Citi’s top bankers could avoid UK rules

London-based global managers could be excluded from new regime

SFO faces loss of powers to crime agency

Plan raises concerns over possibility of political interference

Banks listen in to traders’ phone calls

Challenge is to weed out evidence of market abuse from banter

Robots threaten jobs, scientists warn

Intelligent machines will soon replace humans in all sectors

Market turmoil slams US hedge funds

Weak start to 2016 worries managers fretting about redemptions

Scalia death spurs fierce battle in US

Fight begins to fill crucial place in America’s highest court

Russian trade with former Soviet bloc allies falls

Ex satellites distance themselves from Moscow

A Palestinian woman sits holding a child next to items salvaged from the remains of their home after it was demolished by Israeli bulldozers in a disputed military zone in the area of Musafir Jenbah, which includes several villages, south of the West Bank town of Hebron on February 2, 2016. ©AFP

PBoC governor plays down forex fears

Zhou seeks to calm China markets amid global turmoil

Hutchison seeks O2-Three merger clearance

Telecoms consolidation faces test as deal risks market imbalance

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EU talks going to wire, says Hammond

‘Still a lot of moving parts’, says foreign secretary

Fees in lieu of affordable housing soar

London councils accept more than £250m in 2014 from developers

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Zombi survivor: Yves Guillemot of Ubisoft, which created its first game for the Amstrad CPC in 1987
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Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft: assassin’s siege

The boss of the French video game maker will this week start a fightback against Vincent Bolloré

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