Isis claims German suicide bomb attack

Latest attack raises fears that country is new jihadi target

Goldman blamed for role in BHS deal

MPs say bank lent credibility to sale to curry favour with Green

Nintendo hit after playing down Pokémon Go

Investors sell $6bn in shares after warning of low earnings impact

China enacts news ban

Clearest signal yet that Xi aiming at complete control of media

Ryanair targets a price war and growth

Low-cost airline will cut capacity at London’s Stansted airport

BT makes last-ditch Openreach offer

Telecoms group seeks to head off regulatory break-up

Brexit threatens third of commercial property deals

Concerns linger over pricing but bulk of transactions go ahead

Guardian hit with record £173m loss

Tough action from new leaders as group exceeds 250 job cut target

China unveils world’s largest seaplane

Beijing furthers strategic reach with 4,500km-range amphibious aircraft

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO

Candidate warns of withdrawal if plans to repatriate jobs are challenged

May aims to allay Brexit fears in Belfast

PM will promise no reinstatement of ‘hard border’ in Ireland

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Italian lessons in power over profit

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An ugly year to be a coal bear

Beijing’s decision to ease production has sent prices higher and wrongfooted traders

Economic downturn bites in Dubai

Crude slump forces Gulf governments to cut spending

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