Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Chinese capital beats Almaty in Kazakhstan, despite lack of snow

UK aims to make solar power subsidy-free

Rudd says renewable energy can prosper without handouts

Graduate debt overpayments rise

‘Antiquated’ system leaves UK graduates £45m out of pocket

China market probe targets quant traders

Unscrupulous traders may have been posing as state investors

Liberty Global increases stake in ITV

Investment will fuel speculation of full takeover of broadcaster

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 04: Alexander Wang attends the SpongeBob SquarePants themed, 41st birthday party for Pharrell Williams at Bikini Bottom at Cipriani Wall Street on April 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)

Balenciaga’s creative director bows out

Owner Kering says Wang is leaving fashion house for own brand

Big companies warn on China slowdown

Weaker growth in country set to hit second-half profits

Lord Seb Coe, Chairman of LOGOC. Photographed at their office in Canary Wharf this afternoon.

Chime agrees to £374m takeover

WPP and Providence acquire sports-focused marketing services group

Palestinian child killed by firebomb

Security forces on alert as Netanyahu condemns ‘act of terrorism’

Osborne plans public sector pay-off cap

BBC and BoE will also be urged to end 6 figure severance payments

Goodes’ taunts fuel Australia race furore

Government considers referendum on indigenous rights

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Demoralised troops lose faith in Kiev

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Trump staying power confounds his rivals

Candidates fixated on containing billionaire ahead of debate

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