Saudi signals no output target change

Ali al-Naimi expects oil market ‘to stabilise itself eventually’

Compass chief dismisses Tesco rumours

Cousins rules himself out of running for chairman post at retailer

UK urges Fifa to publish World Cup report

Culture secretary intervenes in dispute about award of football tournaments

Shareholders criticise BG chief’s pay deal

ISS adds to chorus of calls to reject package

Thomas Cook chief in shock departure

Shares tumble 20% after announcement and earnings report

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Large supermarkets ‘uneconomic’

Online shopping will hit store valuations, veteran investor warns

China ‘fines’ Microsoft $140m in back tax

Software group says payment is ‘bilateral advanced pricing agreement’

Fall in investment overshadows UK growth

Economy expanded 0.7% in the third quarter

ECB set to decide on QE ‘early next year’

Bank VP says it can pull trigger on bond buying if needed

YouTube vloggers rapped over Oreo video

UK watchdog says content must be clear about paid advertising

China says west blocking corruption probe

Beijing says prejudice behind refusal to return suspects

German industry suffers sanctions fallout

Germany’s exports to Russia are expected to fall 20% this year

Comment and Analysis

A house under construction in Gleeson Homes' development in Parson Green, Sheffield.
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Gleeson builds no-frills ‘dream’ homes

Builder seeks to do for houses what Ryanair did for holidays

Why we are losing the obesity battle

Health issue is costly and the scientific clarity to fight it is lacking

Change at the top of French energy sector

New heads face a combination of political and economic pressures

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