Hourican quits as chief of Bank of Cyprus

Former RBS executive resigns to spend more time with family

Wonga slides to first annual loss

Payday lender’s revenues plunge 31% to £217.2m

Italy arrests migrant smuggling suspects

Tunisian captain and Syrian crewman held in Sicily, say officials

Europe stocks firm as results reassure

China bourses resume bull run after Wall St bounce

Vodafone in early talks to buy Cabovisão

Altice required to sell cable group in Portugal Telecom takeover

Oil has hit its lows, says Vitol chief

Ian Taylor sees pick-up in demand and delays in Iran output

Sky reports accelerating customer growth

Shares jump on back of new subscriber numbers

Britain tests US over Berkshire scrutiny

Buffett company left off provisional ‘too big to fail’ list

Sir Stuart Lipton

Lipton raps housebuilders over ‘crisis’

Developer warns new projects are ‘potential slums of the future’

Arm profits buoyed by strong iPhone sales

Company also benefits from consumer shift to 4G

US beefs up naval force off Yemen coast

Aircraft carrier and cruiser to help watch Iranian vessels

Comment and Analysis

Western groups find going tough in Russia

Country is reeling from economic woes linked to western sanctions

Oil delta dilemma for Nigeria’s leader

President-elect has an uphill climb to unify delta region

Bank regulators fail to spot hidden dangers

Seven years after the crash the authorities still know next to nothing, writes Robert Lenzner

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