UK borrowing remains above target

Total for year to date rises from £35.2bn to £37bn

Amazon takes aim at Chinese rivals

Ecommerce group to launch in Shanghai trade zone

Israeli strike kills 3 Hamas commanders

War in Gaza appears to enter new phase of targeted killings

BofA braced for $17bn settlement

US justice department to announce agreement on mortgages case

Oil expert reignites debate over North Sea

Sir Ian says reserves overstated by Yes vote supporters

Eurozone growth too weak to lift jobs

PMI survey shows slowing activity in August

Housebuilding at post credit-crunch high

Growth in property sales slackens

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Labour warns energy companies on service

Flint says regulator would be given power to revoke licences

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Quindell ‘on track’ to meet full-year targets

Revenue more than doubles in first half of year

US attempted to free hostages in Syria

Announcement comes amid anger over murder of James Foley

Costain reports record £3.2bn order book

Engineering group’s strategy to target large customers pays off

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Ukraine’s economy: Broken down

The country’s finances have worsened, raising pressure on the International Monetary Fund

Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dies

Leader played key role in advancing peace process

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US may be a gamble too far for SoftBank

Japanese company faces tough fight to turn Sprint into a serious US telecoms challenger

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