Uber faces the ‘last 1bn person market’

Taxi app is arming itself for tough fight in India against local competitor Ola

Hester to strengthen hand as Zurich circles

RSA chief aims to show turnround efforts bearing fruit

More aircraft debris found on Reunion

Debris could offer clues to missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Report claims doping in elite athletics

Up to a third of medals won by competitors with suspicious results

Rightwing militia puts Kiev in its sights

Leader of the volunteer battalion Right Sector turns on Ukraine’s president

Afghan talks in doubt after Omar death

Admission exposes rifts with Taliban hardliners

Honeywell landed with debt-ridden pension funds

Company acquires two unrelated schemes in deal for Elster

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Falling oil price hits big energy groups

Poor results in US follow huge job cut announcements in Europe

Pensioners promised sky-high parking yields

Doubts raised over airport investment scheme with 8% guarantee

Trade talks fail to break TPP deadlock

Ministers stall on dairy, sugar and pharmaceutical disagreements

Turkey’s Kurds watch fragile peace slip away

Electoral success for Kurdish party reignites conflict

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Trump staying power confounds his rivals

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China’s market upset is bad for the world

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