Ukraine rebels shoot down 2 fighter jets

Attack revives questions about rebel anti-aircraft equipment

Q&A: Why are Tel Aviv flights being halted?

FAA bans US airlines from flying to or from Ben Gurion

Cameron hints at risk to Scottish exports

Independence would mean losing access to embassy ‘sales force’

‘At least 40’ dead in Taiwan plane crash

TransAsia Airways lands just short of runway on island of Penghu

GSK cuts guidance as profits slide

Pharma group fights to keep dominance of respiratory drugs market

Cameron accused of hypocrisy on Russia

French Socialist party leader critical of number of oligarchs in London

BSkyB considers prospects of ‘Sky Europe’

UK pay TV provider nears deal to buy majority stakes in German and Italian groups

China detains five in meat probe

Authorities allege systemic violations at key McDonald’s supplier

Kazakhmys details plans to split up company

Spin-off will cut the number of copper mines from 16 to five

UK authors prevail in Man Booker longlist

Omissions include Donna Tartt and Ian McEwan

Apple R&D spike hints at new products

More than just the annual iPhone refresh likely coming soon

Comment and Analysis

Why Slim’s three-day week is a great idea

A shorter week would work for many if their companies have the imagination to agree to it

Pointless Gazan war neither side wanted

This latest conflict suggests the threshold of bloodshed has risen

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Javid faces battle to booost broadband

Culture secretary’s top goal is improving access

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"UK supplies arms to Russia and provides a safehaven for Oligarhs and their billions, it is staggering hypocrisy to pressurise France over one particular contract and even more staggering to have the arrogance to do it and not expect your hypocrisy to be pointed out."
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"I am not sure that both sides did not want this war. Each has a very narrow and flawed perspective of their self interest."
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