Report claims doping in elite athletics

Up to a third of medals won by competitors with suspicious results

Chinese regulator triples fines

$100m secured in fines and the repayment of illegal profits

Honeywell ‘buys’ debt-ridden pension funds

Company acquires two unrelated schemes in deal for Elster

Former Mt Gox chief arrested in Japan

Karpelès is suspected of falsifying data at bitcoin exchange

Falling oil price hits big energy groups

Poor results in US follow huge job cut announcements in Europe

Pensioners promised sky-high parking yields

Doubts raised over airport investment scheme with 8% guarantee

US activist builds stake in Rolls-Royce

ValueAct investment likely to add to pressure on aerospace group

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Trade talks fail to break TPP deadlock

Ministers stall on dairy, sugar and pharmaceutical disagreements

Turkey’s Kurds watch fragile peace slip away

Electoral success for Kurdish party reignites conflict

Calais crisis stirs debate on migration

Opinion polls find support still strong for Britain to stay in EU

Russia vigilantes try to enforce food ban

Year into bar on western goods, authorities step up crackdown

Comment & Analysis

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Mhairi Black, MP

Over chicken korma in London, Britain’s youngest MP since 1832 talks about Scottish nationalism, her meteoric ascent into Westminster and pub politics

Trump staying power confounds his rivals

Candidates fixated on containing billionaire ahead of debate

China’s market upset is bad for the world

Global prosperity may ultimately be the loser, writes Jonathan Fenby

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