Verizon in $5bn deal for core Yahoo unit

Move will end uncertainty over future of struggling internet group

Call for ‘positive’ EU response to Brexit

Hammond says clarity about what deal the UK wants will help end uncertainty

May vows to tackle bad bosses and high pay

PM prepares new laws after criticism of Sports Direct and BHS

Italy finance minister rejects banks bail-in

Padoan denies ‘systemic’ banking problem on sidelines of G20

Russia escapes blanket Olympic ban

IOC will not expel entire 386-strong team from Rio games

Dover warned ministers of border chaos

Drivers stuck for hours despite port signalling potential problem

Populist blames Merkel for Munich attack

Local leader of AfD party criticises Germany’s refugee policy

Allianz promises closer ties with Pimco

Relationship pledge between German insurer and US bond unit

European banks brace for downturn with more cost cuts

Region’s banks prepare for conditions to deteriorate this year

US groups hoard cash as uncertainty grows

Survey data could be harbinger of pullback in business investment

High court to rule on nuclear clean-up deal

Energy Solutions win would raise questions about procurement process

Comment & Analysis

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Jeff Zucker, CNN — newsman on a roll

A focus on the big story and election drama has helped revive the cable channel

Arm sale is case of seeking cash premium

Boards have a duty to think more widely when it comes to bid approaches

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