Goldman warns of sell-off if Labour win

Boris Johnson says Miliband policies ‘should curdle blood’

BP declares no taste for megamerger

Dudley tries to cool speculation after Shell-BG deal

Teva offers $40.1bn for US rival Mylan

Cash-and-shares proposal continues consolidation in pharma sector

Japan stocks shine in solid Asia session

Nikkei at 15-year peak on Japan’s first trade surplus since mid-2012

EU prepares to fight people smugglers

Doubts about merits of destroying traffickers’ boats

Yahoo looks to boost value of Japan unit

Shares up despite disappointing first-quarter earnings

Alexis Tsipras and, below, three of the hardliners in his government. From left: Nikos Voutsis, Aristides Baltas and Panayotis Lafazanis
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Faces behind Greece’s radical government

Syriza’s hard-left includes powerful and controversial figures

Goldman Sachs banker Sonia Pereiro-Mendez arrives with an unknown man at the Central London Employment Tribunal in London, after she claimed she was cheated out of millions of pounds in bonuses and subjected to sexist comments because she is a woman.
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Female Goldman banker agrees settlement

Mother of two claims she was cheated out of millions in bonuses

Huai De County, China - 27 SEPTEMBER 2003 - Chinese workers shovel corn in to a wheel barrow at a grain depot in Haui De county in Jilin Province September 27. Jilin Province is China's premier corn producing area and the area is known as the "corn belt." Photo by Natalie Behring-Chisholm/Bloomberg

China food group looks to be global player

Cofco aims to meet changing appetites at home

Saudi calls end to Yemen bombing operations

Riyadh halts first phase of anti-Houthi campaign

Mark Carney Virgin Money Giving Marathon donation page

Governor’s Marathon donations beat rivals

BoE’s Carney passes Barclays boss Jenkins in race fundraising

Comment and Analysis

Macau: The big gamble

As China’s anti-corruption campaign dents revenues in the city, officials and casino operators are adapting their business model

Oil delta dilemma for Nigeria’s leader

President-elect has uphill task to unify Niger region

April 20, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Dongfeng Race Team. Day 1. Jin Hao Chen 'Horace' and Martin Stromberg on watch.

China Inc turns to sports sponsorship

Dongfeng’s team in ocean-going race brings unexpected benefits

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