Goldman blamed for role in BHS deal

MPs say bank lent credibility to sale to curry favour with Green

Nintendo hit after playing down Pokémon Go

Investors sell $6bn in shares after warning of low earnings impact

China enacts news ban

Clearest signal yet that Xi aiming at complete control of media

Suicide blast in Germany injures 12 people

Rejected Syrian asylum seeker inflicts country’s latest violence

Ryanair to ‘pivot’ away from UK post-Brexit

Low-cost airline will cut capacity at London’s Stansted airport

Brexit threatens third of commercial property deals

Concerns linger over pricing but bulk of transactions go ahead

Rank and 888 weigh bid for William Hill

Bookmaker says it would consider any proposal

Bosses push for delay to apprentices levy

Tax due to start in April shifts cost of training to employers

Guardian hit with record £173m loss

Tough action from new leaders as group exceeds 250 job cut target

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO

Candidate warns of withdrawal if plans to repatriate jobs are challenged

May aims to allay Brexit fears in Belfast

PM will promise no reinstatement of ‘hard border’ in Ireland

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Economic downturn bites in Dubai

Crude slump forces Gulf governments to cut spending

An ugly year to be a coal bear

Beijing’s decision to ease production has sent prices higher and wrongfooted traders

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Gene therapy: A controversial cure

Recent deaths raise fears that a treatment for blood cancers is being brought to market too quickly

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