Downing St behind challenge to Fridman deal

Scope of Russia sanctions sparked move over North Sea fields

Cyber security loophole found at bank

Vulnerability allows access to accounts ‘by the front door’

Tax havens linked to London property

Foreign companies hold 40,000 high-value homes in capital, study finds

Osborne urged to help midsized companies

Business groups call for Budget to boost investment

Israel PM warns against Iran nuclear deal

Obama administration reacts angrily to Congress speech

Europe considers ‘two-speed’ internet

Reform package would open a transatlantic divide

King claims victory in Rangers match

South African says EGM will confirm win over Ashley

Concerns over Carney’s BoE revolution

Questions on extent of governor’s power, overlapping committees

Flying in to the Republic of Ireland

Ireland urges emigrants to come home

Move to woo investors and skilled expatriates as economy improves

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BlackBerry unveils touchscreen smartphone

Handset release is first of four planned for this year

Ukraine sharply raises rates to 30%

Move to shore up plunging currency and temper spiralling inflation

Comment and Analysis

A route to profit in the middle market

UK’s supermarkets show the key to success is to match a business’s position to its capabilities

Illustration of Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage

Luddites are wrong about high-tech sector

If new technologies really cut jobs, we would all be out of work by now, writes Walter Isaacson

Turkey loses friends and regional influence

Erdogan embraces solitude but wonders why no one comes around any more

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"The Spanish Government 'would contribute 13-14% of the new bailout'. If I were a Spanish citizen, I would be livid. After all the austerity, bankruptcies, property collapse, continuing unemployment in Spain - they have to help the Greeks?? They need their money for their own citizens."
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