Blasts at Turkish peace rally kill 86

Bombs hit Ankara crowds protesting against treatment of Kurds

Geoffrey Howe: minister who became Thatcher’s nemesis

Low-key manner masked radical drive to transform the British economy

Gaza clashes add to surge of violence

Second day of confrontations along perimeter fence

GE to sell $30bn chunk of finance unit

Wells Fargo in frame as move aims to help cut regulatory burden

Gross suit throws up battle of bonus pool

Central question of complaint asks how much is a star bond investor worth

Red faces as banker revs up Ferrari IPO

Carmaker forced to correct UBS CEO for comments about its listing

Colombian financier key to AB InBev bid

Brewer courts SABMiller investor on takeover

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    The restaurateur behind Wagamama and Hakkasan wants to bring old-fashioned glamour back to Mayfair

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    The film-maker first tasted the Bolivian spirit while filming ‘Che’. Soon after, he became a global distributor

  • Kenya’s coffee hour

    Café society is taking off in a nation of tea drinkers

Dell edges nearer to EMC deal

Cash and stock offer would value storage group at over $50bn

North Korea parades missiles in show of power

Rare speech by Kim Jong Un proclaims readiness for war with US

Russia fails to derail Isis advances

Critics say Moscow air strikes helping not hindering terror group


Global tax deal targets multinationals

Clamp on avoidance could raise up to $250bn a year, says OECD

Comment & Analysis

The services’ vaulted dining space
©Mark Lord

Gloucester Services, miracle off the M5

‘Where normal service stations offer irradiated pasties and low-grade pornography, Gloucester has hand-raised pies and a small bookshop’

Joe Cummings illustration Redstone

Sumner Redstone, ailing media titan

Nonagenarian owner of troubled empire has gone silent but is still in control, writes Matthew Garrahan

A stripped-down guide to Gallic labour relations

Many boss-nappings are more benign, with workers displaying a healthy French regard for the finer things

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