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Non-Opec producers blamed for oil slide

Saudi Arabia and UAE vow to maintain production targets at 30m barrels day

Make foreign graduates leave, says May

UK home secretary seeks inclusion of pledge in election manifesto

Russia blocks Facebook protest page

Thousands sign up in support of opposition leader facing jail

Grim year for UK profit warnings

Worst period for large listed companies since 2008

Rising olive oil price is pressing matter

Output falls sharply in Spain and Italy, with prices back at 2008 levels

Barclays limits potential Asia clients

UK lender in ‘merciless’ review of activities in the region

China eases rules for foreign banks

Move largely symbolic as Beijing makes good on reform pledges

Obama rebukes Sony for scrapping film

Pyongyang urges joint investigation after FBI accuses it of cyber attack

Presidential vote polarises Tunisia

Regional and class rifts threaten to derail political transition

Abbott reshuffles cabinet to ‘refocus’

Australian PM vows action on economy as popularity wanes

US private equity beaten by Russell Brand

Victory for protesters after affordable housing campaign

Isis morale falls as momentum slows

Frustration grows among jihadis as focus shifts to governing

Comment and Analysis

...Jeremy Helsby, the CEO of Savils. Photographed at their central London HQ. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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Jeremy Helsby: beyond country houses

The CEO of estate agent Savills remains a London property bull

Law partner and mother? Do a split shift

A senior lawyer has found a way to combine career and mothering

Illustration of a grandma by Harry Haysom
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