Scottish Independence

Brown gives rousing pro-union speech

Scotland campaigners in final push

The referendum count: When to expect what

Voting results from 32 council areas will be declared

Iraq PM rules out foreign ground troops

Abadi says Baghdad has sufficient forces to take on extremists

UK unemployment rate falls to 6.2%

Biggest fall in 26 years but little sign of recovery in workers’ pay

Wall Street firm ahead of Fed call

Hopes for PBoC injection lift Chinese stocks

Sony rethinks smartphone strategy

Mounting losses force Japanese group to do some houseclearing

Block traders prefer the human touch

Liquidnet enjoys record volumes on its European and Asian platforms

Peltz fund calls for DuPont break-up

Trian says US chemicals group ‘destroying shareholder value’

Top Chinese banks set for $81bn injection

Latest move to prop up world’s second-biggest economy

SoftBank’s Son tops Japan rich list

Tycoon’s wealth buoyed by looming Alibaba mega-IPO

Bank of England votes to hold rates

MPC remains split 7-2 against an interest rate rise

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Tokyo on Thames

Property in Kensington, Chelsea, Westminster is more expensive than Tokyo at peak of Japan’s bubble (relative to pay)

Comment and Analysis

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How London became a global design studio

But will visa and cost issues drive young designers to Berlin?

Fact and friction in Catalonia’s debate

Lines have been drawn, imaginary or not, in a sham debate in which neither side hears the other

North Korea as ‘The Truman Show’

One needs to be wary of impressions gleaned from Pyongyang, a showcase city

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