Colombian financier key to AB InBev bid

Brewer courts SABMiller investor on takeover

Russia fails to derail Isis advances

Critics say Moscow air strikes helping not hindering terror group

Cameron and Merkel celebrate another year

Festivities were muted by questions over Britain’s EU future

Gross suit throws up battle of bonus pool

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

Vote Leave outlines Brexit battle lines

Campaign honed by months of polling and research

StanChart to axe 1,000 top manager jobs

CEO Bill Winters’ move part of new strategy for bank

Apple pulls mobile app adblocker

Move to withdraw Been Choice from app store

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EU launches aircraft maintenance probe

Regulators focus on competition in $60bn repair market

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Ebola nurse ‘serious’ as epidemic fades

Risks linger even as vaccines tested in Africa

Oil prices rally on Mideast tensions

Brent crude settles at $52.65 as US House votes to end export ban

Surge of cash buyers in London properties

Homes sold to cash buyers hits record high

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