IMF swayed by eurozone politics, says report

Damning evaluation of debt-crisis bailouts fuels debate on Greece

EDF gives green light for Hinkley Point

French utility approves £18bn project despite board dissent

Merkel vows to keep door open to refugees

Chancellor resists pressure to change policy and tightens security

Ford warns of $1bn Brexit blow

Finance chief says UK car prices will rise to claw back losses

Lloyds to shed more jobs and branches

Bank more than doubles first-half profits

Bid to bar Corbyn from Labour race fails

Challenge to make incumbent seek nominations from MPs fails

Study says EU banks could require €900bn

Academic study says real risks are not reflected in EU exercise

Foreign students turned off by Brexit

Survey suggests expansion plans may need to be rethought

Trump’s Russia ‘joke’ helps Clinton woo insiders

Dismay may not help Democrats given anti-establishment mood

Shell profits plunge 72%

ConocoPhillips and Total also announce steep drops in earnings

Oil nears bear market: 5 things to watch

Crude oil’s quiet slide from its 2016 high sharpens questions about the outlook

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Renting in your 40s and 50s on the rise

‘Generation Rent’ does not just apply to millennials

Brexit barometer: slowdown fears v optimism

Gloom deepens in manufacturing and services but job trends unclear

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Commentator performs at gaming events all over the world

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