Russia has ‘over 1,000 troops’ in Ukraine

Moscow backlash grows as Ukraine president cancels Turkey visit

US second-quarter GDP revised up to 4.2%

World’s largest economy expands at faster rate

UK net migration soars on influx of EU citizens

New figures put pressure on government pledge to cut immigration

Lending to UK business falls again

Bank of England scheme fails to spark recovery

UK minister open to joining Salmond’s team

Alistair Carmichael’s job as Scottish secretary in question after comments on independence

US probes wave of cyber attacks on banks

FBI explores whether hacking is revenge for sanctions on Russia

Hollande pushes for EU budget flexibility

French president calls for eurozone summit to agree new measures

Poland and Denmark vie for EU top job

Donald Tusk and Helle Thorning-Schmidt are the frontrunners

Chipmaker CSR rejects Microchip offer

UK’s CSR has rejected an offer from US rival Microchip Technology

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Telecom Italia, Telefónica battle for GVT

Vivendi receives two offers for Brazilian unit

HK anti-graft agents raid tycoon’s home

Investigation launched into staunch critic of Beijing

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Global corn and soyabean production forecasts hit grain prices

Erdogan’s shadow hangs over Turkey premier

Ahmet Davutoglu faces a treacherous political landscape

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