Buffett fields tough investor questions

Shareholders ask about succession, predatory lending, Heinz lay-offs and sugar

Labour seeks to shore up Scottish support

Brown and Murphy try to win over waverers west of Glasgow

Silicon Valley leader David Goldberg dies

SurveyMonkey chief and husband of Sheryl Sandberg mourned

Russia accused of disrupting Baltic power project

Warship ordered cable laying vessel to change course

Mayweather cements legacy in Las Vegas

Boxing match lives up to its immense hype and price tag

US sees nothing special in UK relationship

Washington believes its ally’s global influence is waning

Sterling suffers bout of UK poll nerves

Markets braced for potentially messy election outcome

Activist Loeb takes $1bn stake in Yum

Third Point wants company to consider separating China operations

Hacker; Cyber Security

UK’s crooks make switch to digital

Most cyber criminals already have old-school records

Lloyds ups profit forecasts after TSB hit

Bank says net interest margin will stay above 2.55% for the year

Ex-Fed boss helps Pimco steer policy maze

Bernanke’s salary not disclosed but seven-figures likely

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