Norway faces ‘concrete’ terrorist threat

Information suggests possible involvement of people who fought in Syria

ECB hacked in attempt to extort cash

No market sensitive information was stolen

Air Algerie plane goes missing

Aircraft disappears on flight from Burkina Faso

UK energy companies fined over power cuts

Regulator unveils details of ‘big six’ probe

Emerging markets slowdown hurts Unilever

Weakening currencies wipe €413m off operating profits

Facebook rides boom in mobile ads

Net income surges past expectations to $1.4bn

Goldman rebuked over £1m legal fees claim

Judge takes unusual swipe at unitemised bill

EasyJet tumbles as outlook disappoints

Low-cost carrier warns over capacity concerns

Labour considers Premier League TV levy

Clubs accused of not contributing enough to grassroots football

Aviva whiplash plan ‘ludicrous’

Lawyers attack insurer’s proposal to halt cash for crash victims

US inmate takes 2 hours to die in execution

Prolonged death is second botched lethal injection in three months

Comment and Analysis

Bricks come loose from StanChart tower

Investors and insiders point to bank struggling to adapt

Luxembourg tax regime: Under siege

The low-tax system that has brought great prosperity to the Grand Duchy now threatens to become a liability

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