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Isis morale falls as momentum slows

Frustration grows among jihadis as focus shifts to governing

Volcker lambasts Wall Street lobbying

Withering attack as industry secures extension to comply on hedge funds

Rouble crisis hits former Soviet states

Belarus imposes 30% levy and also doubles interest rates to 50%

Stocks regain poise after Fed reassures

S&P 500 within whisker of record high

Desmond explores sale of Daily Express

Tycoon said to have asked advisers to sound out possible buyers

US private equity beaten by Russell Brand

Victory for protesters after affordable housing campaign

Madoff risks return for Santander

Swiss prosecutor weighs indictment of former Botín lieutenant

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

‘Putin’s banker’ loses $2bn UK court fight

Pugachev fails to overturn High Court order freezing his assets

How the Pope helped melt US-Cuba freeze

Diplomatic triumph was achieved through a series of canny moves

Garden Bridge

Garden bridge approved by London mayor

Thames crossing costing £175m scheduled to open in summer of 2018

Morgan Stanley-Rosneft deal faces clock

Sale of oil unit set to fall through amid political change

Comment and Analysis

Putin treats Russia’s oligarchs to a free supper

After watching their fortunes nosedive, there are signs other aspects of the billionaires’ lives will be changing

Mandy Rice Davies, model, 1944-2014

In the Profumo scandal she came to embody the newfound irreverence towards Britain’s ruling classes in the 1960s

Miami’s Cuban old guard loses its grip

Growing number of Cuban-Americans are less ideological

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