Brussels slashes Greece growth forecast

Commission warns political turmoil weighs on economic outlook

UBS almost doubles first-quarter earnings

Strong performance in wealth management and investment banking

Cambodia PM cries foul over Pacquiao loss

Hun Sen refuses to pay up on $5,000 bet after Mayweather win

Doner kebabs spur Just Eat surge

Online takeaway service sees jump in Q1 orders

China migration: At the turning point

A shrinking labour force from rural areas is driving huge economic change

Einhorn targets US ‘frack addicts’

Short seller says oil exploration groups are wasting money

Spending on cancer drugs hits $100bn

Global record comes as industry prepares to launch new treatments

Aberdeen suffers EM outflows

Pace accelerates as US Fed inches closer to interest rate rise

Appetite rises for debt finance in property

Intense competition for assets drives push for riskier returns

Royal mail China website

Royal Mail ‘shop’ brings British brands to China

Tie-up with Alibaba’s T-Mall set to boost income for postal group


Supreme Court to hear HMRC bonuses case

Tax authority to pursue UBS and Deutsche over employee schemes

Comment and Analysis

Big shoes to fill for Cisco’s new chief

Veteran John Chambers wants Chuck Robbins to recreate glory days

China must prove Silk Road is serious

Beijing has tired of buying up endless volumes of US bonds, writes George Magnus

Chimps deserve our respect and care

The precedent is in our relationships with babies and other vulnerable people

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