Scottish Independence

Salmond hails ‘greatest campaign’ on eve of poll

SNP leader urges Scots to seize ‘opportunity of a lifetime’

Bug in Apple HealthKit hits iOS 8 launch

Fitness apps removed from App Store as operating system launches

Banks’ VAT bills set to soar after ruling

Focus on costs shared between HQs and overseas branches

Dollar rises sharply after Fed statement

Treasury yields and US stocks move higher

Alex McQuaig's Che Alex
©Alex McQuaig/MET Studio

Designers fly flag for a free Scotland

Representations of St Andrews Saltire add humour to campaign

UK corporate pensions back hedge funds

Sector is given a boost after investments fell out of favour in US

Sony rethinks smartphone strategy

Losses force Japanese group to do some houseclearing

Spain warns of Scottish ‘torpedo’

Rajoy says country would face long wait to join EU

Nelson Peltz calls for DuPont break-up

Activist says US chemicals group is ‘destroying’ value

Volunteer given experimental Ebola vaccine

UK trial fast-tracked in response to outbreak in West Africa

SoftBank’s Son tops Japan rich list

Tycoon’s wealth buoyed by looming Alibaba mega-IPO

Comment and Analysis

North Korea as ‘The Truman Show’

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

Designer Ester Comunello for Business Life.
©Charlie Bibby

How London became a global design studio

But will visa and cost issues drive 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

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