Hagel resigns in US security shake-up

Obama under pressure to change team amid multiple foreign crises

BT in talks to buy O2 or EE businesses

UK telecoms group reveals discussions over potential acquisition

Iran talks extended for seven months

World powers and Islamic republic fail to reach agreement

Juncker to unveil €315bn EU programme

Seed money will include €16bn from Brussels budget

S&P 500 heads for record closing high

Mood lifted by M&A and central bank dovishness

Juncker to unveil €315bn EU programme

Seed money will include €16bn from Brussels budget

Petrofac shares plunge 26% on warning

Oilfield services group says fall in crude prices to hit earnings

Prince Charles letters case back in court

Government appeals against previous ruling

Fortnum & Mason prospers with new stores

Record profits for luxury food and gift retailer

Aviva falls 4.5 per cent on Friends deal

Analysts mixed on benefits of takeover for Aviva

Lord Malloch-Brown joins voting tech group

Peer to chair venture as it plans expansion push

Samsung eyes management shake-up

Founding family looks to cement control over S Korean business empire

Comment and Analysis

‘Lung-washing’ tourism rises in China

Smog-escaping tours are a serious pursuit

Oil markets: A new chapter for Opec?

After enjoying years of stability, the producers’ cartel is facing a prolonged stretch of lower prices

China cut unlikely to halt slowdown: analysts

PBoC move is fine tuning, not policy reversal

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