SABMiller investors split over AB InBev bid

World’s largest brewer has third attempt to buy rival rejected

Cameron speech stakes out middle ground

PM attacks Corbyn’s ’security-threatening’ ideology

VW scandal leaves US strategy in tatters

Analysts do not expect German carmaker to abandon the world’s second-largest market after affair

Google takes on Facebook in news

Group offers media owners such as BBC alternative to rivals’ apps


Nobel award for discovery on repairing DNA

Chemistry prize shared by three scientists from US, Turkey and Sweden

Merkel takes control of refugee policy

German chancellor sidelines her interior minister

Ex-Goldman trader keeps oil loans flowing

AllianceBernstein, HudsonField buck trend of scarce energy credit

Investment Association to seek new chief

Trade body chair says board lost confidence in former boss

A russian frigate in the Caspian sea fires a missile at Syria on Wednesday 7th October 2015.

Russia targets Syria with cruise missiles

Strikes are Russia’s first combat use of cruise missile

Sturgeon sticks with alcohol pricing plans

Scottish government’s policy risks infringing EU free trade rules

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HK to stamp out UK insignias on postboxes

Activists question plan to hide ‘inappropriate’ royal ciphers

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Ryanair CEO’s embrace of dullness

From buccaneering to boring: O’Leary’s leadership lesson

Review: ‘Foolproof’, by Greg Ip

A timely critique of attempts to eliminate risk

Controversy hangs over US fantasy sports

DraftKings and FanDuel go on defensive amid New York probe

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