EM turmoil risks turning into global downturn

Power of central banks to restore demand questioned

First brokers stand trial over Libor

Case to be held in London highlights role as middlemen

Italy seeks to prosecute S&P and Fitch

Agencies accused of inflicting unjustified damage with ratings

US investigates Afghan hospital attack

At least 19 dead in bombing of Médecins Sans Frontières hospital

Brands shrug off England’s World Cup exit

Sponsors cushioned by record television audiences

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VW ‘uniquely awful’ governance at fault

Boardroom lacked diversity, expertise and independence, say observers

Mark Carney under attack from investors

Carbon policy not ‘a matter for the Bank of England’

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Indian banks capitalise new UK units

Tighter regulations for foreign banks offering UK retail services

Israel limits access to Old City

Palestinians banned after fatal stabbings in the historic Old City

Backlash over Bush ‘stuff happens’ remark

Double blow as poll puts support for presidential bid at 4%

Currency, banknotes, Euros, Dollars Swiss Francs

New UK mortgage rules will hit foreign workers

Lenders pull out of market ahead of new EU rules

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Denis Healey: political heavyweight who raised eyebrows

An intellectual with the common touch who saved Labour from disintegration

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