Turkey allows Kurds to relieve Kobani

Shift in policy as US drops weapons to city’s defenders

Total chief dies in Moscow air crash

Private jet carrying Christophe de Margerie hit snow-clearing machine

BoE launches review after payments crash

Settlement system down for more than 9 hours

Asia bourses mixed after China GDP

Stocks digest reading showing slowest quarterly growth since 2009

Cameron caught in trap over immigration

PM’s curb pledge risks angering everyone while pleasing no one

Apple smashes through forecasts

Group beats Wall St expectations on revenues, earnings and iPhone sales

AbbVie hits at Treasury as Shire deal dies

González calls for comprehensive US tax reform

Silver Economy

Labour ‘mansion tax’ to cost £250 a month

Charge on £2m-£3m properties revealed by shadow chancellor

Good payday karma for Microsoft chief

Nadella granted compensation package worth an estimated $84.3m

Leader who modernised Australian society

Former prime minister Gough Whitlam dies aged 98

Sweden shuts airspace as sub hunt grows

Search for presumed Russian vessel involves hundreds of military personnel

Comment and Analysis

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The most persuasive strategy may be to stop talking

Cameron takes Britain closer to the exit door

The PM’s pledge to curb EU immigration is an unrealistic gamble

Ebola highlights Nigeria’s potential

Nation faces battle against corruption and Islamist insurgency

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