Aetna to buy Humana for $37bn

Merger creates second-biggest US managed care group

Greece needs €60bn in new aid, says IMF

Analysis points to deterioration in public finances under Syriza

‘Workplace Isa’ to shake-up pensions market

Ros Altmann floats idea of new forms of retirement saving

RBS faces $13bn bill, says court filing

Assertion over mis-selling claims as UK prepares for share sale

War hero Jim Webb joins White House race

Former Virginia senator runs for Democratic nomination

RAF faces struggle to find more firepower

UK military challenged on commitments amid talk of Syria strikes


Gene therapy offers cystic fibrosis hope

Positive results achieved in treating people with killer disease

Petrobras graft loss may be understated

Prosecutor says state oil company’s R$6.2bn estimate is ‘conservative’

Sabadell warned on IT integration of TSB

Banking experts query cost of bringing UK challenger on board

Downgrade feared for UK export body

Job cuts expected at UKTI as roles spun out to other departments

SNP mocks Evel plans for Commons bills

Opposition unites to condemn ‘English-only votes’

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