Salmond to resign as first minister

Scotland votes decisively to remain part of the union

Alibaba opens at $92.70 in NYSE debut

Chinese ecommerce group sees 36% ‘pop’ over $68 listing price

GSK’s pain from scandal likely to linger

Guilty verdict may be just the start of its woes

Vodafone deal saves 900 Phones 4U jobs

Mobile phone operator to purchase 140 stores from administrator PwC

Exxon winds down Russian Arctic drilling

Oil group is biggest casualty of broader sanctions

How complacency almost lost a united kingdom

Westminster was unconcerned until a poll on September 6 sparked panic

David Cameron’s fightback begins

British PM’s promise of more powers for the English angers Labour

Scotland vote to unleash London IPOs

Aldermore, Miller Group and RAC expected to file for float soon

Mexico’s oil hedging deal exposed

Public disclosure of large options trade sets oil traders talking

Sarkozy announces a return to politics

Move seen as first step in run for 2017 presidential election

Russia releases Yevtushenkov

Charges have sparked outcry in Moscow’s business community

IMF warns of emerging markets slowdown

Deceleration seen to threaten the future of the global economy

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Human creativity will survive technology

Who would have continued in a horse-drawn carriage once we had the car, asks Diana Athill

No vote demands a new settlement for UK

Relief at result must not hide the need for constitutional reform

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Screen siren with roles that played out in her equally extraordinary real life

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