Barclays pays £72m fine for risk failure

Bank failed to carry out adequate checks on £1.9bn transaction, says FCA

Big bonuses likely for banks’ top talent

Leading performers expected to be rewarded

Cameron sets out case for Syria air strikes

MPs could vote next week on expanding UK role in military action

UK net migration rises to all-time high

ONS figures deal blow to government promise to limit numbers

logo of Slater & Gordon lawyers

Slater & Gordon shares halve on rule change

Investors desert law firm amid plans to reform UK claims industry

Eden Galindo and Jesse Hughes of Eagles of Death Metal interviewed by Vice

Eagles of Death Metal give first interview

The band were playing in Paris music hall when it was attacked

Saudis change tune as Opec meeting looms

Subtle shift in kingdom’s message as oil investment collapses

2015/09/09: President of the World Chess Federation FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov during the press conference in Baku
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US accuses Syria of buying oil from Isis

Treasury also accuses chess federation head of aiding Assad

Tesco settles US class action lawsuit

Group to pay $12m to ADR holders over profit overstatement

China cuts journalist Gao Yu’s jail term

Beijing critic’s sentence for leaking state secrets cut by 2 years

Film star stokes India intolerance debate

Backlash against Bollywood actor after social critique goes viral

Comment & Analysis

Ingram Pinn illustration, Pfizer
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Big Pharma is addicted to an illusion

Paying high prices for proven drugs and taking a hit to the balance sheet does not avoid the bill

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 10: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of August 10, 2015 in New York City. The Dow Jones surged over 230 points after five days of losses. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Markets must get used to price quirks

Less capital and more technology are likely to bring more dislocation


The riff: Periods and marketing taboos

A tussle over adverts in New York shows how attitudes must change

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