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Jordanian warplane downed in Syria

US confirms crash of F-16 and capture of a pilot by Isis

Russia pledges to help groups with foreign debts

Central bank to assist refinancings in bid to ease crisis

Modest improvement to UK productivity

Output per hour up 0.6% in third quarter

Oil price extends fall as US crude stockpiles swell

S&P 500 ends short session just short of highs

Uber chief indicted in South Korea

Kalanick accused of breaking transport laws in further Asian setback

Alexander attacks Osborne over cuts

Chancellor’s plans amount to ‘wilful destruction’, Lib Dem minister says

Samsung closes flagship store in UK

Westfield in Stratford seen as main British retail base

Northern Ireland parties reach broad deal

Last-minute agreement bolstered by £2bn package

Sainsbury’s Christmas truce ad under fire

Hundreds complain although historian and brand specialist back store

Saudis dig in to protect market share

Oil minister al-Naimi says price is irrelevant to output decisions

Heidelberg sells brick business for $1.4bn

Lone Star buys Hanson building products

Comment and Analysis

Food the new frontier for Italian luxury

Investors greedy for country’s family-owned food groups

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Graduate talent makes a mentor seethe

A banker resents the arrogant lazy trainee he is nurturing

Thirteen traits of true innovation

Culture matters when inventing but only a minority of companies are any good at it

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