Q&A: Why are Tel Aviv flights being halted?

FAA bans US airlines from flying to or from Ben Gurion

New CVC fund targets technology companies

Buyout group approaches investors to raise $750m

China detains five in meat probe

Authorities allege systemic violations at key McDonald’s supplier

US says Russia still arming Ukraine rebels

Kiev says separatists have shot down two of its fighter jets

GSK cuts guidance as profits slide

Pharma group fights to keep dominance of respiratory drugs market

Cameron accused of hypocrisy on Russia

French Socialist party leader critical of number of oligarchs in London

StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

Worst profits slide in more than 12 years as Asia rivals race ahead

Apple R&D spike hints at new products

More than just the annual iPhone refresh likely coming soon

Deutsche Bank shares fall on NY Fed censure

German bank criticised over ‘unreliable’ regulatory reports

Metro Bank continues to draw in customers

Deposits rise sharply to £2bn but lender remains lossmaking

Businesses flout law on paying interns

Many companies still insist candidates work for free, survey finds

Comment and Analysis

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Pointless Gazan war neither side wanted

This latest conflict suggests the threshold of bloodshed has risen

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Culture chief says pledge is most important goal before election

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"UK supplies arms to Russia and provides a safehaven for Oligarhs and their billions, it is staggering hypocrisy to pressurise France over one particular contract and even more staggering to have the arrogance to do it and not expect your hypocrisy to be pointed out."
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"I am not sure that both sides did not want this war. Each has a very narrow and flawed perspective of their self interest."
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