UK fracking boosted by council delay

Move allows Cuadrilla to address noise concerns

Litvinenko post mortem ‘most dangerous’

Medical evidence heard at inquiry into former Russian spy

Russia considers creation of ‘bad bank’

Moscow unveils package of crisis-fighting measures

Qatar wins battle for Canary Wharf

Major shareholders in Songbird Estates accept £2.6bn offer

How does Apple top a record quarter?

Company now must live up to its own raised expectations

Scandal-hit Petrobras releases results

Company does not outline financial impact of alleged bribery

BEIJING, CHINA - DECEMBER 11: (CHINA OUT) Li Hejun, Chairman of Hanergy Holding Group, attends the 2013 China Central Television (CCTV) Financial Forum at China World Trade Center Tower III on December 11, 2013 in Beijing, China. The three-day forum opened on Tuesday ahead of the "2013 CCTV China Economic Person Of The Year Award". (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Shining a light on China solar star Hanergy

FT Probe: Breakneck growth of world’s most valuable panel maker

Backlash in China over WeChat adverts

Users not targeted with BMW ads complain of discrimination

Green party leader Natalie Bennett
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Greens propose shake-up of City of London

Banking system ‘no longer fit for purpose’, party says

Mountbatten House (formerly Gateway House), Basing View, Basingstoke, the former headquarters for the paper merchants Wiggins Teape, is an unusual and distinct example of 1970's commercial office architecture by Arup Associates. Built in 1974-6, Mountbatten House remains largely intact. Aside from its immediate association with the nationally important architects firm, Arup Associates, the building has an important historic association with the nationally renowned garden designer James Russell. The building has been listed at Grade II and the roof gardens at Grade II*. Photo: James O. Davies, English Heritage.
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Postwar office blocks make the grade

English Heritage lists 14 buildings as outstanding examples

Allies lose faith in Australia PM Abbott

Cabinet and Rupert Murdoch question Prince Philip knighthood

Comment and Analysis

Why did the Swiss franc spike? Blame the locals

Swiss citizens stop sending quite so much capital abroad as they used to, writes Matthew Klein

Commodities and currencies: an uneven link

Testing the Wall St maxim: When the dollar strengthens, commodity prices soften

Labour must defend its economic record

The last government was one of the most prudent of modern era, say John Hutton and Alan Milburn

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