Google break-up plan emerges from Brussels

MEPs suggest splitting off search to curb dominance

Farage to target ‘dozens of seats’ in May

Ukip leader appeals to five Tory MPs to jump ship after poll win

RBS made major error in stress test

Regulator orders bank to have auditors examine figures

Stocks gain on China cut, Draghi hint

Euro slides on dovish speech by ECB president

Uber’s insurgency machine backfires

Series of controversies raises questions about taxi app

Call to close short selling loophole

European lawmakers urge rethink on hedge fund anonymous bets

Premier Oil: Balmoral Floating Production Vehicle, North Sea, UK

Weak oil and tax revenues hit Osborne

Treasury concerned as figures disappoint despite buoyant economy

Fed eyes curbs on bank commodities trade

Regulator to propose rule in 2015 to address concern over risk

Coulson out of jail after five months

PM’s former communications chief serves quarter of hacking sentence

Hackett to test the US with British look

The group is looking to a market that has seen off many UK retailers

Chinese general caught with tonne of cash

Graft investigators take truckloads of money and gems from officer’s home

Comment and Analysis

The England goalkeeper who could not save

How David James ended up losing his shirt and going bankrupt

Jacob Bronowski - the last Renaissance man

The polymath’s archive has found a new home at Jesus College, Cambridge. His daughter Lisa Jardine pays a visit for the first time and remembers her remarkable father

Carl Djerassi: father of the contraceptive pill

The chemist-turned-novelist and playwright explains why he believes egg freezing is the future

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