Ukraine slides into new financial crisis

Calls for international bailout to avert economic meltdown

Banks press Brussels to drop reform plans

British and French lenders warn of damage to capital markets

Maersk chief warns over lossmaking rivals

Parlous state of container shipping concerns Søren Skou

Portugal’s ex PM Sócrates detained

Former leader is a suspect in tax fraud, money laundering probe

Chancellor pressed to aid UK oil and gas

Industry lobby says price fall threatens to hit development

Regulatory concerns hold back 3D printing

Proving printed products are safe is delaying adoption

New fathers set to share maternity rights

Move is ‘beginning of something fundamental and profound’

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TV’s return to ‘Benefits Street’ derided

Channel 4 claims critics are calling for a form of censorship

Manufacturers warn of shutdowns

National Grid will pay participating companies to cut demand

China rate cut puts pressure on lenders

Policy changes set to squeeze bank profit margins

Diplomats eye interim Iran agreement

Attempt to inject urgency before the deadline of midnight on Monday

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Jeremy Male Chief executive officer, CBS Outdoor in front of the New York headquarters at 405 lexington Avenue in New York
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Jeremy Male: the billboard goes digital

CEO takes CBS’s old outdoor advertising arm into 21st century

Japan setback will not be the end of Abenomics

PM must not let election distract from inflation push

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Japan’s sporting stars have major league form

All told, 53 players have reached top-level US baseball

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