provincial teams still dominated by white players

Comment and Analysis

Oil price plunge raises producers’ fears

Roots of collapse lie in the US shale oil boom

Pope takes on the Catholic bureaucracy

The Argentine Jesuit’s reformist zeal is matched by steely pragmatism

When to follow the investment herd

Strong dollar trade is most crowded, but crowd could be right

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