Oil’s fall pushes Germany into deflation

Prices slump for first time in more than five years

Roche and Qualcomm in digital health push

Companies to develop systems that monitor patients remotely

ECB set for probe into bankers’ pay

Moves designed to ensure banks maintain a sound capital base

Greek banks find support after fall

Share prices bounce back but solvency worries remain

EU holds off on tougher Russia sanctions

Response to flare-up in Ukraine weakened by divisions in Brussels

Shell earnings hit by plunging oil price

Energy group outlines plans to reduce spending by $15bn

Headteachers hit at school league tables

Private providers in UK say comparisons are meaningless

Josh Healy at North Aston Dairy, Oxfordshire.
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Micro dairies milk it even as prices fall

Despite a global dairy glut, the UK’s small producers sense opportunities

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: Henry Blodget attends TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2012 at Pier 94 on May 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for TechCrunch/AOL)

Business Insider and Mashable raise funds

Financing by Axel Springer and others show pull of start-ups

New Air Force One may be last jumbo jet

Contract for presidential fleet could see end of 747 production

New McDonald’s chief faces kitchen heat

Easterbrook must turn round $87bn company confronting its greatest challenges

Comment and Analysis

Greek bank crisis adds pressure for deal

Time is running out amid deposit flight and accumulation in bad debts, writes Patrick Jenkins

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Camera drones: no-frills flying eyes

Low price makes aerial photography available to novices

Commodities explained: Cost curves

Capturing the cost structure of commodities producers

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