Yukos shareholders face battle to claim $50bn

Ruling lands in febrile relations between west and Moscow

Borders closed to tackle Ebola outbreak

West Africa faces worst outbreak with 700 dead so far

Netanyahu defiant on Gaza despite pressure

Israel PM buoyed by strong support for campaign at home

Microsoft target of China antitrust probe

Latest setback for company follows moves against US tech groups

London employers warn on housing costs

Companies find recruitment harder and wages rising

Crunch point for Ukrainian separatists

Rebels have been pushed back into towns by army offensive

IMF warns pound is overvalued

Fund also criticises Bank of England communications

Baidu follows Google steer with self-driving car

Vehicle to guide itself unless driver chooses to take over

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Aberdeen falls on £4bn client withdrawal

Fund manager reports improved sentiment towards emerging markets


Ukip online shop makes £80,000 in a year

Silk ties and safety jackets on offer

BSkyB invests in virtual reality start-up

Pay-TV provider doubles its backing of California’s Jaunt

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Investors more wary over tech stock run

Switch to cyclical investing may hit likes of Google and Amazon

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Make-up enters age of the selfie

Hot L’Oréal app heralds fresh pressure on retailers

France proud of first world war solidarity

Battles seen as a time when the country stood together

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