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UK bankers face tough bonus clawbacks

Bank of England regime to stamp out misconduct

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Singer’s warning on electromagnetic pulse he dreads

Dark pool probes draw in trio of European banks

UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank subpoenaed

Israeli military pushes deeper into Gaza

Strategy targets tunnels but will attract international condemnation

Pfizer refuses to rule out tax deals

US drugmaker calls for ‘fundamental reform’

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Ecclestone in talks to have graft case dropped

F1 chief’s lawyers meet prosecutors in Munich

£5.8bn of NHS work could go private

Slow rate of contract awards disappoints healthcare market

Xi’s ‘tiger’ hunt breaks old party taboo

President risks stability with campaign against high-profile figure

German borrowing costs reach record low

10-year yield of 1.12% is lowest since early 1800s

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Lack of UK housing ‘not due to policy’

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Comment and Analysis

Ebola stirs noise – unlike other killers

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Expats in China should read GSK potboiler carefully

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