Australian police arrest teenagers in terror plot

Anzac Day attack foiled, say police

Security tightened after Kiev shootings

Moscow accused of spreading ‘terror and hysteria’ by Kiev

HSBC speeds up exit from emerging markets

‘World’s local bank’ plans to become simpler and smaller

Goldman sued over ‘sex discrimination’

Banker claims she was cheated out of millions in bonuses

Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33

Isis claims responsibility for bank bombing that targeted government workers

Tesco set to report loss of up to £5bn

Raft of write-offs and charges in full-year results

Russia data blunt Putin optimism

Rouble and GDP fall despite president’s TV reassurances

A picture released by the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute dated 1915 purportedly shows soldiers standing over skulls of victims from the Armenian village of Sheyxalan in the Mush valley, on the Caucasus front during the First World War. Armenians say up to 1.5 million of their forebears were killed in a 1915-16 genocide by Turkey's former Ottoman Empire. Turkey says 500,000 died and ascribes the toll to fighting and starvation during World War I. (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg global outage paralyses investors

Failure delays £3bn UK debt sale and highlights market dependence

Imperial College's proposed plans for White City

Overseas students drive UK university boom

Threat of potential EU exit is one of many risks to costly growth

Saddam ex-deputy reported killed in Iraq

‘King of Clubs’ shot dead, according to army officer

The rise, fall and rise again of Nokia

Deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent is the latest reinvention for the telecoms group

Comment and Analysis

LONDON - OCTOBER 18: The BBC logo is displayed on entrance gates to Television Centre on October 18, 2007 in London. In order to make £2 billion of savings the BBC will sell off it's famous television studios, make up to 1800 staff redundant and cut back on programme making. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Run the BBC as a company

The power of more than 25m licence-holders should be harnessed, writes Evelyn de Rothschild

Illustration by Shonagh Rae of a girl texting
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Generation K: what it means to be a teen

‘A world of Instadanger, Facebook Envy and austerity has proved a particularly toxic cocktail’

Power of the US presidential partner

When we elect a leader we are electing two people, writes Kati Marton

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