Wm Morrison appoints ex-Tesco FD as chairman

Andrew Higginson to step down as Poundland chairman to make move

Carney attacks ‘reprehensible’ Lloyds

Bank to pay out £226m fines and compensation over Libor

Borders closed to tackle Ebola outbreak

More than 700 dead in West Africa so far

Property tycoon gives £500,000 to Labour

Donation third-largest by private individual this parliament

London employers warn on housing costs

Companies find recruitment harder and wages rising

Housing boom forces conversion of offices

Strong market threatens to choke economic recovery

Netanyahu defiant on Gaza despite pressure

Israel PM buoyed by strong support for campaign at home

Crunch point for Ukrainian separatists

Rebels have been pushed back into towns by army offensive

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Yukos shareholders face battle to claim $50bn

Ruling lands in febrile relations between west and Moscow

Microsoft target of China antitrust probe

Latest setback for company follows moves against US tech groups

Bank of Cyprus raises €1bn in share sale

Wilbur Ross and EBRD to take part in fundraising

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Shale gas speed-up faces slow progress

Environmental constraints handicap Whitehall’s ambitions

Politics kept at bay in cheery Glasgow

Scotland’s staging of the Commonwealth Games has been joyful so far, marred little by discord

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Make-up enters age of the selfie

Hot L’Oréal app heralds fresh pressure on retailers

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