Ukraine shootout puts truce deal in doubt

Kiev rejects Moscow claims that it broke Geneva accord

Eurozone peripheral interest bills climb

Big deficits mean servicing debt remains costly

Italian newspaper to give away 20m copies

Marketing stunt aims to celebrate Italy’s economic recovery

Brown to join Scotland unionist campaign

Former PM gives his support as polls narrow

Investors eye more Apple share buybacks

Impact of iPhone sales in China set to be revealed

BP refuses to fund spill probe

Arguments over costs central to legal actions

Co-op backers send in top troubleshooter

Lenders appoint restructuring expert from RBS

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Uber’s ‘hustler wonks’ defend taxi app

Setbacks in Berlin and Brussels are only the latest for start-up


Injured ex-soldiers bring discipline to work

Chauffeur service hires ex-servicemen and injured military personnel

The Queen Elizabeth sails into Rainbow on Maiden Voyage
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UK cruise ports on course for record year

Castles, countryside and culture are pulling in the ocean liners

Tony Caplin, former head of the Public Works Loan Board

Tory quango chief quits over bankruptcy

Caplin steps down from body managing £60bn of public funds

Comment and Analysis

The left can please neither rich nor poor

Large sections of the lower classes see social change as disturbing, writes John Lloyd

Northampton fight is the soul of football

Game with Portsmouth is life or death for the Cobblers

Time to change the political climate

The world should take global warming more seriously

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