Eurozone peripheral interest bills climb

Big deficits mean servicing debt remains costly

JLR’s China factory to rival UK quality

Head of operations says company will add new Chinese brand

Italian newspaper to give away 50m copies

Corriere della Sera to deliver edition to every home in country

Brown to join Scotland unionist campaign

Former PM gives his support as polls narrow

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UK cruise ports on course for record year

Castles, countryside and culture are pulling in the ocean liners

Investors eye more Apple share buybacks

Impact of iPhone sales in China set to be revealed

Uber’s ‘hustler wonks’ defend taxi app

Setbacks in Berlin and Brussels are only the latest for start-up

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Injured ex-soldiers bring discipline to work

Amputee is chauffeur for business that employs only ex-servicemen

Co-op backers send in top troubleshooter

Lenders appoint restructuring expert from RBS

US regulators to monitor London swaps

Oversight may last until new EU rules come into effect

Tony Caplin, former head of the Public Works Loan Board

Tory quango chief quits over bankruptcy

Caplin steps down from body managing £60bn of public funds

Comment and Analysis

The left can please neither rich nor poor

Large sections of the lower classes see social change as disturbing, writes John Lloyd

Craft a cringe-free personal statement

Put more important stuff higher up, less important lower down

Time to change the political climate

The world should take global warming more seriously

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