Four UK cases of Zika reported this year

Number likely to rise as travellers return from Latin America

European banking shares rebound

Recovery comes as Deutsche Bank considers debt buyback

BP offers positive global outlook

US producers expected to recover strongly after oil price rout

US yield curve narrows to 8-year low

Flattening in Treasury spreads signals economic fears

Republicans seek mainstream rival to Trump

New Hampshire leaves crowded field of establishment conservatives

Five of the top 15 biggest-grossing films last year were shot at Pinewood Studios
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Pinewood considers £250m sale

UK studio group says tightly held shareholder register stifles liquidity in shares

M6 Toll road goes on the block

Consortium of banks to offload Britain’s only pay-to-use motorway

US redoubles efforts on foreign bribery

DoJ tries carrot and stick to find evidence on executives

The HSBC headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico along Reforma Avenue on July 27, 2007. Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News.

HSBC sued over Mexico drug cartel murders

Families of victims claim bank facilitated terrorist incidents

Maersk: buying more ships but keeping costs down

Maersk warns on business conditions

Group hit by falling oil prices and container freight rates

Economic crisis...Financial Services Authority (FSA) chairman Lord Turner of Ecchinswell leaves Downing Street after a meeting with Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

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Former regulator accused of conflict of interest

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Gangland murders return to torment Dublin

Fatal attacks have upped the ante in national election campaign

Thatcher spirit invoked in EU poll debate

Anti-establishment spirit makes it unwise to predict poll result

Soccer game mirrors Kurdish struggle

Fighter jet and tear gas are backdrop to Diyarbakir match

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