Portugal’s ex PM Sócrates detained

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Aviva closes in on deal to buy Friends Life

£5.6bn acquisition would transform UK pensions industry

Miliband defends Labour with ‘working people’ roots

Leader fights criticism after ‘image of Rochester’ tweet

Al-Shabaab attack in Kenya kills 28

Islamist extremist group claims responsibility

US citizenship returns to tax Boris

Dual-national London mayor caught by reach of IRS

Diplomats eye interim Iran agreement

Attempt to inject urgency before the deadline of midnight on Monday

Report undercuts Benghazi attack claims

US lawmakers say officials did not deliberately mislead over consulate assault

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Google break-up plan emerges from EU

MEPs suggest splitting off search to curb dominance

Uber struggles to get back on right road

Series of controversies raises questions about taxi app

Brookfield makes move on City landmark

CityPoint deal comes after US investor rebuffed by Canary Wharf Group

RBS made major error in stress test

State-backed lender asks accountants to check UK figures

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