Israel shells UN school used as a shelter

Attack kills at least 15 and injures 200

Ukraine’s prime minister resigns

Yatseniuk resignation triggers early elections

Goldman bankers to Babble on own chatroom

Wall St banks’ project to replace Bloomberg messaging

London brokers face research shake-up

Some contemplate adopting a subscription model

EU to weigh extensive sanctions on Russia

Proposal includes ban on buying new debt or stock of Russian banks

Nokia shows there is life after mobiles

Finnish company has stronger than expected second quarter

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Air Algerie passenger jet missing

51 French among 116 on flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers

Norway faces ‘concrete’ terrorist threat

Intelligence suggests link to fighters returning from Syria

ECB hacked in attempt to extort cash

No market sensitive information was stolen

Ford overcomes sales dip to boost profits

Recovering European market lifts US car company

Phone-hacking tabloid reporter walks free

Former News of the World journalist given suspended sentence

Comment and Analysis

Luxembourg tax regime: Under siege

The low-tax system that has brought great prosperity to the Grand Duchy now threatens to become a liability

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