Britain and the cuts series

China data revision lifts GDP by $308bn

Adjustment equivalent to Singapore economy still leaves questions over stats

Google accuses Hollywood on censorship

Blog post alleges secret campaign to revive law curbing internet

Unilever drops mayonnaise fight

Giant withdraws suit against egg-free producer start-up

Asia markets ending week on firm footing

Equities take cue from strong session on Wall Street

Sony hack a US ‘national security matter’

White House debates response to attack by ‘sophisticated actor’

Aer Lingus rejects bid from IAG

Shares in Irish airline soar amid interest from BA owner

Oil world adjusts to Saudi no-cut gamble

Short-term pressures could hurt Opec members more than other nations

Luxembourg old town, shot from the hill

Luxembourg drops bid to keep tax list secret

EU Commission widens probe and asks all member states to reveal deals

BASF and Gazprom scrap energy asset swap

‘Difficult political environment’ blamed for failure of German-Russian deal

Reliance retainers raise questions in India

Ambani group paid undisclosed monthly fees to lawmakers

North Sea worries wash ashore at Aberdeen

Crumbling confidence in the energy sector is starting to be felt

Comment and Analysis

Windsors’ royal run for the White House

At a recent get-together the Prince told admirers: ‘Read one’s lips — no new duties’

Cuba and US trade: Quick guide to what next

The prospects for trade with the US and likely impact on the cigar market

London May 3, 2011 - Early morning street view off London Blackfriars Bridge, man jogging and man walking with coffee in opposite directions
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The rise of running to the office

UK joggers want tax parity with cyclists

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"Finally the US can have a realistic Cuban policy that offers a real chance of gradually influencing them toward a more open and free society. Opening trade and travel can do that. Holding your breath until you turn blue doesn't."
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