Massenet leaves Net-a-Porter mid-merger

Yoox says ecommerce group’s founder will not join combined board

Northern cities back elected mayors

Regions keen to secure powers promised by Osborne

China blame game spooks investors

Funds and analysts wary of provoking Beijing anger after rout

Javid to cut business and student support

Minister believes industry should take more responsibility

Shocking image crystallises EU migrant crisis

Fleeing child found drowned on resort beach

Kleinwort seeks to fend off Fosun

Bank turns to France’s Oddo to beat Chinese group’s €675m bid

Obama secures votes to pass Iran deal

Senate support ensures big foreign policy victory for president

Tanium deal points to $3.5bn valuation

Cyber security start-up raises $120m from funds

Low inflation adds to ECB conundrum

Downgrades set to dominate governing council meeting

Sony looks at adding cars to growth drive

Japanese group open to tie-up with traditional carmaker

Grocery warehouses worth more than shops

Investors seek out retailers’ ‘big boxes’ as ecommerce expands

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Ukraine gas hopes pinned to royalty cuts

Industry seeks a reversal of tax policy to encourage investment

Google’s subtle tweak after restructure

Being a technology group has made it easier to rebrand

Inflows put hedge funds to the test

Increase in money from pension funds puts pressure on fees

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