Honda’s Swindon plant wins £200m boost

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Dealmakers have fastest start since 2007

Heinz-Kraft leads trend for large US-based acquisitions

Clegg set to exact EU referendum price

Lib Dems expected to demand vote for foreign bloc nationals

Head of RBS’s investment bank resigns

Cullinan attracted attention after ‘boring meeting’ messages

Jay-Z taps top acts to sell music service

Big recording stars given cash and stock in Tidal

Jeb Bush defends ‘anti-gay’ law

Business leaders, including Apple chief Tim Cook, condemn the bill

Macquarie to halve Asia banking jobs

Australian bank the latest to pare back operations in region

US and UK warn of Nigeria vote-rigging

Early results put Jonathan narrowly ahead of Buhari

Houthis defy air raids to advance on Aden

Up to 60 reported killed as fierce fighting rocks port city

Argentina struggles to pay bondholders

Buenos Aires faces deadline as it seeks to defy US court ruling

Defeat highlights French Socialist splits

Ruling party pays high political price for economic reforms

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