Yellen warns inflation may lag recovery

Remarks raise possibility of easy monetary policy for longer

Worst start for hedge funds since crisis

Performance hit by Ukraine, tech stock slump and yen reversal

Juncker backs loosening of telecoms rules

Candidate for EC president urges opening of door for mergers

Stocks higher after China GDP data

US government bonds and yen weaken

Tesco
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Clock ticks on Clarke’s Tesco revival plan

Shareholders and investors see three options for embattled chief

Osborne resists economic triumphalism

Chancellor’s public response to employment figures is muted

Google logo is seen on a wall at the entrance of the Google offices in Brussels on February 5 2014
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German publishing head hits at Google

Döpfner criticises EU’s recent settlement with Google

BofA hit by $6bn legal charge

US bank reports first loss in nearly 3 years

Coulson ‘shocked’ by Blunkett voicemails

Ex-News of the World editor testifies at hacking trial

Starbucks moves Europe HQ to London

Relocation means coffee chain will pay more tax

Ferguson puts reds, and whites, up for sale

Former Man Utd manager to auction some of his vintage wines

Comment and Analysis

Kerowa Gram Panchayat, Purulia, West Bengal. The tailor Yudhishthir Mahto and Bheem Chandra Mahto, his brother
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Uncertain future for India’s middle class

Aspiring vulnerable to economic and political change

The challenges for Labour pile up

Miliband must say how he will improve the cost of living

When use of pseudo-maths adds up to fraud

Many models tweak strategy to fit data or are just statistical flukes

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