PM tours Europe to gain support for reforms

Cameron meets Hollande and Merkel in two-day visit to capitals

Dimon hits out at ‘lazy’ shareholders

JPMorgan chief criticises moves to vote against his pay deal

Apple eyes car as ‘ultimate mobile device’

Executive at iPhone maker hints at group’s automotive ambitions

China’s shares tumble more than 5%

Shanghai’s 6.5% dive follows seven-day winning streak

Jawbone sues Fitbit on eve of IPO

Company claims rival poached employees who knew trade secrets

JPMorgan ordered to provide China details

SEC demands correspondence with Wang Qishan and other officials

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Serco appoints City veteran as chairman

Sir Roy Gardner joins as group seeks to repair its fortunes

Queen’s Speech: SNP challenges convention

Rose-wearing Nationalists break taboo on applause in chamber

EU economies to expand after 2008 crisis

Central and eastern states will outperform other economies

Blair to step down as Middle East envoy

Former UK premier had poor relations with Palestinian Authority

Lamborghini joins fast lane into SUVs

Italian group is latest marque to eye expanding segment

Comment & Analysis

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Head of football’s world governing body faces his biggest threat but may well survive

Goldman goes astray on Grand Theft Auto and productivity

Bank economist questions whether statistics capture the improvements in software and digital content

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"This talk of 10-week holidays but high productivity does make me think who has gotten it right. On the one hand it does make the French seem lazy and inefficient by getting so much time off but if they can still get the necessary work done but be able to enjoy life outside of work that much more, then perhaps they do have a better system set up."
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