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Gunman shoots soldier at Ottawa war memorial

Lloyds to unveil 9,000 job cuts

Attempt to make retail lender more digitally focused

Asia bourses slip after Wall Street dip

Brent crude falls despite better China manufacturing data

Apple chief in China security talks

Cook meets officials after reports that hackers targeted iCloud users

DeepMind allies with Oxford academics

Google artificial intelligence group buys university spinouts

Luxottica picks P&G man for co-CEO post

Mehboob-Khan to run Italian company alongside insider Vian

GSK’s chief Witty comes out fighting

Drugmaker ‘extremely pragmatic’ about options for boosting value

Inheritances ‘do not increase’ inequality

IFS finds bequests have little impact on distribution of wealth

Twitter seeks developers and acquisitions

Social network looks to expand beyond messaging

Co-op blamed for doomed Lloyds branches deal

MPs call for probe into managers, regulators and auditors

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Moral hazards must be weighed against benefits

India’s Congress party stares into the abyss

Crushing political defeats have forced Congress politicians to consider the party’s future

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