Scottish Independence

Traders stay wide awake for Scotland vote

Rush of forex orders expected as poll results trickle in

Tax changes hit wealthy foreign homebuyers

Foreign assets face capital gains or income tax

UK industry hit by fall in export orders

Dip in manufacturers’ orders linked to weakness in the eurozone

ECB’s lending spree misses expectations

First take-up of cheap four-year loans deals blow to Draghi

Oxfam to sue SEC over rule delays

Aid group seeks transparency on oil and gas companies’ payments

Amazon launches a new Kindle device

Group seeks to shore up its dominance of the ebook market

News Corp chief lambasts ‘cynical’ Google

Publisher opposes search engine’s Brussels draft settlement

Bayer plans plastics business flotation

Chemicals business IPO could be Europe’s largest float since 2000

Isis beheading plan thwarted in Australia

Police arrest 15 people in raids in Sydney and Brisbane

US solar and wind start to outshine gas

Falling costs help renewables compete with fossil fuels

Canary Wharf mall boosts Songbird

Value of property book rises 8.4% in first half

Comment and Analysis

For or against Isis, Iran must choose

Tehran will show its colours in its attitude to the caliphate it helped build, says Frederic Hof

Campaign leaves Scotland deeply divided

Both sides allege intimidation and threats as countdown to poll becomes increasingly fraught

Unflattering account of English proves a hit with Portuguese

A Portuguese-born professor’s humorous indictment of popular English culture

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