UK government to exit Lloyds with £2bn sale

Public share offer likely in March after bank’s annual results

Osborne launches rail and energy overhaul

Chancellor picks Labour’s Adonis as infrastructure commission head

Passos Coelho wins in Portugal poll

Centre-right PM the first leader re-elected after bailout

Miners and financials lead stock rally

Europe follows Asia higher as 2015 US rate rise odds widen

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Rolls-Royce to cut 400 marine jobs

Push to boost confidence in strategy challenged by investors

Former HK leader charged with misconduct

Donald Tsang faces up to 7 years in prison if found guilty

World Bank head opens case over capital

Extra funds needed to meet UN goals amid global slowdown

Mark Carney

Pro-Europe campaign plays catch-up

Out group has already formed its executive team

Poverty ‘down by a quarter’ since 2012

200m people now above a new line of $1.90 a day, says World Bank

Big insurers face tough new safety rules

Companies team up to fight extra capital demands

EM turmoil risks turning into global downturn

Power of central banks to restore demand questioned

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