Iran nuclear talks approach crunch point

Ministers fly in for last-ditch bid to reach agreement with Tehran

French business still awaiting recovery

Economists say country is emerging from years of stagnation

Companies warned on insurance rules revamp

Business must take policies more seriously, says pension trustee

Dufry snaps up Italy’s World Duty Free

The €3.6bn deal will create world’s biggest travel retailer

Online arms race heats up over adverts

Internet media groups fight back against use of adblockers

Nigeria extends voting after tech fault

Partial results bolster opposition hopes of victory

Sturgeon calls on Labour to form anti-Conservative pact

SNP leader lays down challenge to Ed Miliband

Music Room, Grand People's Study House, Pyongyang ©Getty
  • Kim and country

    Artifice and dissembling are daily requirements to escape — or just survive — the country’s hereditary dictatorship

  • The Sacai sensation

    How designer Chitose Abe is transforming the way we dress

  • Pre-prepared restaurant food

    Diners can feel cheated when restaurant food is pre-prepared elsewhere. But should we be complaining?

Cameron promises ‘truly seven-day’ NHS

Prime minister tells supporters election is on a knife edge

Activist fund targets Kyocera and Canon

Oasis helped prod Nintendo out of consoles-only strategy

Bid for Rexam sparks fears over loss of UK expertise

Takeover by Ball would create US-based drinks can powerhouse

India’s diamond polishers lose their sparkle

Growth stalling and profits dwindling for country’s diamantaires

Comment and Analysis

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Thor Bjorgolfsson: back from the brink

The Icelander who played a lead role in his country’s boom and bust

Lucy Powell, Angela Eagle, Maria Eagle, Sarah Newton, Pauline Latham and Nicky Morgan
©Alamy; Allstar; Photoshot; AFP

Westminster women: the gender gap

Elizabeth Rigby asks leading female politicians why the UK parliament remains a men’s club

Jonathan McHugh illustration
©Jonathan McHugh

The prince plots to steal Cameron’s crown

Those who think the Tories would not move against a sitting prime minister forget Thatcher’s fall

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