US economy roars back with 4% growth

Recovery is strongly back on track after weak patch

News Corp revisits news app idea

Group considers digital project to lure ‘millennial’ readers

Mayor calls for £1.3tn London investment

Infrastructure improvements targeted as population grows

Dozens die in Gaza school and market attacks

Israel Defence Forces confirms it fired towards school

Merkel’s sanctions rethink reflects loss of trust in Putin

Chancellor’s allies say MH17 more critical than US pressure

Q&A: Argentina on the brink of default

Economy minister flies to New York raising hopes of a deal

China corruption probe reaches western breakfast tables

Ripple effects of investigations felt by foreign partners

Amazon sparks India ecommerce war

Investment of $2bn follows rival Flipkart’s $1bn fundraising

EU urged to monitor Hungarian democracy

Opposition alarm after Orbán calls for ‘illiberal state’

A very early version of Google’s self-driving prototype vehicle
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Insurers worry driverless cars are ‘existential threat’

Announcement gives green light to vehicles

India’s Tata earmarks $35bn for expansion

Conglomerate eyes spot in list of world’s top 25 businesses

Comment and Analysis

Germany: Bank balance

After a public bailout, five Landesbanks now face threatening ECB stress tests

Each of us has the ability to go it alone

Growth in self-employment boosts output and tax revenues – it should be embraced

Twitter finds love, but doubts remain

Market’s euphoria may be unrequited

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