Scottish Independence

Tycoon orders 30 Rolls for record $20m

HK entrepreneur Stephen Hung will use fleet in Macau resort

Valls vows to press on with France reforms

PM wins vote and says competitiveness ‘indispensable’ for growth

Brown endorses new powers for Scotland

Former PM urges voters to back more control over tax and welfare

EM stocks tumble on Fed rate rise fears

Concern grows developing countries might face repeat of 2013 rout

US forces to help combat spread of Ebola

WHO warns the number of deaths will increase sharply

G20 cracks down on tax avoidance

Agreement excludes measures on intellectual property

US banks in race for Apple Pay advantage

Banks are to receive strict guidelines on advertising Apple Pay

UK inflation falls to 1.5% in August

Pressure eases on Bank of England to raise interest rates

Asos shares plunge on third warning

Online fashion retailer will boost spending to aid overseas sales

EU and Ukraine ratify trade agreement

Kiev grants ‘special status’ for war-torn eastern regions

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British Virgin Islands under pressure

Money laundering crackdown prompts switch from BVI incorporations

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A united kingdom requires more than gifted amateurism

Irreversible promises to do with governing are being thrown around as campaign bait by desperate men

‘Trend-following’ funds bounce back

Computer-driven algo hedge funds have shaken off a losing streak

US must work harder to win over Arab regimes on Isis

Superpower must explain past failures and demonstrate commitment, writes Ahmed Rashid

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