Saudis to invest $10bn in Russia

Deal comes as Riyadh and Moscow try to rebuild ties

Tax credit cuts to hit ethnic minorities

Plans to curb benefit payment affect those with more children

Hollande seeks role as Greece’s saviour

French president has emerged as a tireless advocate for Athens

Rolls-Royce issues profit warning

Aerospace group calls halt to share buy-back programme

London set for worst Tube strike in decade

Unions plan action from Wednesday over 24-hour weekend trains


German media groups revive deal talks

ProSieben and Axel Springer look to counter dominance of Google

China sell-off threatens credibility

Warnings of ‘crisis of confidence’ in state after emergency moves

American Apparel warns on funding

Stocks in US fashion group tumble on financing alert

Cruz ups ante in White House money race

US presidential battle looks set to smash fundraising records

Sad fate for old-school music weekly as NME becomes free sheet

Venerable paper becomes free sheet but not devoted to music

The shifting face of terrorism in Britain

A decade after July 7, extremist threats are far from contained

Comment & Analysis

Japan: Women in the workforce

New legislation is designed to get more females into work but, argue critics, corporate Japan needs wholesale change

LHC, the world's most powerful atom smasher

Physicists brought low by thinking big

Science is a messy affair peopled by characters ready to risk everything to seal their reputations

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Fat is cultural issue for expanding China

Thirtysomething ‘Little Fish’ was astounded that many westerners think beef is bad for the heart

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