Thomas Cook shares soar on Fosun deal

Chinese group plans to increase holding in UK tour operator

Dollar at 11-year high before jobs data

Eurozone bond yields at lows as ECB buying looms

Le Pen lays out vision to govern France

National Front leader is biggest political force ahead of 2017 polls

Miliband seeks cap on pension drawdown fees

Labour leader to announce latest market intervention over charges

Home secretary Theresa May
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Incoming Tories see May as next likely leader

Home secretary ahead of Johnson in poll of candidates

Tokyo looks at legalising noisy children

City eyes exception to 45-decibel rule that hampers day care

Election race tightens for main parties

Predictor shows no outright victory for Tories or Labour

Britishness may not be enough for HoF

Well-known brands have struggled with Chinese tastes

US corporates face quarterly profit fall

Analysts trim forecasts as stronger dollar takes toll on earnings

Draghi calls recovery with perfect timing

Bond-buying plan has already helped boost confidence in the eurozone

HMRC nets £1.1bn from multinational probes

Officials reap revenue from more transfer-pricing investigations

Comment and Analysis

Poor productivity equals stagnant wages

IFS figures show the weakness of the recovery in household incomes

Google #TheDress and a bigger truth

The ‘wisdom of crowds’ rankings could mean sites dealing in rumour fall below more credible sources

Cameron and Miliband should go head-to-head

The PM should agree to a direct TV debate with the Labour leader

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"For the young rent is over 40% of wages. Why do we have to keep paying the rentiers who generate no wealth? We don't need a new productivity revolution, we need to crush the rentiers. There is your paradigm shift."
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"I want to see a cartoon with all the EZ leaders and Draghi peddling a Heath Robinson-esque 19 seater bicycle over a cliff with the caption: 'Our timing is perfect, and the end is nigh . . .'."
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